Inner City FHT & Partners Receive More Funding for Housing Project for Adults with Developmental Disabilities
As of November 1, the Bridges to Housing (B2H) project received expanded funding to continue identifying and supporting persons with developmental disabilities (DD) experiencing homelessness.
Published in Deutsch Aerzteblatt-International, November 2016 [English version]
Congratulations to The Centre for Family Medicine Family Health Team eHealth Centre for Excellence, one of six successful public healthcare service provider organizations receiving the second round of REACH funding. REACH is a grant funding program delivered by the Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) on behalf of Ontario’s Ministry of Government and Consumer Services. The program’s goal is to support Ontario healthcare provider organizations to adopt healthcare technology solutions to meet their high-priority needs.
AFHTO has named the winners of our annual Bright Lights Awards. These innovators have improved primary care by making the most of their resources, strengthening interprofessional collaboration, and building strong partnerships beyond their walls. This has resulted in better patient outcomes, better access, and better experience of care. Review committees made up of AFHTO members selected the winners from more than 70 nominations.
Pharmacists Managing People with Diabetes in Primary Care: 10 Years of Experience at the Hamilton Family Health Team
Article published in the Canadian Journal of Diabetes (in press September 2017). Abstract Currently known: Pharmacist interventions can have a positive impact on the clinical outcomes of patients who have diabetes. New information: Primary Care Family Health Teams can be an excellent setting for pharmacists interested in providing collaborative diabetes care and to practice to their full scope.
Congratulations to Kawartha North FHT for earning an Ontario Trillium Grant over an 11-month period (August 2017 to July 2018) to build inclusive and engaged communities in the City of Kawartha Lakes and Haliburton County that tackle poverty reduction. This work continues the efforts of a joint Poverty Reduction Strategy Action Plan supported by the City of Kawartha Lakes and Haliburton County in 2012.
Published in the Ontario Pharmacist magazine, Vol. 81, Issue 2, 2017, click here for the full article.
CTV News Article published July 19, 2017. Article in full pasted below. Sheryl Ubelacker, The Canadian Press TORONTO - A small proportion of Ontario doctors who treat people battling opioid addictions prescribe the majority of the medications used to treat the disorder, a study has found, raising concerns about the quality of patient care and access to therapy.