The Change Foundation (TCF) is an independent health policy think-tank that works to inform positive change in Ontario’s health care system. With a firm commitment to engaging the voices of patients, family caregivers and health and community care providers, TCF explores contemporary health care issues through different projects and partnerships to evolve our health care system in Ontario and beyond. TCF was created in 1995 through an endowment from the Ontario Hospital Association and is dedicated to enhancing patient and caregiver experiences and Ontario’s quality of health care.

 

Vision:

To be a key influencer and advisor in Ontario’s health care system to ensure providers, patients and caregivers have an equal voice in informing positive change.

Mission:

The Change Foundation (TCF) is dedicated to evolving Ontario’s health care system by enhancing patient and caregiver experiences and exploring contemporary health care issues. TCF works on projects and partners with organizations that have the same goal of informing positive change in the province’s health care system.

TCF aims to:

Make patients, family caregivers, and health providers equal partners in finding ways to improve care and experience in Ontario’s health care system.

Generate robust and independent research and policy analysis of health care issues related to improving care and experience of patients and caregivers as they navigate the health care system.

Lead informed discussion and strategic engagement with the stewards, stakeholders and users of the health care system.

 

20 Years of Change, 1995-2015

The Change Foundation is founded

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Partnering on the Ontario Case Costing Initiative (OCCI)

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Management of Emergency Stroke Care

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Wait Time Project later becomes commercialized product

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Ongene

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International Study Tours

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MOHLTC becomes co-funder on TCF grants

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Colorectal Cancer screening in Ontario

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Infection Control training

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Ottawa Model for Smoking Cessation

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Redefined as a Think Tank

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Who is the Puzzle Maker?

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Meeting of the Minds

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Homecare clients with heart failure research leads to provincial strategy

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CHQI

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Introduction of Hot Talks on Health

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Northumberland PATH is created

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Because This is a Rainy Day

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PANORAMA citizens panel created

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Regional patient engagement workshops

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TCF awards 20 Faces of Change in Ontario’s health care system

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20th Anniversary

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