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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.

 

OUR REGION

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.

 

OUR JOURNEY

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

Fall 2019

Ministry of Health requested SE and RFLA regions to form one OHT

Winter 2019-20

Partners plan on how to move forward as one OHT 

Meeting notes 2019Dec13

Meeting notes 2020Jan10

January 2020

Working together as one, FL&A-OHT

In-development Progress Report submitted

March 2020

Invitation for full application delayed due to COVID-19

July 23 2020

FL&A invited to submit a full OHT application

September 2020

FL&A-OHT in development submits their

Ontario Health Team Full Application

November 2020

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 

 

PARTNERS

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.

 

MORE INFORMATION

Ontario Health

Learn about the new agency

Navigate health Care in Ontario

Health Quality Ontario

Other Resources

Learn about OHTs 

Patient Declaration of Values

RISE - about building OHTs

 

Contact Us

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