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Evaluation of the Implementation of OCEAN Online Appointment Booking, Reminders and Messaging

In July 2021, the Ministry of Health offered one-time funding to Ontario Health Teams (OHTs), ‘In Development Teams’ and other health care organizations to implement, enhance and scale virtual care programs and services. The funding was intended to support the recovery of the health system from Covid-19 by increasing access to services, changing how care is delivered and building digital capacity.

Sociodemographic Data Collection and Use in Ontario CHCs

At the June 2020 Alliance Annual General Meeting, Alliance members unanimously passed a resolution to advance sociodemographic data collection in our sector, with a goal of all member organizations having a 75% data completion rate by 2024. Collecting this data is essential to our mission of advancing health equity, because it provides evidence we need to advocate for our clients in priority populations and tailor service delivery to improve care. It also helps us to obtain funding and support for programs that assist our most vulnerable clients.  

Virtual Care in Canada: Strengthening Data and Information

Executive summary

On the topic of virtual care, health system decision-makers have more questions than answers. This report explores the current landscape of Canadian virtual care data and information. It includes a  snapshot of available virtual care data from the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI), the provinces and territories, and pan-Canadian health care organizations. It also recommends new areas of pan-Canadian focus for measuring the quality and accessibility of virtual care.

Health of Canadians in a Changing Climate: Advancing our Knowledge for Action

The chapters in this report discuss relevant findings from the scientific literature on priority health risks related to climate change and on adaptation options for protecting health. Where information is available, chapters include quantitative projections of future health risks from climate change (see Chapter 5: Air Quality; Chapter 6: Infectious Diseases; Chapter 7: Water Quality, Quantity, and Security).

Safer Opioid Supply Program Summary Report

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The Safer Opioid Supply (SOS) Program was started in 2016 at the London Intercommunity Health Centre (LIHC). The development of this program was informed by the recognition that traditional substance use and addiction treatment programs were not meeting the needs of some LIHC clients, particularly people who use drugs who were experiencing homelessness, street-involved, or disconnected from traditional models of healthcare delivery.

Supporting Health in Communities during COVID-19: How Community Primary Healthcare Delivered Continuous Care and Advanced Health Equity through the Pandemic Crisis

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and its potential impacts on the health and wellbeing of people and communities in Ontario, Alliance members worked hard to ensure that people who experience barriers continued to receive high-quality care. The Alliance has 109 members that include AHACs, CHCs, CFHTs, and NPLCs and a FHO. When the information below describes a specific primary care model, this is indicated.

Engagement, Gouvernance, Accès et Protection (EGAP): Cadre de gouvernance des données sur la santé recueillies auprès des communautés de l'Ontario

Pour plus de ressources liées à EGAP, voir (Site Web en anglais; ressources téléchargeables en anglais et en français. 

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