Strategic Priority #2: Reimagine Community-Based Care
Transforming Health in Our Communities through Proactive and Integrated Approaches
At HPA-OHT, our second strategic priority focuses on reimagining community-based care. This priority emphasizes health promotion, prevention, patient self-management, and early healthcare interventions, both at home and within the community. Our objective is to foster a healthcare environment that is proactive, integrated, and centered on the needs of our citizens.
Improved Population Health
2024: Collaborate with partners to develop a healthy aging strategy for Huron and Perth.
2023: Convene members, partners, physicians, and citizens to advance strategies in health promotion, prevention, and patient self-management.
2023-2024: Forge partnerships with non-healthcare community organizations to jointly address social determinants of health.
Shift in Resource Allocation
2024: Establish a system-level process for effective sharing of physical resources, transitioning from acute to community care and across different life stages as needed.
2023: Support collaborative opportunities for creating, reviewing, and distributing patient self-management tools and resources.
Enhanced System Integration and Responsiveness
2023: Expand the onboarding for the Integrated Decision Support tool.
2023: Establish a comprehensive data inventory and share it with member organizations.
2024: Implement the use of data and evidence in decision-making processes.
2024: Increase the number of shared policies and procedures among organizations.
Matrix Elements Supporting Our Strategic Priority
Equity & Reconciliation
Employing tools with a health equity lens and forming partnerships that incorporate Indigenous knowledge and perspectives.
Relationships, Generosity & Innovation
Strengthening relationships with non-healthcare community partners and Indigenous serving agencies, and fostering sector joint ventures and alliances to alleviate systemic pressures.
Creating avenues for citizens to share their insights on health promotion, prevention, and patient self-management.
Communication & Engagement
Developing a communication strategy that actively involves citizens in discussions about health promotion, prevention, and patient self-management.
Technology & Digital Strategies
Disseminating information through digital portals on topics related to health promotion, prevention, and patient self-management.
Our vision for reimagined community-based care is one where every citizen is empowered and supported to take an active role in their health and wellbeing. By focusing on prevention, early intervention, and patient self-management, and by ensuring our approaches are inclusive and data-driven, we aim to build a healthier, more resilient community. Through collaboration, innovation, and a deep commitment to equity, HPA-OHT is dedicated to transforming the landscape of community healthcare.