Congratulations to The Ottawa Hospital Academic FHT for receiving the 2013 Family Practice of the Year Award from the Ontario College of Family Physicians (OCFP)!
2013 Family Practice of the Year – The Ottawa Hospital Academic FHT
The Ottawa Hospital Academic Family Health Team (TOHAFHT) is composed of two sister sites (Civic and Riverside) dedicated to quality clinical service, strong health sciences teaching and education leadership, and robust primary care research. Their organizational vision and goal is “To provide each patient with world-class care, exceptional service, and the compassion that we would want for our loved ones.” This is accomplished in part by a group of dedicated family physicians who provide a true suite of services, from delivering babies at The Ottawa Hospital, providing care throughout the life span, and performing home visits and palliative care. The team’s success is in part due to collaborations with nurses, an in-house diabetes team, a pharmacist-run smoking cessation program, through dietician led healthy lifestyle programs and share mental health care programs. As a whole, TOHAFHT is stronger than its parts.
The “Family Practice of the Year” is an opportunity to celebrate the accomplishments of the members of a family practice. The Ottawa Hospital Academic FHT joins five other Family Health Teams to receive the award since its inception in 2008. Click here to see past and current winners of the “Family Practice of the Year” award.