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Congratulations to the first cohort of 24 Ontario Health Teams and to our many member teams that are engaged and participating in the development of OHTs in their communities, ensuring that primary care is the foundation in the transformation.
By Aryn Strickland, The Wellington Advertiser
Joining the GAOHT made statistical sense for East Wellington Family Health Team (EWFHT), which provides clinics in both Erin and Rockwood, according to executive director Kim Bell.
Originally published Jul. 30, 2019. Last updated Dec. 4, 2019
On July 18, 2019, the Minister of Health, Hon. Christine Elliott, hosted a town hall to provide an update on the next steps for becoming an Ontario Health Team (OHT) for those who completed a self-assessment. With more than 150 submissions received, OHTs are being positioned as a new way to deliver care by providing seamless transitions of care for patients and removing barriers for providers.
On Nov. 25, 2019, Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, was at the University of Toronto Mississauga to announce the Mississauga Ontario Health Team, known as Mississauga Health, as one of the first 24 teams in the province. The aim is to implement a new model of organizing and delivering health care that better connects patients and providers in their communities to improve patient outcomes.
Edited introduction from QIDS-Essential: The Making and Meaning of the Quality Improvement Decision Support (QIDS) Program
Join us for our next Primary Care Virtual Community session on November 21st 8:00am-9:30am, Ontario’s novel collaborative designed to unleash the power of primary care in health system change. More than 1,000 people have now connected through this virtual community, convened by The Change Foundation on behalf of the Association of Family Health Teams of Ontario (AFHTO) and the Ontario College of Family Physicians (OCFP).
Elliot Lake Today article published September 17, 2019
By Brent Sleightholm, Elliot Lake Today