Prescriptions are for more than just drugs. Ontario Health Teams should use ‘social prescribing’ to improve our health and wellbeing.
AFHTO is on the move.
As of tomorrow, Thursday, Jan. 23, AFHTO staff will be working offsite in preparation for a move to a new location.
We will each be checking our voicemail periodically but if the matter is urgent, please email the relevant staff member directly.
Further details including our new location will be announced by early February. We appreciate your patience as we transition to our new space. If you have any questions, please feel free to email email@example.com.
Health Quality Ontario, now the Quality business unit of Ontario Health has
Congratulations to the first cohort of 24 Ontario Health Teams and to our many member teams that are engaged and participating in the development of OHTs in their communities, ensuring that primary care is the foundation in the transformation.
By Aryn Strickland, The Wellington Advertiser
Joining the GAOHT made statistical sense for East Wellington Family Health Team (EWFHT), which provides clinics in both Erin and Rockwood, according to executive director Kim Bell.
Originally published Jul. 30, 2019. Last updated Dec. 4, 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.
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.