In Northumberland PATH, patients and caregivers partner with providers across the community and system to co-design changes to improve healthcare transitions and experiences. A first for Ontario, the project shifts who and what drives healthcare change, and tests the difference it delivers.
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.
Terms of Reference for the Grey Bruce Integrated Health Coalition (GBIHC), whose mission is to work together to improve health care in Grey Bruce by providing system leadership, maximizing our resources, fostering innovation and integration, advocating for our community and demonstrating partnership at the client/patient, program and system level.
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.
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.
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 .