AFHTO "Bright Lights" Awards - nominations now open!

Calling all AFHTO Members to shine a light on your team’s accomplishments. Nominate an outstanding team or individual for a “Bright Lights” Award by July 26, 2017.

The “Bright Lights” Awards recognize leadership, outstanding work and significant progress being made to improve the value delivered by interprofessional primary care teams across Ontario. Select award recipients will receive an education grant valued at $3,000. “Bright Lights” Award recipients are:


Powassan and Area FHT wins Poster of Distinction award at HQT

Congratulations to Anna Gibson-Olajos and Meghan Peters, who were awarded Poster of Distinction at Health Quality Ontario's Health Quality Transformation conference on October 20, 2016. Their poster Because You Care: Using Your EMR Data to Save Lives tells the story of how D2D helped the Powassan and Area Family Health Team (PAAFHT) identify a serious issue in their data quality for colorectal cancer screening rates.


Announcing the AFHTO 2016 Bright Lights Award Winners!

AFHTO has named eight innovators as winners of the organization’s annual Bright Lights Awards for their work in making meaningful improvements in patient health, how patients experience their care, and how efficiently healthcare resources are used. The awards recognize individuals for their leadership and for the work being conducted to improve the value of services delivered by primary care teams in Ontario. The winners were selected by a panel of judges from more than 60 nominations.