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Jul 13, 2017 Repairs and Upgrades Coming to Halton Hospitals this Year

Ontario is continuing to strengthen and support hospitals in Halton with repairs and upgrades to two hospitals this year, to provide patients with high-quality care in a safe and healthy environment. Today, Indira Naidoo-Harris, MPP for Halton, was in Milton to make the announcement. This year, Milton District Hospital and Georgetown Hospital will receive a combined $666,194 to revitalize their facilities.

Jul 11, 2017 Ontario investing $ 2,879,855 to improve Trillium Health Partners

Today Harinder Takhar, MPP for Mississauga-Erindale was at Credit Valley Hospital to make an announcement regarding funding of $2,879,855 which Trillium Health Partners is receiving this year under the Health Infrastructure Renewal Fund (HIRF) to revitalize its facilities. MPP Takhar was joined by Michelle DiEmanuele, President and CEO Trillium Health Partners, and Bill MacLeod, CEO Mississauga Halton LHIN for the announcement.

Apr 26, 2017 Neil Skelding, President and CEO of RBC Insurance, appointed Chair of the Board of Directors of the Mississauga Halton LHIN

The Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) is pleased to announce the Order-in-Council appointment and designation of Neil Skelding as Chair to the Board of Directors of the Mississauga Halton LHIN effective March 15, 2017. Mr. Skelding joins the Mississauga Halton LHIN for a three-year appointment for the period of March 15, 2017 until March 14, 2020.

Apr 07, 2017 Peel Senior Link Receives Exemplary Standing from Accreditation Canada

"Ongoing quality improvement is a hallmark of putting patients first. Congratulations to Peel Senior Link on receiving exemplary standing from Accreditation Canada under the Qmentum program – the highest level of accreditation. Strong health service providers and partners like Peel Senior Link enable our health care system to deliver high quality care, and positive client experiences and outcomes.”
- Neil Skelding, Board Chair, Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network

Apr 04, 2017 Support for Caregivers Making a Difference for Families in Mississauga

This year, Ontario increased supports for people caring for their loved ones at home in Mississauga, by increasing access to respite services for over 400 local families.

Today — on National Family Caregiver Day — MPP Damerla is thanking people in Mississauga for the work they do every day to care for their loved ones. A caregiver is someone who takes on the unpaid role of helping a family member or loved one with their physical or cognitive condition, injury or chronic life-limiting illness.

Apr 04, 2017 Support for Caregivers Making a Difference for Families in Oakville

This year, Ontario increased supports for people caring for their loved ones at home in Oakville, by increasing access to respite services for over 70 local families.

Today — on National Family Caregiver Day — MPP Flynn is thanking people in Oakville for the work they do every day to care for their loved ones. A caregiver is someone who takes on the unpaid role of helping a family member or loved one with their physical or cognitive condition, injury or chronic life-limiting illness.

Apr 04, 2017 Support for Caregivers Making a Difference for Families in Milton

This year, Ontario increased supports for people caring for their loved ones at home in Milton, by increasing access to respite services for over 45 local families.

Today — on National Family Caregiver Day — MPP Naidoo-Harris is thanking people in Milton for the work they do every day to care for their loved ones. A caregiver is someone who takes on the unpaid role of helping a family member or loved one with their physical or cognitive condition, injury or chronic life-limiting illness.

Dec 21, 2016 Mississauga Halton LHIN investing in community-based health care

The Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) is investing over $2 million new dollars annually in community health care programs to improve care for patients, clients and families in Halton Hills, Milton, Oakville, Mississauga and South Etobicoke.

Dec 07, 2016 Dec. 7, 2016 Ontario passes the Patients First Act

Today, Ontario passed legislation that will help patients and their families obtain better access to a more local and integrated health care system, improving the patient experience and delivering higher-quality care.

Nov 25, 2016 Ontario Improving Access to Care in Halton

Ontario is improving access to care in Halton, helping to reduce wait times and support increased access to services that patients and families rely on.

