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.
Niagara Advance article published November 3, 2017. Article in full pasted below. Penny Coles, Niagara Advance Cooking classes at the Niagara-on-the-Lake community centre are bringing youth and seniors together to learn about healthy meals. Let’s Cook Together is a continuation of a successful program that took place last year at the community centre, paid for by a provincial grant for seniors.
The Sarnia Journal article published October 29, 2017. Article in full pasted below. Troy Shantz, The Sarnia Journal The numbers are staggering. Last year, 1,326 residents of Sarnia-Lambton were prescribed an opioid for pain. That’s one in six. Another 1,326 people — one in every 93 people living in Sarnia-Lambton — were treated for an addiction to opiates with prescribed methadone or suboxone.
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.
The Manitoulin Expositor article published October 20, 2017. Article in full pasted below. Expositor Staff, The Manitoulin Expositor MINDEMOYA—A Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) faculty member who works at the Manitoulin Central Family Health Team and Manitoulin Health Centre in Mindemoya, Dr.
York Region article published October 18, 2017. Article in full pasted below.
Lambton Shield article published August 31, 2017. Article in full pasted below. Editorial Staff, Lambton Shield Patients in Sarnia Lambton who have been pre-identified as frequent 911 callers and Emergency Department patients, are now able to access proactive, non-emergency care through the Community Paramedicine Program.