System Transformation

Local Health Integration Networks: Structure, Powers and Accountability

The Change Foundation commissioned health law and policy firm Osborne Margo to produce this plain-language guide to the key elements of the legislation governing Ontario’s Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs). At the time, there had been an enormous amount of work done to get the LHINs up and running and immersed in integrating health services. More >

Highlights of an Invitational Exchange: Meeting of The Minds 2008

Highlights of discussion from The Change Foundation’s 1st annual Meeting of the Minds, Lessons & Confessions From the Regionalized Healthcare Front: Where can They Lead Ontario? The Change Foundation dedicated its 1st annual Meeting of the Minds exchange to examining the lessons learned from more than a decade of regionalized healthcare across Canada, lessons that More >

Engagement of Physicians in The Regional Delivery of Care

A summary of a panel discussion, sponsored by The Change Foundation, at the National Healthcare Leadership Conference of the Canadian College of Health Service Executive in Saskatoon, June 2-3, 2008. The theme of the conference was Regionalization: Lessons Learned or Lessons Lost? Our research advisor Steven Lewis stressed the necessity of engaging physicians as gatekeepers More >

LHINtegration: Can Ontario Leapfrog the Regionalized Provinces? (Audio)

Listen to the keynote address by The Change Foundation’s research advisor Steven Lewis at our symposium, LHINtegration: Can Ontario Leapfrog the Regionalized Provinces? The symposium brought together healthcare leaders from across the province to discuss the opportunities and challenges presented by the creation of Ontario’s Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs).  Lewis examined the structure and More >

LHINtegration: Can Ontario Leapfrog the Regionalized Provinces? (Video)

Watch video excerpts in this YouTube playlist from the keynote address by The Change Foundation’s research advisor Steven Lewis at our symposium, LHINtegration: Can Ontario Leapfrog the Regionalized Provinces? Lewis examined the structure and purpose of then-new LHINs in comparison to the regional health authorities in other provinces, and considered what it will take for More >

Ten Changes to Give Health Integration a Chance

“We have learned a few things about the ongoing experiment with health integration. Perhaps the most important lesson is that we need fewer nouns and more verbs. Good theory and noble intentions are insufficient.” Change Foundation research advisor Steven Lewis wraps up our 1st annual Meeting of the Minds exchange, Lessons & Confessions From the More >

LHINtegration: Can Ontario Leapfrog the Regionalized Provinces? Keynote Address

Slides from the keynote address by The Change Foundation’s research advisor Steven Lewis at our May 25, 2007, symposium, LHINtegration: Can Ontario Leapfrog the Regionalized Provinces?  Lewis examined the structure and purpose of then-new LHINs in comparison to the regional health authorities in other provinces, and considered what it will take for the LHINs to More >

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