Mississauga Halton LHIN News and Events

September 30, 2015: Partnering for a Healthier Tomorrow Awards

Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) showcased the collaborative initiatives underway among health service providers across the LHIN at its inaugural Partnering for a Healthier Tomorrow Awards held on Wednesday, September 30, 2015. 

2015 Partnering for a Healthier Tomorrow Awards Recipient: Enhanced Community Capacity with Lee Fairclough, Bill MacLeod and MPP Peter Milczyn

2015 Partnering for a Healthier Tomorrow Awards Recipient: Mississauga Halton LHIN  Regional Learning Centre

February 21, 2015: Government and Community Services Fair

The Mississauga Halton LHIN, along with the Central West, Central and Toronto Central LHINs, participated in the 10th Annual Government and Community Services Fair at Cloverdale Mall on February 21, 2015.  Handing out clementines and sharing information, the Mississauga Halton LHIN spoke with local residents about partnering with our communities for a healthier tomorrow.

We joined more than 100 exhibitors who filled the community in on the bounty of local activities, business networks, specialty shopping, volunteer opportunities and government initiatives that take place all the time in our local community.

The Government and Community Services Fair was co-hosted by MPP Etobicoke Centre Ivan Baker and Etobicoke--Lakeshore MPP Peter Milczyn.

Image LHIN representatives and MPP at fair booth 
Left to Right: Tom Miller, Central West LHIN, Christelle Bony, Mississauga Halton LHIN, 
MPP Yvan Baker, Maureen Buchanan, Mississauga Halton LHIN, Andrea Szakolcai Central LHIN,
Monica Scott, Toronto Central LHIN 

February 13, 2015: MPP Sousa announces Ontario Improving Care for Patients with Greatest Needs in the Mississauga Halton LHIN

Mississauga Halton LHIN vice-chair welcomed Mississauga South MPP Charles Sousa who announced a new initiative, the South West Mississauga Health Link, which will focus on delivering better care to the five per cent of patients with the highest needs. These patients often suffer from multiple, complex conditions, and account for two-thirds of Ontario’s health care dollars. The MPP was joined by Angela Burden (Mississauga Halton CCAC Vice President Regional Programs and Strategic Development), Caroline Brereton (Mississauga Halton CCAC CEO), Ron Haines (LHIN Board Vice Chair), Bill MacLeod (Mississauga Halton LHIN CEO), and Karen Ras (Councillor Ward 2 Mississauga).

Please see news release and photos related to this announcement below:

News Release

Image Angie Burden Image Caroline Brereton
Image Ron Haines
Angela Burden, Vice President Regional
Programs and Strategic Development,
Mississauga Halton CCAC
Caroline Brereton, CEO, Mississauga
Halton CCAC 
Ron Haines, Vice Chair, Mississauga
Halton LHIN 
Image Bill MacLeod  Image MPP Sousa   
Bill MacLeod, CEO, Mississauga Halton LHIN  Charles Sousa, MPP Mississauga South   
Image Announcement Speakers Image Health Link Partners

Left to right: Angela Burden, Vice President Regional Programs and Strategic Development, Mississauga Halton CCAC; Ron Haines, Vice Chair, Mississauga Halton LHIN, Karen Ras, Councilor, Ward 2 Mississauga; Charles Sousa, MPP Mississauga South; Caroline Brereton, CEO, Mississauga Halton CCAC; Bill MacLeod, CEO, Mississauga Halton LHIN
 South West Mississauga Health Link Partners

February 10, 2015: MPP Milczyn announces Ontario Improving Care for Patients with Greatest Needs in the Mississauga Halton LHIN

LAMP CHC hosted Etobicoke-Lakeshore MPP Peter Milczyn as he announced two new initiatives that will impact South Etobicoke’s most complexe patients. The south Etobicoke Health Link, which will focus on delivering better care to the five per cent of patients with the highest needs and the Complex Patient Community Project will aim to develop clear partnerships to help them transition through the health care system in a smoother way and get better, more patient-centered care. These patients often suffer from multiple, complex conditions, and account for two-thirds of Ontario’s health care dollars. The MPP was joined by Russ Ford (LAMP Community Health Centre Executive Director), Dr. Michael Kates (Summerville Family Health Team), Bill MacLeod (Mississauga Halton LHIN CEO), and Ruth Mary James (Patient Representative).

