OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas appears before the Standing Committee on Social Policy this morning in Kingston. The Queen’s Park Committee, made up of MPPs from all three parties, is conducting the review into the Local Health Integration Networks mandated in the original 2006 legislation. 1,946 more words
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What to do with the Community Care Access Centres?
Yesterday’s Toronto Star column by Bob Hepburn suggests we should roll them into the Local Health Integration Networks and send the CCAC CEOs packing. 1,169 more words
A few years ago we were in discussion with the Central East Local Health Integration Network about the idea of having a number of consultative committees made up of unionized health professionals in each of the sub-regions. 466 more words
Tom Closson calls it the Goldilocks principle.
What is the point where governance within our health system is “just right?”
Writing in Healthy Debate, the former CEO of the Ontario Hospital Association points out that Ontario and Alberta are at opposite ends of the spectrum when it comes to health care governance. 952 more words
When the province decided to call its most recent crown agencies Local Health Integration Networks, it was clear where the emphasis lay.
Rather than plan a system based on need, it appears the primary function of the LHIN was to ‘integrate’ health services. 1,396 more words