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
UPDATE - 05 October, 2016: Another story about this award-winning research project was published in the Amherstburg River Town Times.
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.
Not sure if your team’s achievements merit recognition? Never submitted a nomination before? This webinar provides an overview of the AFHTO "Bright Lights" Awards nomination process. Specifically what reviewers are looking for and tips for writing a nomination.
Kincardine Family Health Team partnership secures two new programs through Westover Treatment Centre
Kincardine News article published on Apr. 18, 2016. Article in full pasted below. Troy Patterson, Kincardine News The Kincardine Family Health Team has announced the development of a strategic partnership with Westover Treatment Centre for the provision of two new programs.