Oct 20, 2016 Caregiver Respite Program Awarded 2016 Minister's Medal

The Caregiver Respite Program in the Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) was recognized today for improving services and supports that enable caregivers to care for their loved ones and also take care of themselves.

Sep 27, 2016 Faster and Better Access to Care through Collaborative Partnerships

Mississauga Halton LHIN honours collaborative initiatives underway among health service providers across our LHIN that are benefitting patients, clients, families and residents.

Aug 24, 2016 Ontario Investing $1,423,000 to Improve Emergency Room Care in Peel Region

Ontario is providing more than $1,422,900 to help patients receive quicker access to care in hospital emergency rooms in the municipalities of the Region of Peel.The province will provide funding to 20 municipalities across Ontario for 300,000 dedicated emergency room nursing hours at 49 hospitals this year.

Aug 05, 2016 Halton Receiving Provincial Funding for Repairs and Upgrades

Halton Healthcare will benefit from yesterday’s announcement that Ontario is providing $175 million in 2016–17 to hospitals across the province, which represents an increase of $50 million over last year’s funding. This will help to keep them in a state of good repair so patients can continue to receive high-quality care in a safe and healthy environment.

Jul 29, 2016 Ontario Investing An Additional $6 Million This Year in Home and Community Care in the Mississauga Halton LHIN
Ontario Investing An Additional $6 Million This Year in Home and Community Care in the Mississauga Halton LHIN
Jul 27, 2016 Katherine Davison Named Regional Administrative Director, Mississauga Halton Regional Hospice Palliative Care Network

Please join us in congratulating Katherine Davison who has accepted a new role as Regional Administrative Director, Mississauga Halton Regional Hospice Palliative Care Network.

Jul 04, 2016 Strengthening the capacity of the Mississauga Halton LHIN Board of Directors

Mississauga Halton LHIN Board Chair Graeme Goebelle is pleased to announce the Order-in-Council appointment of Louis Girard and Richard “Rick” Johnson to the Board of Directors of the Mississauga Halton LHIN effective June 17, 2016. The new board members join Mississauga Halton LHIN for three-year appointments.

Jun 21, 2016 LHIN Renewal: Patients First; Technical Briefing Deck on Bill 210

Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care 
Technical Briefing Deck on Bill 210: the Patients First Act, 2016

Jun 15, 2016 Caregiver Respite in the Mississauga Halton LHIN

The Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) was recognized for its Caregiver Respite Program with the prestigious 3M Health Care Quality Team Award in the category of Quality Improvement Initiative Across a Health System. 3M’s national awards ceremony held in Ottawa on June 7, 2016 encourages and recognizes innovation in health services.

Mar 31, 2016 High Tech, High Touch Showcases Telemedicine Technology

The Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) in partnership with the Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN) hosted High Tech, High Touch, the first interactive provincial telemedicine knowledge and awareness fair to a capacity crowd on March 31, 2016.

Feb 01, 2016 Access, capacity and quality identified as three strategic priorities to improve residents’ health and put patients first

The Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) has released its new Integrated Health Service Plan: Partnering for a Healthy Community. The plan builds on the LHIN’s accomplishments and leverages the strengths of local collaborative, innovative leaders and partners.

Oct 02, 2015 Strong Health Care Partnerships Improve Access to the Right Care for Those Who Need it Most

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. 

May 21, 2015 Connecting Seniors in Mississauga Halton LHIN with the Care They Need to Live Independently

OAKVILLE (May 20, 2015) - Ontario is helping more seniors maintain their strength and recover from illness or injury so they can continue to live more independently.

Apr 14, 2015 HQO Report

Health Quality Ontario’s just-released report, Experiencing Integrated Care: Ontarians’ views of health care coordination and communication.

