Member Spotlight: City of Kawartha Lakes

Our Member Spotlight series introduces the member organizations that have partnered with the Kawartha Lakes Ontario Health team to improve the local healthcare system for our community.    This month we hear from City of Kawartha Lakes about how their priorities align with the KL-OHT vision of providing a seamless health system for the people we serve. TheContinue reading “Member Spotlight: City of Kawartha Lakes”

Digital Health Week 2022

November 14 – 20 is Digital Health Week, which is a time to recognize the importance of supporting the digital transformation of health systems across Canada. Digital Health is important now more than ever. It allows for seamless access to health information for patients and providers, and also provides access to important virtual care options.Continue reading “Digital Health Week 2022”

Prevention is the Best Medicine for Falls

November is Falls Prevention Month in Canada Did you know? Falls are the leading cause of injury for older adults across Canada, accounting for over 81% of all injury-related hospitalizations. [1] 4 out of 5 injury hospitalizations involving older adults were because of a fall.[2]   What are the Most Common Causes of Falls?   Slips andContinue reading “Prevention is the Best Medicine for Falls”

New Family Doctors for Community Care City of Kawartha Lakes Community Health Centre

City of Kawartha Lakes, November 15, 2022:  The Kawartha Lakes Health Care Initiative (KLHCI) and Community Care City of Kawartha Lakes are pleased to announce that Dr. Elizabeth Morrison and Dr. Nivi Navaratnam have joined the Community Health Centre team.   Dr. Morrison received her Doctor of Medicine from the University of Ottawa (2017) andContinue reading “New Family Doctors for Community Care City of Kawartha Lakes Community Health Centre”

Breaking Free Wellness and Recovery Support Program

What is Breaking Free? Breaking Free is a digital, bilingual treatment and recovery program available at no cost to Ontarians. It enables users to recognize and address the psychological and lifestyle issues that have led to their substance misuse and is designed to be engaging, easy to use and suitable for all learning styles. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RnfTzFy39kwContinue reading “Breaking Free Wellness and Recovery Support Program”

Member Spotlight: Kawartha North Family Health Team

Our Member Spotlight series introduces the member organizations that have partnered with the Kawartha Lakes Ontario Health team to improve the local healthcare system for our community.    This month we hear from Kawartha North Family Health Team (KNFHT) Executive Director Marina Hodson about how their priorities align with the KL-OHT vision of providing a seamless healthContinue reading “Member Spotlight: Kawartha North Family Health Team”

eReferrals to RMH Diagnostic Imaging Department Available via Ocean

As a next step in reducing barriers to the delivery of high quality, integrated care, Ross Memorial Hospital (RMH) is pleased to announce that their Diagnostic Imaging (DI) Department is now accepting electronic referrals from primary care providers via the Ocean eReferral platform.   RMH DI eReferral forms can be accessed directly through provider ElectronicContinue reading “eReferrals to RMH Diagnostic Imaging Department Available via Ocean”

Member Spotlight: Community Care City of Kawartha Lakes

Our Member Spotlight series introduces the member organizations that have partnered with the Kawartha Lakes Ontario Health team to improve the local healthcare system for our community. First up we hear from Community Care City of Kawartha Lakes CEO Barb Mildon about how their priorities align with the KL-OHT vision of providing a seamless health system forContinue reading “Member Spotlight: Community Care City of Kawartha Lakes”

A New Family Doctor for the City of Kawartha Lakes

City of Kawartha Lakes, June 15, 2022: Kawartha Lakes Health Care Initiative (KLHCI) is pleased to announce that Dr. Luke Johnson will begin practicing with the Kawartha North Family Health Team (KNFHT) at their Fenelon Falls clinic starting July 2022. Dr. Johnson received his Bachelor of Science (Honours) from Carleton University (2009), his Bachelor ofContinue reading “A New Family Doctor for the City of Kawartha Lakes”

Introducing Jackie Beckett and and Susan Randall

We are pleased to announce that two new employees have joined the Kawartha Lakes Ontario Health Team this month. Please join us in welcoming Jackie Beckett and Sue Randell to the team! Read more about Jackie and Sue below.  Jackie Beckett – Decision Support Specialist Jackie has a decade of experience working in multiple healthContinue reading “Introducing Jackie Beckett and and Susan Randall”