Originally published Jul. 30, 2019. Last updated Aug. 8, 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 July 8, 2019 Ontario's government committed to providing ongoing funding for Group Perinatal Care at Mount Sinai Academic FHT. The 2019 Bright Lights nominated program was implemented in 2016. Perinatal care and education is provided by an interprofessional team including registered midwives, prenatal nurse, registered dietitian, family medicine residents and family physicians.
By Patrick Spencer, The Owen Sound Sun Times
How do I make a budget? What should I cook for one? How do I book a doctor’s appointment?
CBC, Thunder Bay article published June 27, 2019
By CBC News, CBC Thunder Bay
Town on north shore of Lake Superior is regional winner in national active living challenge
The Town of Marathon has been named Ontario's most-active community in a national contest to get Canadians moving more and sitting less.
Windsor FHT featured in 2nd report from the Premier’s Council on Improving Healthcare and Ending Hallway Medicine
A healthy Ontario: Building a sustainable health care system
By Dr. Rueben Devlin, Chair, Premier’s Council on Improving Healthcare and Ending Hallway Medicine
Under Chapter 3: Ten recommendations to improve health care: Integration: Recommendations 1–3
Innovation in Ontario
Aging at Home: A Portrait of Home-Based Primary Care across Canada
Article published in Healthcare Quarterly in April 2019