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Strategic Plan 2010-2013: Summary

June 22, 2010

A summary of The Change Foundation’s 2010-2013 Strategic Plan: Hearing the Stories, Changing the Story. It outlines our key intentions over the next three years. We plan to: Listen and learn. We will learn from the experience of individuals and caregivers at key transition points in the system and over time. Incubate and innovate. We More >

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Environmental Scan: Companion to the Change Foundation 2010-2013 Strategic Plan

June 22, 2010

Beginning in the summer of 2009, The Change Foundation began researching trends and activities in person-centred care, integrated care for patients, quality and innovation in the healthcare system, and equity and population health. Compiled in this environmental scan, the results of our research serve as a companion piece to our 2010-2013 Strategic Plan: Hearing the More >

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Strategic Plan 2010-2013: Hearing the Stories, Changing the Story

June 22, 2010

“The change that’s needed won’t come easily or quickly to healthcare. And it won’t come at all if we don’t change the debate, change the practice, change the experience.” – The Change Foundation Strategic Plan, 2010-2013 On June 22, 2010, The Change Foundation released its 2010-2013 strategic plan, Hearing the Stories, Changing the Story, and More >

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Baroness Young: Health/Social Care Reform in A Cold Climate (Video)

May 28, 2010

Watch our second Hot Talks on Health featuring the first Chair of the UK’s Care Quality Commission (2008-2010), the Rt. Hon. Baroness of Old Scone Barbara Young. Addressing a packed house, Baroness Young outlined the political and financial climate surrounding proposals for seismic health and social care reforms in her country. Running through the key More >

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Hot Talks On Health: Susan Dentzer On US Health Reforms

May 07, 2010

“On balance, most of us conclude that this is the best set of health reforms possible in a country that is very deeply divided in its belief in government.” – Susan Dentzer, Hot Talks on Health, May 28, 2010 In the first of our popular Hot Talks on Health series, the editor-in-chief of Health Affairs More >

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Putting the Elderly, Not the System, First

November 18, 2009

“Since [the ‘Home First’] policy was implemented last December, 50% of seniors have found they didn’t need to go to a nursing home. They are now receiving care in their home or living in a retirement residence.” Toronto Star columnist Carol Goar profiles Stacey Daub, client services director with Toronto Central Community Care Access Centre More >

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Project Reveals Ways to Improve Hospital-to-Home Transition

November 11, 2009

Axiom News reports on findings from The Change Foundation’s quality improvement project, Having Their Say & Choosing Their Way, following the release of two project reports, ‘I Don’t Know’: Receiving Home Care After Being Hospitalized and ‘Catch 22’: Going to Long-Term Care After Being Hospitalized.  Read the News Article

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Aiming at Change: The Change Foundation Annual Report 2008/2009

September 01, 2009

“Ontario appears to need a place where people can turn for disinterested – but not dispassionate – health policy analysis, advice and discussion. … The Change Foundation is striving to provide that space and support.” Our 2008/2009 annual report provides a comprehensive overview of The Change Foundation’s growth from a granting agency to an independent More >

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First Things First: Fostering Accountable, Connected, Quality Primary Healthcare

June 01, 2009

The purpose of this framing paper was to amplify the thinking behind The Change Foundation’s 2009 Meeting of the Minds exchange, First Things First: Fostering Accountable, Connected, Quality Primary Health Care, and to stimulate discussion and debate. The way in which a health system organizes, funds, incents and rewards its primary healthcare sector has a More >

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