The Federation, OAPC, and OPDI are pleased to bring our memberships together for a two day joint conference featuring shared workshops and social/networking opportunities, member-only consult, and OPDI’s Lighthouse Awards Presentation times, as well as the Federation’s and OPDI’s AGM. We hope that this joining of events will be convenient and reduce costs for our members-in-common, as well as allow for some sharing of points of view.
To All Members of the Federation:
The Ontario Budget was released by the Minister of Finance Dwight Duncan today. The government of Ontario has made a commitment to investing in a comprehensive addiction and Mental Health strategy starting with a focus on children and youth.
Please see attach for full report
The Mental Health Commission of Canada is pleased to announce the start of the second phase of the mental health strategy development plan. Beginning in March 2010, the Commission will host a series of roundtable meetings. These roundtables will examine specific topics related to achieving the vision and goals set out in "Toward Recovery and Wellbeing: A Framework for a Mental Health Strategy for Canada." Working together, we will define practical solution
Health and Broader Public Sector Agencies
Phil Graham, Interim Director
Emergency Management Unit, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
Health Emergency Stockpiling - Information for the Health and Broader
We would like to invite you to our upcoming software training sessions on the financial and statistical management software solution, Microsoft Dynamics GP, selected for CMH&A organizations.
* Please note: All CMH&A organizations receive the MIS Software Training schedules. If you have already attended this training, you do not need to sign-up again.
The sessions are four days (9am – 4pm) of hands-on training. Student(s) must attend the full 4 days.
Breaking down health care silos
On the OCSSC
intra-net site, the power point presentation on cross-border issues given by
Mimi Lowi-Young at the OCSSC meeting January 26,2009 has been posted.
Pilot underway for Ontario Common Assessment of Need
OTTAWA, Oct. 6 /CNW Telbec/ - In cities across Canada, Health Coalitions released a groundbreaking new report investigating 130 for-profit surgical, MRI/CT and "boutique" physician clinics across Canada. Researchers found evidence to suspect 89 possible violations in 5 provinces of the Canada Health Act's requirement for equal access to hospital and physician care and prohibition on extra-billing patients. The report reveals a new phenomenon of