Mar 18, 2015 Investing in Community Mental Health And Addictions Services In Mississauga Halton LHIN

Ontario is investing in local mental health and addictions organizations in Mississauga Halton LHIN, to provide care closer to home for those who are experiencing mental health and addictions challenges. Ontario is also creating a province-wide registry of mental health beds to connect those experiencing a mental health crisis with the closest available bed.

Feb 13, 2015 Ontario Improving Care for Patients with Greatest Needs in the Mississauga Halton LHIN

Ontario is working together with local health care teams in South West Mississauga to provide better, personalized care for seniors and patients with complex medical conditions.

Feb 02, 2015 Ontario Improving Care for Patients with Greatest Needs in the Mississauga Halton LHIN

Ontario is working together with local health care teams in Halton Hills to provide better, more efficient, and more personalized care for seniors and patients with complex medical conditions.

Jan 29, 2015 LHINfo Minute Patient Survey January 2015

The Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) wants to hear about your experience with the health care system. 

Dec 23, 2014 Mississauga Halton LHIN Board of Directors Announce Two New Appointments

Mississauga Halton LHIN Board Chair Graeme Goebelle is pleased to announce the Order-in-Council appointment of Kimbalin Kelly and Gulzar Ladhani to the board of Directors of the Mississauga Halton LHIN.  The new board members join Mississauga Halton LHIN for three-year appointments.

Nov 19, 2014 Mississauga Halton LHIN Welcomes Newest Board Member - Mary Davies appointed as Board Member

The Public Appointments Secretariat of the Province of Ontario issued an official Order-in-Council appointing Mary Davies to the Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) Board of Directors in April 2014 for a three-year term.

Sep 30, 2014 Official Opening of the Mississauga Halton LHIN Regional Learning Centre

The Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) is pleased to announce the official opening of the new Regional Learning Centre. Located within a community hub environment in the heart of the region, the centre was designed to strengthen the skills and abilities of direct care providers in our communities through education, development and focused learning.

Apr 16, 2014 Mississauga Halton LHIN Welcomes Newest Board Member - Patrick Hop Hing appointed as Board Director

OAKVILLE, Ontario (April 16, 2014) – The Public Appointments Secretariat of the Province of Ontario issued an official Order-in-Council appointing Patrick Hop Hing to the Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) Board of Directors on February 12, 2014 for a two-year term.

Jan 14, 2014 Graeme Goebelle Reappointed Chair of the Board of Directors of Mississauga Halton LHIN

Oakville (January 14, 2014) – The Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) is pleased to announce the reappointment of Graeme Goebelle as Chair of the Mississauga Halton LHIN Board of Directors, effective January 5, 2014.

Dec 18, 2013 Make sure you Feel Better Faster this winter

Oakville (December 18, 2013) – Local health care partners would like to remind residents of the full range of health care options available to them over the winter holiday season.

Nov 28, 2013 Local Partnership Launches Life Changing Opioid Outreach & Treatment Services

Oakville (November 28, 2013) – In response to opioid use in our region, ADAPT (Halton Alcohol, Drug and Gambling Asessment Prevention & Treatment Services) and local partners announce the launch of the Opioid Outreach & Treatment Services to enhance the treatment system and provide outreach in the Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network (LHIN).

Nov 21, 2013 Mississauga Team Honoured for Helping Seniors Access Care at Home

Oakville (November 21, 2013) - The Supports for Daily Living program in the Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) was recognized today for helping seniors access the care they need at home so they can live more independently.  

Nov 21, 2013 Backgrounder for The Supports for Daily Living (SDL)

The Supports for Daily Living (SDL) is one of the major programs that pioneered the concept of Home First through implementation of their program and laid the foundation for building community capacity in the Community Support Services (CSS) sector to accept high-risk seniors directly from hospital and/or help seniors to live independently with supports in the community thus avoiding Long-Term Care (LTC) placement.

Nov 21, 2013 Mississauga Halton Team Honoured for Helping Seniors Access Care At Home

Team Awarded the Minister's Medal Honouring Excellence in Health  Oakville (November 21, 2013)  The Supports for Daily Living program in the Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) was recognized today for helping seniors access the care tehy need at home so they can live more independently.

