Association of Ontario Health Centres (AOHC) , 2010
A discussion paper on system integration as it affects Community Health Centres, commissioned by the Association of Ontario Health Centres (AOHC) from KPMG. Includes a framework to better understand integration, principles and values to guide integration, an assessment of the integration landscape and potential next steps. Research included a document review, a survey of community health centres, key informant interviews and focus groups.
Section: Making Integration Work
Sector: Acute care, Addictions, Community support, Community-governed primary health care, Education, Government, Public health, Social services
Organization type: Aboriginal Health Centre, Community Care Access Centre, Community Health Centre, Community Support Organization, Community-Based Mental Health or Addiction Organization, Hospital
Professions: Doctors or physicians, Specialists
Integration type: Amalgamations, Back office, Behind the scenes, Clinical/service, Common standards/indicators, Coordination/cooperation, Joint initiatives, Mergers
Organization size: Large, Mid-sized
Document type: Research and analysis
Administrative concerns: Cost/benefit, Governance, Human resources, Management, Quality
Medical/social concerns: Access, Equity, Person-centred care, Prevention, Social determinants of health
Source: Community health sector
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