Between 2010 and 2013, an attempt was made to integrate 13 providers with over 100 mental health and addiction services into one new integrated agency – the Algoma Anchor Agency. This newly created agency was formed and incorporated in 2012, but late in 2013 the concept “died.” Find out why the concept arose, the steps taken to create the agency and the reasons for its’ demise. Explore the lessons learned and the positive and negative consequences experienced by those affected, including the providers and the recipients of services.
This research-based position paper provides recommendations to effectively link mental health and addiction services with the rest of the health system, in particular primary care.
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.
Website created by the Rural Health Sciences Network, which brings together the majority of LHIN-funded health care providers in a rural area of the South-East LHIN.
This research report from the Mowat Centre highlights different approaches to integration that have been developed, outlines challenges and benefits of each, and makes recommendations on the way forward in the current climate of fiscal restraint in Ontario.
Part 2 of a series on governance challenges and solutions in the context of health system transformation.
Part 1 of a series on governance challenges and solutions in the context of health system transformation.
A Discussion Paper developed by the LHIN Leadership Council which suggests common principles to adopt across the health system and updates the categories of integration laid out in the 2006 LHIN Act.
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.