Webinar Highlights

Please see our most recent webinar highlights below


New Data on Improvement Indicators for OHTs

Webinar Highlights

A summary of Dr. Embuldeniya sharing of the gaps in perspectives from program implementers and system stakeholders and how these gaps may be bridged, from an Ontario perspective.

Our panel of experts discuss what supports can be made available from more centrally located agencies and health systems towards local providers to support integrated care around the implementation of models.

Individual Speaker Points

Camille Oung, of the Nuffield Trust, speaks on Policy Supports in Integrated Care in England and shares some reflections on 20 years of integration of health and social care.

Dr. Embuldeniya shares the gaps in perspectives from program implementers and system stakeholders and how these gaps may be bridged, from an Ontario perspective.

Drs. Allan and Tan discuss new models and approaches to support integrated care from a comparative international study.

Dr. Stein gives an overview of integrated care policies around the world, comparing Canada, England, the Netherlands and the USA.

Webinar Highlights

Dr. Wodchis and Vijay Kunaratnam speak on HSPN’s OHT improvement indicator work.

Individual Speakers

Vijay Kunaratnam, Research Associate at HSPN, explains how we have reported on the 12 OHT indicators and how to interpret them.

Dr. Walter Wodchis explains how the 12 improvement indicators were chosen, as well as the stratification systems used.

Dr. Walter Wodchis explains how the 12 improvement indicators were chosen.

Dr. Wodchis explains how OHTs can use HSPN’s indicator reports to improve population health.

How are OHTs Advancing in Digital Health

NOVEMBER 2023

Webinar Highlights

Dr. Andrew Sarta will reflect on the implementation of digital practices based on an HSPN survey of proposed digital activities from approved OHT applications across the first 3 cohorts of OHTs.

Hear from Cambridge North Dumfries OHT on their approaches to advancing digital health innovations, the successes, challenges and strategic thinking for integrating digital health in OHTs.

Hear from Algoma OHT on their approaches to advancing digital health innovations, the successes, challenges and strategic thinking for integrating digital health in OHTs.

IFIC Canada Virtual Community Care

OCTOBER 2023

Webinar Highlights

Dr. Kerry Kuluski goes through the various meanings of Integrated Care, from system perspective to a patient perspective. Moreover, she explains the meaning of patient and caregiver engagement.

Part 1 of the IFIC Canada Virtual Community Care panel discussion on how Integrated Care and Engagement fit together.

Part 2 of the IFIC Canada Virtual Community Care panel discussion on how Integrated Care and Engagement fit together.

Part 3 of the IFIC Canada Virtual Community Care panel discussion on how Integrated Care and Engagement fit together.

Interventions to Address Inequities in Ontario Health Teams

SEPTEMBER 2023

Webinar Highlights

In this webinar highlight, Executive Director, Ashnoor Rahim, discusses how Journey mapping influences strategic priorities when looking to improve population health management.

Individual Speakers

This speaker video includes Ashnoor Rahim’s presentation on Health Equity work in Kw4 OHT, how they’ve used data to develop health equity work an example of their work in a neighborhood integrated care team project and valuable lessons learned from doing so.

This speaker video includes Fatah Awil’s and Christopher Maragh’s presentation about the health equity initiatives that are underway at the North Western Toronto OHT.

This speaker video features Kimberley Floyd discussing OHT cQIP Cervical Screening Lessons gained from regarding consistency in data and reviewing standardized clinical processes. Terrance Rodrigues elaborates on findings pertaining to mammogram programs in the ACB community.

This speaker video features Melissa McCallum addressing healthy inequity with two equity driven initiatives in the Greater Hamilton Health Network OHT: Women’s Homeless Heal Drop In Days as the first example and, Residential care Facility Integrated Care Initiative as the second.

Building Capacity For Equity Work in Ontario Health Teams

MAY 2023

Webinar Highlights

This webinar highlight includes a presentation segment by Paul Wankah outlining the Health Equity Implementation Framework, that touches upon how different aspects of the healthcare system can impact health equity.

Individual Speakers

This speaker video includes Aju Eluvathingal’s presentation on Embedding Equity Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) across OHTs. This section also includes the successes and challenges encountered in embedding EDI and how these discoveries contribute to further development of strategies and expectations when it comes to EDI. 

This speaker video includes a presentation segment by Jenell Austin, the project manager of Anti-Black Racism(ABR) initiatives in the LAMP Community Health Centre. This presentation outlines the definition of anti-black racism, racism’s impact on health, COVID-19 statistics amongst Black communities, and ABR OHT responses and strategies to promote health equity. 

This speaker video includes a presentation segment by Myrna Adams on the timeline of the Equity, Diversity, Inclusion Advisory Council (EDICA) from July 2020, to June 2023.

Advancing Health Equity in Ontario Health Teams – A Primer

APRIL 2023

Webinar Highlights

In this webinar highlight, Walter Wodchis explains the goals of equity implementation and equity’s place in population health.

