Building an Ontario Health Team for the people of FL&A
We have very exciting news!
The Frontenac, Lennox & Addington Ontario Health Team (FL&A-OHT) was approved on November 18, 2020. See the Media Release.
This website provides up-to-date information on our progress and an invitation to get involved.
Ontario Health Teams (OHTs) are being built across the province to provide a new way of delivering more connected care and improving access for patients and caregivers.
OHTs will improve the experience for patients receiving care and
for health care providers working as one team.
See this FAQ for more information.
As shown here, the Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (FL&A) region includes Kingston, Napanee and surrounding rural communities.
Population: 226,100 residents
Health care providers include partners from: primary care, allied health, hospitals, mental health, long term care, home care and community support services.
May 15, 2019
South East-Ontario Health Team
(SE-OHT) Self-Assessment submitted
May 15, 2019
Rural Frontenac, Lennox & Addington-Ontario Health Team (RFLA-OHT) Self-Assessment submitted
Ministry of Health requested SE and RFLA regions to form one OHT
Partners plan on how to move forward as one OHT
Meeting notes 2019Dec13
Meeting notes 2020Jan10
Working together as one, FL&A-OHT
In-development Progress Report submitted
Invitation for full application delayed due to COVID-19
July 23 2020
FL&A invited to submit a full OHT application
FL&A-OHT in development submits their
Ontario Health Team Full Application
FL&A Ontario Health Team approved
The FL&A-OHT is working towards:
creating efficient, integrated primary care and community support services
building better coordination across all sectors of health care and social services
improving Quadruple Aim outcomes:
1.patient experience, 2. provider experience, 3. clinical outcomes, 4. cost efficiency
increasing timely access to primary care
decreasing avoidable emergency department visits and hospital readmissions
We will build on existing strengths and partnerships, as well as form new relationships. Working together, we will create the long-term vision for our OHT, focus on the critical needs of the FL&A region, and explore opportunities for stronger, more connected care. We are committed to informing and involving patients, caregivers and the public.