The Change Foundation
In June 2011, The Change Foundation announced its single largest and most ambitious project to date: Partners Advancing Transitions in Healthcare (PATH): A first with Ontario patients. On June 5, 2012, The Change Foundation awarded The Northumberland Community Partnership $3 million over two years to work closely with the Foundation on the groundbreaking Northumberland PATH project. Northumberland’s proposal had a winning combination of strengths: wide array of strong cross-community players, including primary care and a technology partner, growing expertise in geriatric care, proven track record in engaging its citizenry in healthcare decision-making.In Northumberland PATH, patients and caregivers partner with providers across the community and system to co-design changes to improve healthcare transitions and experiences. 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.
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Sector: Health system
Organization type: Community Care Access Centre, Community Support Organization, Community-Based Mental Health or Addiction Organization, Family Health Team, Hospital, Local Health Integration Network
LHIN: Central East
Location: Ontario, Rural, Urban
Integration type: Coordination/cooperation, Interprofessional collaboration, Joint initiatives, Voluntary
Document type: Case study, Models/Examples
Administrative concerns: Information technology, Quality
Medical/social concerns: Aging, Education, Navigation, Person-centred care, Transitions of Care
Source: Other non-governmental
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