Please see news release and photos related to the announcement below:

News Release

Image Russ Ford Image MPP Milczyn Image Bill MacLeod
Russ Ford, Executive Director, LAMP CHC       Peter Milczyn, MPP Etobicoke-Lakeshore  Bill MacLeod, CEO, 
Mississauga Halton LHIN

Image Dr. Kates
Image Announcement Speakers
Dr. Michael Kates, Summerville FHT
Left to right: Dr. Michael Kates, Summerville FHT; Bill MacLeod, CEO, Mississauga Halton LHIN; Ruth Mary James, Health Link Patient Representative; Peter Milczyn, MPP Etobicoke-Lakeshore; Russ Ford, Executive Director LAMP CHC 

January 29, 2015: Ontario Improving Care for Patients with Greatest Needs in the Mississauga Halton LHIN

Standing inside Georgetown District Hospital, Halton MPP Indira Naidoo-Harris announced a new initiative, Halton Hills Health Link, which will focus on delivering better care to the five per cent of patients with the highest needs. These patients often suffer from multiple, complex conditions, and account for two-thirds of Ontario’s health care dollars. The MPP was joined by Halton Hills Mayor Rick Bonnette Denise Hardenne (HHS President and CEO), Graeme Goebelle (LHIN Board Chair), Kiran Cherla (Halton Hills FHT), and Kate Power (CEO, Links2Care).

Please see news release and photos related to this announcement below:

News Release

Image Rick Bonnette    Image Dr. Cherla    Image Graeme Goebelle 
 Rick Bonnette, Georgetown Mayor Dr. Kiran Cherla, Halton Hills FHT  Graeme Goebelle, Chair, Mississauga
Halton LHIN 
Image Denise Hardenne  Image MPP Naidoo-Harris  Image Kate Power and Dr Cherla 
Denise Hardenne, President and
CEO, Halton Healthcare Services 
Indira Naidoo-Harris, MPP Halton  Kate Power, CEO, Links2Care and Dr.
Kiran Cherla
, Halton Hills FHT 


  Image Announcement Speakers
Left to right: Denise Hardenne, President and CEO, Halton Healthcare Services; Kate Power, CEO, Links2Care; Rick Bonnette, Georgetown Mayor; Indira Naidoo-Harris, MPP Halton; Dr. Kiran Cherla, Halton Hills FHT; Graeme Goebelle, Chair, Mississauga Halton LHIN

 
  Image Health Link PartnersHalton Hills Health Link Partners
 

April 25, 2014: Enhanced Access to Physiotherapy for Mississauga Seniors

MPP Bob Delaney Mississauga-Streetsville in partnership with the Mississauga Halton LHIN announced Ontario is expanding access to OHIP-funded, clinic-based physiotherapy for seniors and eligible patients in Mississauga including: 

  • LifeMark Physiotherapy
  • Closing the Gap Healthcare Group Physiotherapy and Massage Therapy Clinic
  • Physiotherapy 2000
  • Physiotherapy One
  • Goreway Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Centre Inc. 

MPP Harinder Takhar, MPP Dipika Damerla, MPP Amrit Mangat all attended this announcement held at the Physiotherapy One clinic along with representatives from the Mississauga Halton Community Care Access Centre (CCAC), March of Dimes, pt Health and the Mississauga Halton LHIN.

Please see news release, media coverage and photos related to this announcement below: 

News Release

http://www.bobdelaney.com/physiotherapy/ 

 Physio Announcement_MH LHIN April 2014

(Left to Right): MPP Bob Delaney, Mississauga-Streetsville; MPP Amrit MangatMississauga-Brampton South; Vince Agostino, Owner, Physiotherapy One; MPP Harinder Takhar, Mississauga-Erindale; Michelle Collins, Senior Lead Performance, Mississauga Halton LHIN


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MPP Dipika Damerla, Mississauga East-
Cooksville 
Karen Fischer, National Director of Long-Term Care, pt Health
MPP Bob Delaney,
Mississauga-Streetsville
MPP Amrit Mangat, Mississauga-Brampton South 

March 26, 2013: Mississauga Halton LHIN Board Chair Named Georgetown’s 2012 Citizen of the Year

The Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network would like to extend our congratulations to Graeme Goebelle, the 2012 Georgetown Citizen of the Year.

