AFHTO is pleased to share the launch of Health Quality Ontario’s (HQO) Learning Community Wave 6 in Advanced Access, Efficiency and Chronic Disease Management in Primary Care as a valuable learning opportunity for family health teams. Advanced Access, Efficiency and Chronic Disease Management in Primary Care has been designed to assist providers in reaching this goal by offering Independent and Coach-Supported Learning programs.
Applications for Coach-Supported Learning covering Advanced Access, Efficiency and Chronic Disease Management in Primary Care are being accepted at www.hqolc.ca/wave6 until March 1, 2013. There are 100 available spots and spaces may fill with approved applicants prior to the deadline. Acceptance into the Wave is contingent on an applicant successfully completing a readiness assessment interview. The 9-month initiative begins on March 20, 2013 and ends on December 20, 2013.
Providers can join the Independent Learning at any time by visiting www.hqolc.ca. Note that the Independent Learning approach only covers Advanced Access and Efficiency.
Please review the information package for a full description of the initiative, including how to join or apply and what participation entails. Please the letter of support from a family physician and a patient story for how others have already benefited from their experience.
If you have any additional questions, you may also visit the Advanced Access, Efficiency and Chronic Disease Management in Primary Care in Primary Care website at http://hqolc.ca/wave6 , email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-866-623-6868 extension 281. To learn more about advanced access and efficiency, visit the CME accredited Primer e-module at advancedaccess.machealth.ca.
Health Quality Ontario (HQO) is a partner and leader in transforming Ontario’s healthcare system so that it can deliver a better experience of care and better outcomes for Ontarians and better value for money. HQO was formed through the consolidation of some of the top healthcare quality improvement organizations in the province. HQO’s legislated mandate under the Excellent Care for All Act, 2010 is to evaluate the effectiveness of new healthcare technologies and services, report to the public on the quality of the healthcare system, support quality improvement activities and make evidence-based recommendations on healthcare funding. Visit www.hqontario.ca for more information.