Patient Engagement

Barbara Balik: To – For – With: The Journey to Understanding Partnerships With Patients

“In 2010, an awareness emerged for me that the single largest barrier health care team members face when developing person-and family-centered relationships is this: we believe we already have them (Barbara Balik).” In this commentary, renowned patient-centred change leader, Senior Faculty at the Institute of Healthcare Improvement and the Principal of Common Fire Healthcare Consulting, Barbara More >

PANORAMA

Overview PANORAMA was a standing panel of 31 Ontario residents exchanging views, experiences and advice that helped The Change Foundation in its work to improve the patient/caregiver experience. The PANORAMA panel was reflective of a growing proportion of Ontario’s population who are living with chronic health conditions or providing care for someone who is. Between More >

PATH Project

Overview In June 2011, we announced TCF’s single largest and most ambitious project to date: Partners Advancing Transitions in Healthcare (PATH). PATH engaged and supported a community coalition of cross-sector providers and seniors/caregivers to redesign how care is delivered, addressing problems that were identified together. Between 2012 and 2014, TCF worked with one community/region in Ontario – More >

Patient Engagement

To improve Ontario’s health care system, those on the front lines — family caregivers, patients, health care providers and system representatives — need to be engaged in the discussions to enhance overall health care. Caregiver and patient engagement is an ongoing focus for TCF. Between 2010 and 2015, TCF spearheaded two major made-in-Ontario patient engagement projects: More >

Video: Their Path. Our Journey.

Why did the Change Foundation launch its linchpin Northumberland PATH project? Find out in this quick five-minute video drawing out (a la Dr. Mike Evans) the essential – why, how, so what? – elements. This engaging story outlines how PATH arose from the think tank’s early work, revealing that the direct patient voice was missing More >

PANORAMA A-Rises

The Summit marked the end of our work with our standing 31-member citizens’ panel, PANORAMA.  This panel of Ontario patients and caregivers added their lived health care realities to ground all of our –thinking and doing — over the past two years. A second video – Panorama Parting Words is also available.

PANORAMA Parting Words

The Summit marked the end of our work with our standing 31-member citizens’ panel, PANORAMA.  This panel of Ontario patients and caregivers added their lived health care realities to ground all of our –thinking and doing — over the past two years. A second video – Panorama A-rises is also available.

20 Faces of Change – Videos of the Winners

The Change Foundation is delighted to announce the winners of our 20 Faces of Change Awards, an award created to honour those who have inspired positive changes in Ontario’s health care system. Recipients were recognized at The Change Foundation’s Capstone Summit and 20th Anniversary Celebration at the Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel in Toronto.  See four videos profiling the 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 healthcare 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 most More >

The Change Foundation Announces 20 Faces of Change Award Winners

The Change Foundation is delighted to announce the winners of our 20 Faces of Change Awards, an award created to honour those who have inspired positive changes in Ontario’s health care system. Recipients were recognized at The Change Foundation’s Capstone Summit and 20th Anniversary Celebration at the Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel in Toronto. “The individuals and teams More >

WHAT’S BEING SAID

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