Originally published Jul. 30, 2019. Last updated Dec. 3, 2019
On July 18, 2019, the Minister of Health, Hon. Christine Elliott, hosted a town hall to provide an update on the next steps for becoming an Ontario Health Team (OHT) for those who completed a self-assessment. With more than 150 submissions received, OHTs are being positioned as a new way to deliver care by providing seamless transitions of care for patients and removing barriers for providers.
AFHTO congratulates physicians in our member family health teams who were recognized on Thursday, November 28, 2019 at the Ontario College of Family Physicians (OCFP) 2019 Awards Ceremony.
Congratulations to all those recognized this year:
Dr. Jocelyn Charles of Sunnybrook Academic FHT, named 2019 Reg. L Perkin Ontario Family Physician of the Year.
On Nov. 25, 2019, Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, was at the University of Toronto Mississauga to announce the Mississauga Ontario Health Team, known as Mississauga Health, as one of the first 24 teams in the province. The aim is to implement a new model of organizing and delivering health care that better connects patients and providers in their communities to improve patient outcomes.
Health Quality Ontario (HQO) has launched the priorities for the 2020/21 Quality Improvement Plans (QIPs).
The Newswire article published November 5, 2019
By the FIfe House Foundation
TORONTO, Nov. 5, 2019 /CNW/ - Fife House Foundation has proudly announced the opening of the Huntley Transitional Housing Program. Located in a newly renovated historic facility on Huntley Street, the program welcomed its first clients in late August.
By Dr. Jennifer Young, President, Ontario College of Family Physicians
Quinte News article published October 3, 2019
By Amanda Smith, Quinte News
A local health initiative aimed at women returns again later this month.
October 21 – 25 is Cervical Cancer Awareness week and there will be five local clinics holding a “Pap Party” aimed at catching cervical cancer in the early stages.
City of Lakes FHT is pleased to share a video that covers their mission, vision and introduces their interdisciplinary healthcare team and services.
Whether or not you're their patient, you may not be aware of all the things they do. From services to programs to digital health, they're constantly working to create a better healthcare experience for their patients.