Learn how a new care coordination tool puts patients first
Putting patients first means bringing together healthcare providers across the system to better coordinate care for high-risk patients. Through improved coordination and information sharing, patient goals will guide their care and ensure that they receive the right care in the right place at the right time. Supported by a team of providers at all levels of the healthcare system who communicate with each other in a timely manner, these patients will experience the best possible healthcare.
To achieve this mandate, healthcare providers need to gather reliable information about patients, especially their goals and what is most important to know about them, so this information can be known to the entire care team. This means creating, maintaining and sharing standardized, high-quality care plans delivered effectively and appropriately.
The Care Coordination Tool (CCT) recently deployed in Ontario contains the functionality to support an enhanced approach to patient-centred care planning, by communicating quickly and securely with care providers across different sectors of the health system; thereby allowing clinicians/physicians the ability to manage issues as they arrive.
The CCT supports the viewing and sharing of assessment information at the local Health Service Provider (HSP) level. This is especially important when the patient moves from one HSP to another.
This webinar will explore the benefits behind the CCT by offering an overview of the tool, how it functions, and how it will revolutionize healthcare information exchange.
In this webinar, you will learn:
• What is the CCT
• Why a flexible and reliable technological solution is important when delivering car
• What are the benefits of CCT for the patient and the care providers
• A brief demonstration on creating a Coordinated Care Plan
• How CCT will integrate with EMRs
• What enhancements lie ahead for the tool
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 – 12 pm EST
Duration: 1 hour plus Q&A
Dr. Jocelyn Charles, Medical Lead, North East Toronto Health Link
Dr. Jocelyn Charles is Chief of the Department of Family & Community Medicine and Medical Director of the Veterans Centre at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. She is the medical lead for the North East Toronto Health Link Network, a network of health care providers working towards improving the coordination of care and care planning for patients with complex health needs.
Dr. Thuy-Nga Pham, South East Toronto Family Health Team
Dr. Tia Pham is an academic family physician and assistant professor at the University of Toronto, serving patients in her clinic, doing home visits, and following patients in the hospital. She is the physician lead of the South East Toronto Family Health Team, which was awarded Family Practice of the Year 2012 by the Ontario College of Family Physicians.
Aasif Khakoo, Director, East Toronto Health Link
Aasif Khakoo is the Director for East Toronto Health Link, a wave 1 Health Link in the Toronto Central Local Health Integration Network, situated with South East Toronto Family Health Team. Aasif has been in the healthcare system for over 17 years where he has provided senior leadership in multiple health care and community support service sectors as well as worked as a clinical researcher for Mount Sinai hospital.