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Primary care teams speed up access to care and offer a wider range of programs and services to promote health and manage chronic disease. They bring together the variety of skills needed to help people stay as healthy as possible.
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What you need to know about OHIP+: Children and Youth Pharmacare

November 30, 2017 Webinar - See registration link within 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

AFHTO members are invited to attend a webinar on OHIP+: Children and Youth Pharmacare facilitated by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. Beginning January 1, 2018, children and youth aged 24 years and under who have OHIP coverage will

Transforming Patient Care Environments

November 28, 2017 Women's College Hospital, Toronto, ON 8am - 5:30pm

Dear Healthcare Leaders! This session brings together thought leaders in in the healthcare facilities and clinical planning space that are reshaping the way we plan, design and construct healthcare environments to meet the needs of patients into the future. Opportunities

Privacy Officer Training for Primary Care Practices

October 24, 2017 - November 28, 2017 Toronto, ON and Online

If you are a Privacy Officer for a primary care practice (or know someone who is), you are invited to the Privacy Officer training starting October 24th.  If you want some support to feel more confident in your role –

Ontario Long Term Care Association’s This is Long Term Care 2017 Conference: Ahead of the Curve

November 27-29, 2017 Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto, ON

Ontario Long Term Care Association’s This is Long Term Care 2017 Conference: Ahead of the Curve November 27-29, 2017 Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto This is Long Term Care seeks to profile new and emerging research, innovation and quality initiatives in

Post-Conference Treating Poverty Workshop

November 25, 2017 Fairmont Royal York, Toronto, ON 8:30am - 4:00pm

Learn to screen for poverty. Access and understand the resources available to address poverty and other social determinants of health. Understand the impact poverty has on health and risk factors. Go home with evidence-based tools you can use in your

55th Annual Scientific Assembly – Bringing Relevant and Practical Learning to Complex Care

November 23 - 24, 2017 Fairmont Royal York, Toronto, ON

Join us at ASA 2017 and get the latest on clinical topics with evidence-based tools to apply in practice. ASA 2017 is certified for up to 12 Mainpro+ credits and includes more than 50 new topics and 100+ interactive presentations developed by family

Coffee Talk- Board of Directors Series

Sep. 28 & Nov. 23, 2017 Webinar 8:00-9:00 a.m.

Miller Thomson’s Health Industry Group is proud to expand its value added offerings to include a new complimentary webinar series specifically for Boards of Directors and senior management of health service providers. The health and social service sector is under

Perinatal Mental Health – Fall 2017 Educational Webcast series

October 26, November 9, November 23, 2017 Online

The Perinatal Mental Health Team at Mount Sinai Hospital is pleased to promote another Fall Educational Webcast Series in partnership with Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN). Fifteen to twenty per cent of women develop a mental illness during or after pregnancy.

Health Promotion Ontario Conference

November 23, 2017 Chestnut Conference Centre, Toronto, ON

Each year, Health Promotion Ontario (HPO) provides a forum for students, practitioners and researchers to come together and discuss issues and ideas in and around the field of health promotion. This year’s conference will be in celebration of the 30th

Privacy and Enterprise Risk Management in Primary Care

November 22, 2017 Online 11:30am - 12:45pm

Privacy and Enterprise Risk Management webinar was watched by over 80 AFHTO members on November 22nd – a recording is available here. The webinar was presented by Miller Thomson, a law firm specializing in working with not-for-profit organizations as well

Practising Wisely Day

November 22, 2017 Fairmont Royal York, Toronto, ON 7:30am - 8:00am

Practising Wisely Day – November 22 – Toronto (Pre-Conference Day at the OCFP’s ASA) On November 22, 2017, join us at the Fairmont Royal York in Toronto for one inspiring day devoted to helping you implement the Practising Wisely approach

Register now! Managing Medication as a Team

November 17 2017 YMCA GTA Central, Toronto, ON 10:30am - 3:30pm

It takes a team… Managing medication is everyone’s job.  Join us in Toronto on Friday, November 17th for Managing Medication as a Team. In this full-day workshop, we’ll take an in-depth look at four common aspects of interprofessional medication management,

Wound Canada’s Fall Conference

November 16-19, 2017 International Centre, Mississauga, ON

Attendee feedback: “I learned a lot that I can apply to my practice”   “Thoroughly enjoyed the networking”   “High-quality speakers” Join us at the wound event of the year!   November 16–19, 2017, in Mississauga, Ontario  Wounds Canada’s (the Canadian Association

Videoconference Series: Geriatric Mental Health – Some Guiding Principles on How to Work Psychotherapeutically with Older Adults

November 10, 2017 Online or Baycrest Hospital, Toronto, ON

Please join us on Friday, November 10 for the GeMH videoconference education series commencing at noon Eastern time. The topic is “Some Guiding Principles on How to Work Psychotherapeutically with Older Adults” presented by Ken Schwartz, MD, FRCPC, Baycrest.  It

Ontario Psychological Association 70th Annual Conference

November 2 - 4, 2017 The Omni King Edward Hotel, Toronto, ON

Nov 2, 2017 – 09:00AM to Nov 4, 2017 – 04:00PM The Historic Toronto OMNI King Edward Hotel Honouring our past, treasuring the present and shaping our future We would be honoured to have you join us to help us

Save the Date – 9th Canadian Conference on Dementia

November 2-4, 2017 Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, Toronto, ON

9th Canadian Conference on Dementia Online reservations for this event will be available spring 2017. If you have any questions, please contact us at or call 416 597-3422 ext. 3448 to reach the registrations department. To view information from