This report discusses models of collaboration, key considerations for successful collaborations at the service level, and information on guidelines for evaluating collaboration among services and their impacts on client outcomes.
Provides an overview of integration definitions, challenges, and key elements for success, based on a literature review.
A draft discussion paper prepared by the Association of Ontario Health Centres to stimulate thinking on a revitalized primary health care system for Ontario.
This article looks at the successes and challenges of a number of rural and urban multi-service agencies in the community health sector and the integration processes that created them.
Powerpoint presentation describing the advantages of a “Full Service Organization” such as the Espinola Regional Hospital and Health Centre, which includes a family health team, long-term care, seniors independent and assisted living apartments, CCAC offices, specialists, a sleep lab and Telemedicine.
Ontario plan for better access, quality and value in the health care system, which includes commitments to improve system navigation and better connect family health care to the system as a whole.
Report on the collaboration efforts of two Ottawa-based coalitions from different sectors, the Community Health and Resource Centres Coalition of Ottawa and the Ottawa Community Support Coalition.
Addressing Rural Health Needs reviews literature in Canada and abroad and finds six key elements for effective rural health population program planning and delivery which can be used as a guideline by rural health planners.
Conservative Party Position paper on health system restructuring, which suggests abolition of LHINs and CCACs and consolidation of all other health organizations under hospital-led hubs.
Highlights of discussion at May 9-10 2013 workshop on the OHA paper on Local Health Hubs for Rural and Northern Communities, including recommendations for substantial community engagement and equitable involvement of all partners in the development and management of any such hubs .