Today’s release of Data to Decisions (D2D) 4.1 contains early signals that variation in performance between teams is decreasing. Reducing variation is an important goal in quality improvement.
On January 18, 2017, The Change Foundation announced their Changing CARE partnerships, the result of a search launched in summer 2016 for Ontario health care delivery or service organizations willing to create new and innovative partnerships with family caregivers to improve their experience in Ontario’s health and community care systems.
AFHTO congratulates physicians in our member family health teams who were recognized on Thursday, November 24, 2016 at the Ontario College of Family Physicians (OCFP) 2016 President’s Installation and Awards Ceremony. These include outgoing president Dr. Sarah-Lynn Newberry of Marathon FHT and OCFP’s new president, Dr.
Article published in Annals of Family Medicine on November 14, 2016 The accompanying news release and abstract are shown below. One in six patients in Ontario does not belong to an organized primary care practice, new research suggests.
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.
Several AFHTO member teams were honoured as honour roll applicants for the 2016 Minister's Medals in Health Quality and Safety , announced at today's Health Quality Transformation conference.
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.
At this year’s Canadian Pharmacists Conference, Suzanne Singh and Tejal Patel were both awarded Patient Care Achievement Awards. Congratulations to Suzanne and Tejal for their important achievements! Suzanne Singh Honoured with the CPhA Patient Care Achievement Award for Innovation, Suzanne Singh is a pharmacist at the Mount Sinai Academic Family Health Team.
Authors: Judith Belle Brown, PhD, Bridget L. Ryan, PhD, Cathy Thorpe, MA Published in CMAJ Open, click here for the full article.