Windsor Star article published January 5, 2017. Article in full pasted below. Windsor Regional Hospital’s two emergencies are getting fewer patients with sore throats and other minor ailments, an encouraging trend that started once
Dundas Star News article published January 4, 2017. Article in full pasted below. Craig Campbell, Dundas Star News
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.
CBC News article published November 22, 2016. Article in full pasted below.
The Manitoulin Expositor article published November 9, 2016. Article in full pasted below. Expositor Staff, The Manitoulin Expositor
Inside Belleville article published October 28, 2016. Article in full pasted below. Erin Stewart, Quinte West News
Prescription to exercise, doctor’s orders
A new health care prescription has made its way to the Quinte region; it’s not actual medicine, but a 60-day pass to the YMCA to get people moving.
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.
Petrolia Topic article published on October 4, 2016. Article in full pasted below. Melissa Schlilz, Postmedia Network