Individual Speakers

This speaker video feature’s Paul Wankah as he discusses key terminologies related to equity, and how to implement equity across OHTs using equity measurement strategies.

This speaker video outlines HSPN’s strategy in reporting and measuring health equity using key social determinants of health, and observed health trends related to those outlined social determinants.

Advancing Integrated Care with Digital Health Innovation

MARCH 2023 

Webinar Highlights

This webinar highlight includes a presentation segment by Ava Turk and Viola Wontor about the Gravitate Health project which aims to integrate Digital Health Information platforms into patient care. This segment includes their approach to co-creating a digital solution and the steps towards implementation.

This highlight video includes a presentation segment by Gerard Carot-Sans about the effectiveness of integrated care programs in treating stroke patients.

This highlight video includes a presentation segment by Hillary Horlock on the importance of implementing Digital Health strategies within the healthcare system, and the need for efficiency of digital health tools across health services in order to improve quality of care and minimize gaps in individual care histories.

This webinar highlight includes a presentation segment by Jane Zhao on the importance of education in integrated care, with a focus on the Extensions for Community Health Outcomes (ECHO) concussion program. This segment outlines both the ECHO program and the integrated care model, and links them together.

Individual Speakers

This speaker video includes a presentation segment by Ava Turk and Viola Wontor about the Gravitate Health project which aims to integrate Digital Health Information platforms into patient care. This segment includes their approach to co-creating a digital solution and the steps towards implementation.

This speaker video includes a presentation segment by Gerard Carot-Sans about the effectiveness of integrated care programs in treating stroke patients. This segment includes an outline of the research conducted into the impact of integrated care programs on patient outcomes. 

This speaker video includes a presentation segment by Jane Zhao on the importance of education in integrated care, with a focus on the Extensions for Community Health Outcomes (ECHO) concussion program. This segment outlines how education plays an important role in both the ECHO program and the integrated care model, and links these elements together.

Sense Making Population Health Management in Ontario Health Teams: A Diabetes Example

FEBRUARY 2023

Webinar Highlights

In this highlight segment, Laleh Rashidian gives a presentation on the gaps in care related to diabetes treatment. In this segment, diabetes is used as an example for examining indicators of gaps in care and health inequities. 

In this webinar highlight, Robert Reid gives a presentation on population health management using the 5 component approach, and developing care models and care pathways for specific population segments.

Individual Speakers

In this speaker video, Laleh Rashidian gives a presentation on the gaps in care related to diabetes treatment. In this segment, diabetes is used as an example for examining indicators of gaps in care and health inequities. 

In this speaker video, Mike Hindmarsh gives a presentation on current models of care and the theory behind building care models for prevention and chronic care, using diabetes care as an example. 

In this speaker video, Robert Reid gives a presentation on population health management using the 5 component approach, and developing care models and care pathways for specific population segments. This segment also outlines the purpose and goals of OHTs and their commitments to efficient care and health equity.

Collaborative Governance: Towards the Next Level of Integrated Care

JANUARY 2023

Webinar Highlights

In this highlight segment, Paul Wankah gives a presentation on how governance is carried out in the field by Ontario Health Teams.

Individual Speakers

This speaker video includes a presentation segment given by Donald Carty on governance from patient and caregiver perspectives. In this segment, Donald Carty shares his personal experiences as a patient in the healthcare system and as a home care worker.

This speaker video includes a presentation segment given by Melissa NcCallum on governance in the greater Hamilton health network. In this segment, the development of the Hamilton Health Network as the first OHT is highlighted, and its system of governance.

In this speaker video, Mirella Minkman gives a presentation on different modes of collaborative network governance and strategies for integrated care.

In this speaker video, Paul Wankah gives a presentation on how governance is carried out in the field by Ontario Health Teams, including the use of surveys in this assessment.

The Critical Role of Partnering with the Volunteer Sector to Enable Integration

DECEMBER 2022

Individual Speakers

In this speaker video, Brina Ludwig-Prout gives a presentation of the caregiver perspective on volunteer sector engagement, as a full-time caregiver partner herself.

This speaker video includes a presentation segment given by Michelle Nelson on the importance of partnering with the volunteer sector for the purpose of integration, as well as the value of community-centered approaches to health and wellbeing.

This speaker video includes a presentation segment given by Richard Lewanczuk on the value of partnering with the volunteer sector for the purpose of integration, specific to Alberta health services.  

This speaker video includes a presentation segment from the Chief Officer for Dundee Health and Social Care Partnership in Scotland, Vicky Irons, on the values and challenges involved in forming partnerships for health and social care integration. 

Results from the HSPN Developmental Evaluation: Advancing toward Maturity

OCTOBER 2022

Webinar Highlights

In this webinar highlight, Gaya Embuldeniya gives a presentation on the key findings from developmental evaluation of Ontario Health Team, and communication framework recommendations for both OHTs and policy makers.

Individual Speakers

In this speaker video, Gaya Embuldeniya gives a presentation on the data collection and key findings from developmental evaluation of Ontario Health Team, and communication framework recommendations for both OHTs and policy makers.