- “FHTs and NPLCs are the engine of team-based innovation in primary care in Ontario and likely all of Canada.” – Dr. Sean Blaine, AFHTO President, at the Opening Plenary.
- “Achieving the Triple Aim cannot happen without improved team experience.” – Both Dr.
- “Nothing about me without me.” At the close of the AFHTO 2014 Conference, Dr Tia Pham, lead physician at the South East Toronto FHT, reminded the audience of these famous words on patient partnership from Don Berwick, founder of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement.
- “It’s the patient’s experience that counts.” Concluding comments from Dr Joshua Tepper, CEO of Health Quality Ontario and physician at the St.
Close to 900 people took part in the AFHTO 2013 Conference – Leadership in Healthcare for Ontarians.
From André Picard’s opening prescription for our health system – i.e. make a modernized and expanded primary care system the focus – through to the closing panel discussion on “The value of family health teams – What do we know today? How do we build from here?” over 800 people took part in Demonstrating and Celebrating the Value of Family Health Teams at the AFHTO 2012 Conference.
What an amazing experience this morning, October 26, to be in one room with over 500 people from 146 FHTs across Ontario, listening to the newly re-elected and re-appointed Minister of Health expressing her appreciation and support for family health teams.