Friday, May 23, 2014

OACCAC - Achieving Excellence Together 2014

(Ce programme n’est pas disponible en français.)

OACCAC Achieving Excellence Together 2014
June 8-10, 2014
Toronto, Ontario

Achieving Excellence Together 2014 is a conference for OACCAC members and health system partners that demonstrates leadership and advances excellence and innovation in the delivery of patient-centred home and community care as part of a health care system undergoing transformation.

Program Highlights

Transforming the Patient and Family Experience: Our KGH Story 
June 9, 2014, 10:45 AM - 12:15 PM
Presenters: Angela Morin, Eleanor Rivoire and Leslee Thompson, Kingston General Hospital
Description: A team from KGH, including a patient experience advisor, will share their rationale, experience, results and lessons learned from engaging patients and families.

What Happens When Patients Become Active Participants in their Health Care and Overall Wellness?
Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 11:45 AM – 12:45 PM 
Presenter: Dr. America Bracho is the Executive Director of Latino Health Access, a center for health promotion and disease prevention located in Santa Ana, California. Latino Health Access facilitates mechanisms of empowerment for the Latino community and uses participatory approaches to community health education.
Description: Dr. Bracho will engage participants through sharing of lessons on improving the patient experience by including the patient and family as part of the care team.

Balancing More and Less: A Conversation About the Future of Care 
Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 10:15 AM – 11:30 AM
Presenters: Following the opening keynote presentation, Jeffrey Simpson will facilitate a panel discussion with Nadine Henningsen, Canadian Home Care Association; Jennifer Johannesen, Author and WordPress Expert; Dr. Jonathan Kerr, Ontario College of Family Physicians; and Dr. Tim Rutledge, North York General Hospital
Description: The panelists will engage the audience in a conversation about the future of care in Ontario – and how we can get there.

Visit the Achieving Excellence Together 2014 web site to view the conference program and register.

Attendance at this program entitles certified Canadian College of Health Leaders members (CHE / Fellow) to 9.75 Category I credits toward their maintenance of certification requirement.

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