A discussion paper on system integration as it affects Community Health Centres, it includes a framework to better understand integration, principles and values to guide integration, an assessment of the integration landscape
This Technical Brief is intended as a practical aid for people involved in discussions about “integrated health services”.
In the following discussion paper, the authors explore the intellectual territory of integrated care, and underscore the need for a patient- centric imperative and meaning.
The purpose of this document is to provide general direction to assist Health Service Providers in determining whether an activity qualifies as an integration decision requiring Central LHIN Board approval.
This is a manual on integration for the South West LHIN that includes all information on integration. Areas covered include what is integration, who can be involved, levels and types of integration, tools, role of LHIN staff and other key areas related to integration.
This paper documents the growing linkages between primary care-centered medical groups and specialists and between physicians and hospitals under managed care.
This publication explores in clear and concise terms the rationale for introducing integrated care and its benefits for different users.
The paper highlights key trajectories and outcomes of the recent policy developments toward integrated health care delivery systems in Quebec and Ontario in the primary care sector and in the development of regional networks of health and social services.
A review of the literature to report on the perceptions and expectations of patients and their families.
This systematic literature review was undertaken to guide decision makers and others to plan for and implement integrated health systems.