Mr. Goebelle is the Board Chair of the Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network where he has served since 2011. In this capacity, he also serves on advisory committees and leadership councils for both the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care and LHIN provincial working groups.

Please see news release, photos and additional materials related to this recognition below:

News Release

Congratulations from Deb Matthews, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care 

The pictures below highlight congratulations and recognition bestowed upon Graeme Goebelle as the 2012 Georgetown Citizen on the Year.

Photos courtesy of Greg Robinson

Jack Ruck; President of the Georgetown Lions Club (left) 
Graeme Goebelle; 2012 Georgetown Citizen of the Year (centre)
Doug Penrice; Chair of the Citizen of the Year selection commitee (right)



Gary Carr; Halton Regional Chair (left)  
Rick Bonnette; Mayor of Halton Hills (left)
Ted Arnott; MPP Wellington-Halton Hills (left)

March 20, 2013: Launch of the Halton Crisis Plan and Protocol

The collaborative efforts of police and community agencies to improve emergency response and support for individuals with a mental illness during a crisis were highlighted at the launch of the Halton Crisis Plan and Protocol.

Funded by the Mississauga Halton LHIN, the Halton Crisis Plan and Protocol is the result of a partnership between Summit Housing & Outreach Programs, the Halton Regional Police Service and the Canadian Mental Health Association – Halton Region.

Official signing of the Halton Crisis Protocol

 

 

 

 

 

 


(Left to Right): Joanna Matthews, Executive Director, Summit Housing and Outreach Programs; Graeme Goebelle, Board Chair, Mississauga Halton LHIN; Michael Minnes, Board Vice- Chair, Summit Housing and Outreach Programs; Stephen Tanner, Chief,  Halton Regional Police Service; Cathy Duddeck, Councillor, Town of Oakville; Jason Barr, Manager, Coast & Safe Beds, Canadian Mental Health Association, Halton Region Branch

Read More: LHINfo Minute: Halton Crisis Plan and Protocol

February 23, 2013: Government and Community Services Fair

The Mississauga Halton LHIN participated in the 8th Annual Government and Community Services Fair at Cloverdale Mall.  Handing out Clementines and sharing information, the Mississauga Halton LHIN spoke with local residents about partnering with our communities for a healthier tomorrow.

We joined more than 100 exhibitors who filled the community in on the bounty of local activities, business networks, specialty shopping, volunteer opportunities and government initiatives that take place all the time in our local community.

The Government and Community Services Fair was co-hosted by Donna Cansfield, MPP Etobicoke Centre and Laurel Broten, MPP Etobicoke-Lakeshore.



MPP Cansfield (right) stops by to welcome the Mississauga Halton LHIN
Mississauga Halton LHIN booth at the Government and Community Services Fair; Cloverdale Mall

February 22, 2013: Breathe Better – Live Better: Improving the Quality of Life for People with COPD

The Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network in partnership with: GlaxoSmithKline, PRIISME®, Trillium Health Partners, Halton Healthcare Services, the Mississauga Halton Community Care Access Centre, the City of Mississauga, the Town of Milton and the Town of Oakville announced new resources that ensure patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) – a long-term lung disease often caused by smoking and including chronic bronchitis and emphysema – have access to necessary support in their communities while reducing emergency department visits and hospital admissions through better management of this chronic, progressive disease.

Please see news release, media coverage and photos related to this announcement below:

News Release

Education program offered for those with COPD; Mississauga NewsBrampton Guardian; February 22, 2013

Breathe Better – Live Better program begins; Independent Free Press; February 23, 2013

Breathe Better – Live Better was featured on Rogers TV, Access Peel on March 15, 2013. For coverage of the event, please click below:

 Photos from announcement and launch at Huron Park Community Centre 


 

Rob Low; Executive Lead, Health 
System Development, Mississauga
Halton LHIN 

Rob introduces the groups that have collaborated.

