System Transformation Reports

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Their Experience. Our Story. Highlights from Our 2010-2015 Strategic Plan

This 23 page report highlights key achievements arising from our 2010-15 strategic plan, Hearing the Stories, Changing the Story. As a think thank that does, we took action to contribute to the knowledge in the area of patient engagement and respond to the evolving discussion in health care. We invested in two showcase projects – More >

Creating The Space to Lead Change: An Independent Analysis of the Change Foundation’s Journey on the Frontline of Healthcare Transitions

The Change Foundation (TCF) made a bold decision to make a significant investment in one system change initiative in a health care transitions environment. This instructive, 23-page case study reviews the early process of getting to, and moving on The Change Foundation’s ground-breaking Northumberland PATH project. The two-year, $3-million PATH project is the Foundation’s largest and More >

Report: Health System Navigators: Band-Aid or Cure?

Health System Navigators: Band-Aid or Cure? marks the first Foundation/PANORAMA report reflecting on ways to advance patient-centred care in Ontario. Are navigators a potential solution or another “work around” for an overly complicated system? The report covers the history and scope of health system navigators and key benefits and challenges. In Canada, the role was More >

Healthcare Reform in The NHS England: More Lessons For Ontario

Two years of complex, politically charged bargaining led to the passage of legislation in 2012 that promised to transform England’s National Health Service (NHS). This report – the third in our series comparing health system reform in England and Ontario – describes the journey to enacting England’s Health and Social Care Act 2012 and summarizes More >

The Storyboard

In The Storyboard, The Change Foundation explains how we have narrowed our patient focus to seniors with chronic health conditions and their family and friend caregivers. This work led to our search for a coalition of providers, patients and caregivers in one community/region in Ontario committed to working differently – to co-design improvements that span More >

Integration of Care: Perspectives of Personal Support Workers

One of four technical reports by research consultant Patricia Baranek for The Change Foundation about integration of care from the perspectives of home and community care providers in Ontario. The technical reports provide detailed analysis of the survey responses used to develop our 2011 report, Integration of Care: Perspectives of Home and Community Providers.  This More >

Integration of Care: Perspectives of Regulated Health Professionals

One of four technical reports by research consultant Patricia Baranek about integration of care from the perspectives of home and community care providers in Ontario. The technical reports provide detailed analysis of the survey responses used to develop our 2011 report, Integration of Care: Perspectives of Home and Community Providers.  This technical report provides detailed More >

Summary Report: Integration of Care Perspectives of Home and Community Providers

One of four technical reports by research consultant Patricia Baranek for The Change Foundation about integration of care from the perspectives of home and community care providers in Ontario. The technical reports provide detailed analysis of the survey responses used to develop our 2011 report, Integration of Care: Perspectives of Home and Community Providers.  This More >

Integration of Care: Perspectives of Home and Community Care Coordinators

One of four technical reports by research consultant Patricia Baranek for The Change Foundation about integration of care from the perspectives of home and community care providers in Ontario. The technical reports provide detailed analysis of the survey responses used to develop our 2011 report, Integration of Care: Perspectives of Home and Community Providers.  This More >

Tools for Change: Symposium Report

Which funding methods best facilitate system-wide integration? This follow-up report to our Tools for Change Symposium in April 2010 summarizes the case studies, literature review, background papers and discussion on how funding incentives and levers can be used to integrate patient care in Ontario. While recognizing that leadership and culture are key levers, the report More >

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