Jul 18, 2013 More Seniors to Benefit From Exercise and Falls Prevention Classes in Mississauga Halton

Oakville (July 18, 2013) – Seniors in Mississauga Halton will have improved access to exercise and falls prevention classes, beginning August 1, 2013.

Jul 08, 2013 Halton Healthcare Recieves $2.4 Million in Provincial Transitional Funding

Halton Healthcare Services (HHS) has received $2.4 million in one-time funding from the Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network (MH LHIN) to assist with the transition costs associated with preparing for the move to the New Oakville Hospital.

Jun 12, 2013 Action Plan Aims to Improve Francophones’ Access to Quality Care

The Central West, Mississauga Halton and Toronto Central Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs) and Reflet Salvéo are pleased to announce an annual action plan to improve Francophones’ access to quality health services in the three LHIN areas.

May 06, 2013 Expanding Access to Opioid Treatment

The Mississauga Halton LHIN and partners are providing additional resources and supports for opioid treatment. People with opioid addiction will have better access to treatment as local partners work to build bridges and enhance the treatment system for residents in our community.

Mar 27, 2013 MH LHIN Board Chair Named Georgetown’s 2012 Citizen of the Year

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

Mar 01, 2013 LHINfo Minute Halton Crisis Plan and Protocol March 2013

  Halton Crisis Plan and Protocol Working as a team to improve emergency response and support for individuals with a mental illness during a crisis.  A community effort in Halton is underway to support individuals with mental illness during a

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

The new Mississauga Halton Community Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Education Program or Breathe Better – Live Better is providing education and support for people with COPD to manage their condition and improve their quality of life.

Feb 07, 2013 Partnering for a Healthier Tomorrow

The Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) has released their new Integrated Health Service Plan (IHSP) 2013 2016, Partnering for a Healthier Tomorrow, a strategic plan to support the specific health care needs of the people in their community.

Dec 20, 2012 Patients Spending Less Time in Emergency Departments

The Mississauga Halton LHIN is working hand in hand with partners to improve emergency department performance, reduce wait times this holiday season and help people feel better faster.  

Nov 16, 2012 Keeping Ontarians Healthier at Home in Mississauga Halton LHIN

Local residents – especially seniors – in the Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) now have more options for care and to live independently in their homes.

Nov 16, 2012 Backgrounder - MH LHIN Community Sector Funding

Ontario is helping the Mississauga Halton Local Integration Health Network (LHIN) and LHINs across the province provide more seniors with care at home, reduce unnecessary emergency room visits and readmissions, decrease the number of patients waiting for alternate levels of care, and increase local addiction services.

Oct 24, 2012 LHINfo Minute Hospice Palliative Care October 2012(2)
Jul 19, 2012 Technology Helping to Improve Access to Care

More residents living in Mississauga Halton LHIN will benefit from specialist care closer to home as the LHIN provides funding for three new telemedicine nurses. For patients this means improved access to health care, less travel and an increase in the types of health care services available at more than 21 sites across the Mississauga Halton LHIN.

Jun 01, 2012 Local seniors benefiting from groundbreaking provincial project

Local seniors living in the Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network are starting to see changes in how care is provided in long-term care homes, hospitals and the community. Through the Behavioural Supports Ontario (BSO) Project new services, programs and training are now being introduced to provide appropriate care and support for an increasing number of seniors across Ontario and their families and caregivers, who live and cope with dementia, mental illness and/or other neurological conditions.

May 22, 2012 Closing the gap for vulnerable youth - Transitional Aged Youth Programming Announcement

The Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network (MH LHIN) is pleased to announce the creation of more programming serving young men and women (16-24) struggling with mental health and/or addiction challenges as they transition to adult services.

Apr 27, 2012 New Program to Improve Care for Vulnerable Seniors

Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network (MH LHIN) is pleased to announce the creation of a new program in a long-term care home that will improve care for vulnerable clients.

Feb 03, 2012 News - Primary Care Lead Physician
Aug 11, 2011 Enhanced Home Care Release FINAL
Aug 11, 2011 Enhanced Home Care Backgrounder FINAL
Jun 23, 2011 MH LHIN Receives Prestigious 3M National Award for Health Care Quality

The Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) is proud to announce that it is the single systems-level recipient of the prestigious 3M National Award for Health Care Quality.

Jun 22, 2011 Backgrounder - June 22, 2011 - MH LHIN Receives 3M Award

An Innovative Program to Support Seniors 24/7 in their Homes Saves More than $10 Million for the Local Health Care System.

May 30, 2011 Investing In Hospital Upgrades in Mississauga Halton LHIN HIRF En
May 30, 2011 Shorter ER Wait Times for Patients in Mississauga Halton LHIN
May 05, 2011 News Release - May 5, 2011 - New MH LHIN Board Chair Appointed

Graeme Goebelle has been appointed by Order in Council as the new Chair of the Board of Directors of the Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) effective June 9th, 2011.

Apr 29, 2011 Mississauga Halton LHIN Community Engagement Plan 2011-12
Mar 28, 2011 Nouvelle Entite francophone de planification pour aider les RLISS(2)
Mar 28, 2011 New French Planning Entity Helps LHINs Respond to Health Needs of Francophones final
Mar 01, 2011 LHINfo Minute - Smoking Cessation - MH LHIN Issue 22, March 2011
Feb 21, 2011 LHINfo Minute - Heart & Stroke - MH LHIN Issue 21, February 2011
Feb 16, 2011 February 2011 MH LHIN Board Appointments
Feb 11, 2011 Programme de financement axe sur les resultats Fev 2011
Feb 11, 2011 Pay for Results Announcement Feb 2011 All Hosp
Feb 08, 2011 Press Release Rogers TV Taping Feb 2011
Feb 07, 2011 LHINfo Minute - Heart & Stroke - MH LHIN Issue 20, February 2011
Jan 24, 2011 LHINfo Minute - Alzheimer's Disease - MH LHIN Issue 19, January 2011
Jan 10, 2011 LHINfo Minute - Alzheimer's Disease - MH LHIN Issue 18, January 2011
Dec 17, 2010 LHINfo Minute - Violence Against Women - MH LHIN Issue 17
Dec 15, 2010 LHINfo Minute - Ontario Breast Screening Program - MH LHIN Issue 16
Dec 01, 2010 LHINfo Minute - Diabetes - MH LHIN Issue 15
Nov 24, 2010 LHINfo Minute - Diabetes - MH LHIN Issue 14
Nov 23, 2010 Aboriginal Population and Health Facts - November 2010
Nov 01, 2010 News Release - November 1, 2010 - Health Care Options

With the simple click of a mouse or the touch of a smart phone, Ontarians can access the newly re-launched health care options web site and get to know the health care options in their communities better.

Nov 01, 2010 Backgrounder - November 1, 2010 - Health Care Options
Oct 26, 2010 LHINfo Minute - Enhanced In-Home Palliative Care Program - MH LHIN Issue 13
Oct 12, 2010 LHINfo Minute - Community Concurrent Disorders Program - MH LHIN Issue 12
Oct 07, 2010 Expression of Interest - MH LHIN Board of Directors

The Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network (MH LHIN) is seeking expressions of interest from local citizens interested in, and qualified for, service on its Board of Directors.  Four positions become available in 2011, two in January and one each in May and June, including the position of Board Chair. To apply, an application form quoting file number PAS-1078 (for Board Director), or PAS-1076 (for Board Chair), must be received by October 31, 2010.

