CBC, Thunder Bay article published June 14, 2019
By CBC News, CBC Thunder Bay
A small northern Ontario town has been giving the rest of Canada a run for its money when it comes to being active.
Marathon is sitting atop the list of most-active Canadian communities, per capita, in this year's Participaction Community Better Challenge.
Manitoulin Expositor article published June 12, 2019
By Press Release, Manitoulin Expositor
Increasing Access and Coordination of Addiction Treatment for People in Espanola
June 11, 2019 – People in the Espanola area are now receiving more timely medical treatment for substance use disorders closer to home.
Change can come fast and furious, and Ontario’s healthcare system is no exception. With the introduction of Ontario Health Teams, ‘upheaval’ could be considered an understatement.
Shine a light on your team’s achievements. Nominate an outstanding team or individual for a “Bright Lights” Award by June 28, 2019.
AFHTO’s “Bright Lights” Awards recognize AFHTO members’ leadership, outstanding work and the significant progress being made to improve the value interprofessional primary care teams across Ontario deliver.
There’s no better time to show what you can do. Select award recipients will receive an education grant.
“Bright Lights” Award recipients are:
Collingwood Today article published May 27, 2019
By Orillia Matters Staff, Collingwood Today
If past success is any indicator, local organizations seeking to establish an Ontario Health Team (OHT) in Orillia have an excellent track record of collaboration to showcase in their application.
My Kawartha Lakes article published Tuesday, May 14th, 2019
By My Kawartha Lakes
Health care agencies embark on joint self-assessment plan to capitalize on existing partnerships ahead of provincial changes
Several health care organizations in the City of Kawartha Lakes are discussing the formation of a local Ontario Health Team to better co-ordinate care and services for local residents.
AFHTO 2019 Conference: If you have submitted an abstract, please make sure you have received confirmation
Over 115 submissions were received for concurrent session and poster presentations at the AFHTO 2019 Conference. Thank you to all those who applied!
A confirmation email has been sent to the contact person for each abstract submission.
On April 24 Christine Elliott, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, announced that Susan Fitzpatrick will assume the role of interim CEO of Ontario Health, the new superagency which will ensure a consistency of care across Ontario.
On April 2 AFHTO presented its submission to the Standing Committee on Social Policy on Bill 74: The People’s Health Care Act, 2019. Our key recommendations are: