The BETTER Program: Building on Existing Tools to Improve Chronic Disease Prevention and Screening in Primary Care

The BETTER Institute (Building on Existing Tools to Improve Chronic Disease Prevention and Screening in Primary Care) is a not-for-profit organization that supports the long-term uptake and sustainability of the BETTER approach to cancer and chronic disease prevention and screening in primary care settings.

The institute has two primary areas of focus:

Learnings from primary care: Vaccine roll-out across Ontario

Fri, February 26, 2021
Webcast

On February 26, we heard from teams that have stepped up to provide leadership for vaccine distribution in their communities. They spoke to work that is underway, including roll-out and operation of mass immunization clinics, utilisation of mobile units to reach vulnerable people, and collaboration with primary care partners.

They shared unique examples of work in their regions; offered guidance and advice; and spoke to planning considerations and lessons learned.

The following leaders presented and answered questions:

Primary Care Physicians: Working Together for Change

Connecting physicians regionally is a powerful way to spark change, to improve the delivery of comprehensive patient services, and to influence health service decision making. 

There is power in speaking with a collective voice, and there is an opportunity to strengthen the primary care sector by working better together within the shifting landscape of health care delivery in Ontario.

​​​​​​​Financial Webinar Series

Wed, April 17, 2019 - Wed, March 18, 2020
Online webinar
AFHTO will be hosting a financial webinar series starting April 17, 2019 until March 2020. The webinars will be presented by the financial experts at Grant Thornton LLP and are open to: - Board members who may be interested in learning more about their fiduciary responsibilities related to financial management of their primary care organization - Physicians and Nurse Practitioners in leadership positions and who are also board members - Clinic Directors and Executive Directors who want a refresher or update on current trends in financial and risk management - Admin Leads and Finance Managers who want to stay on top of current trends in financial and risk management As Ontario's primary health care system undergoes transformation, these financial webinars will help you to continue to efficiently manage your primary care organization. As a non-AFHTO member, you can register for all six webinars or may opt to select topics of interest. We encourage you to at least have one team member attend the entire webinar series so that you can have access to the recorded sessions for future reference.