AFHTO members leading Ontario Health Teams

Originally published Jul. 30, 2019. Last updated Aug. 8, 2019

On July 18, 2019, the Minister of Health, Hon. Christine Elliott, hosted a town hall to provide an update on the next steps for becoming an Ontario Health Team (OHT) for those who completed a self-assessment. With more than 150 submissions received, OHTs are being positioned as a new way to deliver care by providing seamless transitions of care for patients and removing barriers for providers.

Mount Sinai Academic FHT Prenatal Services fit under Ontario's Plan to Expand Midwifery Services

On July 8, 2019 Ontario's government committed to providing ongoing funding for Group Perinatal Care at Mount Sinai Academic FHT. The 2019 Bright Lights nominated program was implemented in 2016. Perinatal care and education is provided by an interprofessional team including registered midwives, prenatal nurse, registered dietitian, family medicine residents and family physicians.

Windsor FHT featured in 2nd report from the Premier’s Council on Improving Healthcare and Ending Hallway Medicine

A healthy Ontario: Building a sustainable health care system

Report released on June 25, 2019

By Dr. Rueben Devlin, Chair, Premier’s Council on Improving Healthcare and Ending Hallway Medicine

 

Under Chapter 3: Ten recommendations to improve health care: Integration: Recommendations 1–3

Innovation in Ontario

 

Windsor Family Health Team