Sep 28, 2010 News Release - September 27, 2010 - Mississauga Halton LHIN in Line for International Award

The Honourable Deb Matthews, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, announced in the House today that the Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network (MH LHIN), located in Oakville, has been shortlisted for the Bertelsmann Foundation’s 2011 Reinhard Mohn Prize for Vitalizing Democracy.

Sep 20, 2010 LHINfo Minute - Specialized Behaviour Support Unit - MH LHIN Issue 11
Sep 13, 2010 Save the Date - September 29, 2010 - MH LHIN Knowledge Exchange Expo
Sep 13, 2010 LHINfo Minute - MH LHIN Knowledge Exchange Expo - MH LHIN Issue 10
Sep 02, 2010 LHINfo Minute - First Link and Share the Care - MH LHIN Issue 9
Sep 02, 2010 News Release - September 2, 2010 - Do You Know a Hero in the Home?

To pay tribute to local caregivers, the Mississauga Halton Community Care Access Centre (CCAC) proudly launches its “Heroes in the Home” Caregiver Recognition Awards.  Any professional or volunteer caregiver can be nominated for the award: a family member, friend, case manager, nurse, therapist or other health care worker.

Aug 31, 2010 News Release - August 31, 2010 - Mississauga Halton LHIN Expands Aging at Home Programs

The Mississauga Halton LHIN is expanding the successful Aging at Home strategy. Ontario is providing the Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network (MH LHIN) with $11,016,631 in Year 3 of the Aging at Home Strategy. This represents part of the $29, 951,344 announced, overall, for the Mississauga Halton LHIN to ensure more seniors get needed health care at home or in the community.

Aug 31, 2010 Mississauga News - Aging at Home Receives $11M
Aug 30, 2010 Backgrounder - August 31, 2010 - Mississauga Halton LHIN Expands Aging at Home Programs
Aug 27, 2010 Physician Education Session - September 29, 2010 - Save the Date
Aug 16, 2010 LHINfo Minute - Funding Support for S.E.N.A.C.A. Seniors Day Program -MH LHIN Issue 8
Jul 26, 2010 LHINfo Minute - Emergency Department Wait Time Strategy - MH LHIN Issue 7
Jul 22, 2010 LHINfo Minute - Strong and Steady - MH LHIN Issue 6
Jul 14, 2010 LHINfo Minute - Nurse Practitioners in Long-Term Care Homes - MH LHIN Issue 5
Jul 07, 2010 News Release - July 2010 - MH LHIN Announces New Board Members

Mississauga Halton LHIN (MH LHIN) Board Chair, John Magill is pleased to announce the Order-in-Council appointment of five new members who will replace recently retired founding members of the Board of Directors.  The MH LHIN welcomes: Ms. Jackie Conant, Mr. Ronald Haines, Mr. Duncan J. MacIntyre, Ms. Renu Minhas, and Mr. Jason Wadden.

Jun 21, 2010 LHINfo Minute - ReCharge Progam for Caregivers - MH LHIN Issue 4
Jun 14, 2010 LHINfo Minute - Supports for Daily Living - MH LHIN Issue 3
Jun 09, 2010 LHINfo Minute - All Inclusive Seamless Services for Independence of Seniors for Today and Tomorrow - MH LHIN Issue 2
Jun 02, 2010 LHINfo Minute - MH LHIN Governors’ Expo: Governing Together, Sharing Success - MH LHIN Issue 1
May 31, 2010 Georgetown Hospital Receives Funding Recognition for ER Wait Times Improvement - May 31, 2010
Apr 07, 2010 First Nation, Métis, Inuit Health Survey

Please take about 30 minutes to answer survey questions that will help the CW LHIN and MH LHIN develop plans and processes for addressing your health concerns.  All First Nation, Métis, Inuk residents who do the survey and live in Mississauga, Brampton, Oakville or surrounding areas will be entered in a draw, with a top prize of $500.00.