Ron Haines; Vice Chair, Board of 
Directors, Mississauga Halton LHIN
 
Ron links the Mississauga Halton LHIN's IHSP priorities with Breathe Better – Live Better.    

Dr. Glenn Crater; VP, GlaxoSmithKline 

Dr.Crater speaks to GlaxoSmithKline’s PRIISME® program.    


 

Dale Clement; COO, Oakville-
Trafalgar Memorial Hospital; Halton
Healthcare Services

Dale shares how the program is supported by Halton Healthcare Services' strategic vision.

Dr. Jane Charters; Family Physician; Lakeshore Medical Group

Dr. Charters speaks about how the COPD Education Program will help patients and family physicians.

 Dr. Milan Patel; Physician Director 
 and Respirologist; Trillium Health
 Partners

Dr. Patel talks about COPD.


 
 

Neeta Fraser; Coordinator Breathe Better – Live Better, Mississauga Halton Community COPD Education Program; Trillium Health Partners

Neeta recounts a patient's story. 

December 20, 2012: Patients Spending Less Time in Emergency Departments

The Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network and our partners –Trillium Health Partners, Halton Healthcare Services and the Mississauga Halton CCAC – announced new funding to improve emergency department performance and kicked-off our holiday campaign designed to reduce wait times this holiday season and help people feel better faster.

Please see news release, media coverage and photos related to this announcement below:

News Release

OTMH getting $2.3M to cut ER wait times; Oakville Beaver; December 20, 2012

Hospitals receive $4M for ERs; Mississauga News; December 20, 2012 

Photos from announcement and kick-off at Trillium Health Partners – Mississauga Hospital



Ron Haines; Vice Chair, Board of Directors, Mississauga Halton LHIN 

Ron introduces partners and sets the stage.

Michelle DiEmanuele; President and CEO, Trillium Health Partners

Michelle speaks to the new funding and community partnerships that will help support emergency departments at Trillium Health Partners.

Dipika Damerla
MPP, Mississauga East-Cooksville 

MPP Damerla highlights funding for improvement of emergency department performance.

Dr. Eric Letovsky; Co-chair, Surge Protocol Working Group 

Dr. Letovsky talks about the proactive, collaborative effort 
between partners. 



Caroline Brereton; CEO Mississauga Halton CCAC

Caroline emphasizes the importance of anticipating care needs during the winter holiday period.

(Left) Alison Quigley; Co-chair, Surge Protocol Working Group 
(Right) Dorothy Binkley; Project Manager - Operations, Trilium Health Partners

Alison and Dorothy introduce the Feel Better Faster campaign.

Bill MacLeod; CEO, Mississauga Halton LHIN

Bill thanks partners for working together to ensure patients spend less time in emergency departments.

November 16, 2012: Keeping Ontarians Healthier at Home in the Mississauga Halton LHIN

The Mississauga Halton LHIN was joined by Amrit Mangat, MPP, Mississauga-Brampton South on November 16, 2012 at India Rainbow Community Services of Peel to announce an $8,819,500 million investment to support local community programs this year. These include:

 • $5,120,000 for the Mississauga Halton Community Care Access Centre (MH CCAC)

• $1,500,000 for Addiction and Mental Health Treatment Services

• $2,199,500 for Community Based Programs

Please see news release, backgrounder, media coverage and photos related to this announcement below:

News Release

Backgrounder

Province pledges $8.9M to local health programs; Mississauga News; November 16, 2012   

Photos from India Rainbow Community Services of Peel



Ron Haines; Vice Chair, Board of Directors Mississauga Halton LHIN

Ron welcomes guests.

Amrit Mangat; MPP, Mississauga-Brampton South 

MPP Mangat shares exciting news.

Nazli Rehman; Vice-President  India Rainbow Community Services of Peel

Nazli relates the support provided by India Rainbow to her and her mother, Fahmida, who has dementia.

Kitty Chadda, Executive Director, India Rainbow Community Services of Peel

Kitty recognizes her partners. 

Narendra Shah; Chief Operating Officer, Mississauga Halton LHIN

Narendra outlines the various programs and service providers sharing the $8,819,500 million in funding. 



Community Support Service Providers 

Sharing in the funding, Community Support Service Providers join us for the announcement.

Staff at India Rainbow Community Services of Peel