Pulse on Family Medicine: Primary Care Policy Update


Information about policy matters affecting family physicians and the primary care system in Ontario.

Ontario Health Teams: What They Are & How To Get Involved

By now, you have likely heard about Ontario Health Teams (OHTs) and may be wondering if you should get involved.

In this special edition of Pulse on Family Medicine, we talk OHTs in depth and provide a comprehensive Q&A detailing what we kjnow - from Bill 74 (The People's Care Act) and new guidance on forming OHTs, to governance implications and how (and when) to get involved.

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Ontario's Plans for Health Reform

On Feb. 26, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care Christine Elliott announced upcoming changes to our healthcare system.

How family doctors will fit in to these reforms is not yet clear. What is clear: family doctors must play a meaningful role in the changes ahead, both in system design and care delivery – family doctors are at the heart of the system that the government seeks to improve and ultimately central to success. 

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