Presentation by Bob Gardner, Director of Public Policy at the Wellesley Institute, June 26, 2006.
Dr. Bob Gardner identifies some lynch-pin issues that offer the opportunities for making significant reforms and improvements to the way health is delivered. While issues are separated out and grouped, in practice, many will be inter-dependent.
Directions and options for LHINs to continue to build relationships with their communities and involve consumers and service providers.
The Wellesley was asked to follow-up our brief with research on the impact of the split purchaser-provider model used in the U.K. In this model the government purchases services from a wide range of providers through competitive bidding; there is extensive for-profit provision. This memo provides references and links to additional resources from the UK […]
This paper argues that the LHINs, under the right circumstances, have significant potential to provide more integrated and community-driven health care planning and delivery.
This paper provides a detailed background on the LHINs initiative, including: lessons for Ontario the experiences of other provinces with regional planning and delivery; analysis of key challenges and opportunities the initiative will face; policy directions and alternatives that can achieve an integrated and equitable health care system. The analysis and recommendations of this paper […]