Strong Health Care Partnerships Improve Access to the Right Care for Those Who Need it Most

Mississauga Halton LHIN honours collaborative initiatives underway among health service providers across our LHIN that are benefitting patients, clients, families and residents.

NEWS
October 2, 2015

Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) showcased the collaborative initiatives underway among health service providers across the LHIN at its inaugural Partnering for a Healthier Tomorrow Awards held on Wednesday, September 30, 2015.

Board Chair Graeme Goebelle of the Mississauga Halton LHIN said, “Through these partnerships and high quality initiatives, we are ensuring better access to the right care for those who need it most.”

Recipients, awarded in three categories and aligned with the LHIN’s strategic priorities, included: Mississauga Halton Diabetes Foot Care Program, Mississauga Halton LHIN Regional Learning Centre and Medication Process Quality Improvement Plan. The evening was capped off with a surprise Pinnacle Award embodying high quality innovative care that was presented to the Caregiver ReCharge Service: In-Home Respite in the Mississauga Halton LHIN

The evening provided health service providers, health system partners, MPPs and dignitaries a chance to better familiarize themselves with the exciting work underway in the Mississauga Halton LHIN. CEO Bill MacLeod of the Mississauga Halton LHIN said, “It is also an opportunity to share results across the health care system, which has become a proven methodology for improving care for patients leading to stronger outcomes and a better health care experience.”

The Partnering for a Healthier Tomorrow Awards emanated from a desire to recognize and showcase the transformative work being done in the Mississauga Halton LHIN and to thank all of our partners for their dedication and commitment to putting patients first.

QUOTES

“It was impressive to see the commitment and excellent work that is resulting in improvements to care in the Mississauga Halton LHIN region. Taking the time to celebrate the success with these teams – both the sharing and celebration are important parts of nurturing a culture of quality.”

Lee Fairclough, Vice-President, Quality Improvement, Health Quality Ontario and Keynote Speaker

“Congratulations to all the winners at the Partnering for a Healthier Tomorrow Awards! Your tireless efforts and dedication keep Ontarians healthy and safe. Thanks to everyone at the Mississauga-Halton LHIN for their important contributions to health care in our community.”

Indira Naidoo-Harris, MPP, Halton and Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care

“The residents of Oakville are certainly benefitting from the strong partnerships formed between health service providers throughout the Mississauga Halton LHIN region. These collaborations have resulted in health system improvements through more coordinated, accessible and high quality care for patients.”

Kevin Flynn, MPP, Oakville

“Collaborative initiatives amongst health care providers and the Mississauga Halton LHIN can only benefit the residents of Etobicoke-Lakeshore and indeed all of the Mississauga Halton LHIN’s patients, clients, families and residents, and lead to improved care for patients and a better health care experience. Ontario’s health care system is continuously evolving as we move forward with these strong partnerships that will work together to bring the right access and care where it is most needed.”

Peter Milczyn, MPP, Etobicoke-Lakeshore

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