Advancing Equity in Cancer Screening for Gender-Diverse Clients

Fri, June 17, 2022
ZOOM Webinar

HOSTED BY the alliance for healthier communities, indigenous primary health care council, nurse practitioner led clinics association, association of family health teams of ontario and ontario health

Ontario Health has developed new, gender-affirming cancer screening guidelines to support the health and wellbeing of Trans and Non-Binary clients. These groups often have lower screening rates than their peers due to outreach that misses eligible clients and screening practices that can trigger gender dysphoria.

Ukrainians Fleeing War: Early Assessment Considerations for Primary Care Providers

Today, the Ontario government announced the launching of a suite of supports for Ukrainian families arriving under the Canada-Ukraine Authorization for Emergency Travel. The supports available include Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP) coverage. Please find the News Release here and additional information on coming to Ontario from Ukraine here.

Updated primary care guidance document, revocation of Directive #2 and other supports

Dear Members,

With the announcement on February 14th that the government is moving to the next phase of reopening on February 17th, now more than ever it’s important to keep the pressure on ensuring more Ontarians get vaccinated. Thank you again for all your hard work in supporting your patients and community in all aspects of the pandemic efforts, while also managing the critical work of keeping your doors open for primary care.

Segmenting your OHT Population: Stories from the Field (Part 3)

Tue, February 22, 2022
Zoom Webinar

Hosted by HSPN

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2022
12 pm to 1:30 pm ET

In February, we will merge our streams of population health management and stories from the field providing real-world examples in Ontario Health Teams of using data to better understand where, how and for whom interventions can be directed. Examples include raw use of hospital diagnoses through to sophisticated segmentation with pre-packaged risk stratification tools. Presenters will describe their use of Intellihealth and Integrated Decision Support (IDS) resources.

COVID-19 Outpatient Therapies, Vaccination Updates and Other Updates

Dear members,

January has been an incredibly difficult month, and we want to thank you and your teams for all that you have done, and continue to do, for your patients. Encouragingly, the latest update on COVID-19 projections from the Science Table indicates that while hospital and ICU admissions continues to be high, Ontario data shows that vaccination (including third doses) is providing strong protection against serious illness.