Mar 31, 2010 Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities - Customer Service Policy
Mar 11, 2010 First Nation, Métis, Inuit Health Focus Group Notice

The Central West and the Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs) want to ask you about health services and your health-related experiences in Brampton, Mississauga, Halton and surrounding areas.  As an Aboriginal person in these areas, your input will help to develop a strategy to better meet the needs of First Nation, Métis and Inuit people.

Mar 08, 2010 Mississauga Halton LHIN Health Equity Plan
Feb 17, 2010 Strengthening the Circle: Building Knowledge on Aboriginal Health in an Urban Environment

The Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs) of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) are committed to the continued development of an integrated healthcare system that meets the needs of local Aboriginal communities.

Jan 22, 2010 Growing Communities Get Hospital Funding Boost - January 22, 2010
Jan 04, 2010 Local H1N1 and Seasonal Flu Clinics in the Mississauga Halton LHIN - updated January 4, 2010
Nov 30, 2009 Mississauga Halton LHIN IHSP: 2010-2013
Oct 28, 2009 H1N1 and Season Flu Clinics in the Mississauga Halton LHIN (updated Nov. 25, 2009)
Oct 21, 2009 Mississauga Halton LHIN: Annual Newsletter, October 2009

The Mississauga Halton LHIN annual newsletter for 2009 is now available.  The newsletter highlights some of the key accomplishments in the Mississauga Halton LHIN over the past year.

Jul 13, 2009 Supportive Housing for Ontario Addictions Programs - July 13, 2009

The Mississauga Halton LHIN is pleased to announce eight supportive housing units in the Mississauga Halton LHIN to help people living with addictions increase stability and security in their lives and reduce pressure on hospital emergency rooms.

Jul 13, 2009 Backgrounder - Supportive Housing for People with Substance Use Issues - July 13, 2009

Ontario is providing $16 million over three years to fund 1,000 supportive housing units for people with substance use issues or concurrent disorders.  This client-centered supportive housing program includes services based on the “Housing First” model for a harm-reduction.

May 22, 2009 MH LHIN Investing in Initiatives to Improve ER Performance - May 22, 2009

The Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) is receiving funding through the province’s ER Strategy for a number of initiatives to reduce emergency room wait times and improve patient satisfaction.

May 22, 2009 Backgrounder - MH LHIN Investing in Initiatives to Improve ER Performance

The Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) is helping the region’s hospitals reduce the amount of time people spend in emergency rooms (ERs) through initiatives funded through the government’s ER Strategy.

May 19, 2009 MH LHIN Investing in More Care for Seniors and Community Services - May 19, 2009

The Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network is receiving $24.9 million to ensure more seniors can continue to live independently and to allow hospital patients to receive appropriate care in the right setting.

May 19, 2009 Backgrounder - MH LHIN Investing in More Care for Seniors and Community Services - May 19, 2009

The Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) is delighted to announce, with the endorsement of the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, substantial investments in our community sector under the Aging at Home Strategy for 2009/10.  The Mississauga Halton LHIN is receiving $24.9 million in 2009/10 for a number of initiatives to help seniors live healthy, independent lives in their own homes and to decrease the number of alternate level of care (ALC) patients in hospitals.

Apr 24, 2009 April 24 2009 - Balanced Community Sector Agreements Approved in MH LHIN

The Mississauga Halton LHIN Board of Directors has now approved the Multi-Sector Service Accountability Agreements (M-SAAs) of 43 community health service providers for the fiscal years 2009-10 and 2010-11.  The approval of these agreements represents the conclusion of a new process for accountability between the LHIN and community service providers.

Apr 14, 2009 Health Infrastructure Renewal Funding - April 14, 2009

To support hospitals in ensuring that their facilities are in a good state of repair, the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care established the Health Infrastructure Renewal Fund (HIRF) in 1999.  For 2008/09, the Mississauga Halton LHIN has approved over $1 million in HIRF grants to our three local hospitals.

Nov 10, 2008 Dr. William Sibbald Award for Excellence in Patient Safety - Call for Submissions

The Government of Ontario is pleased to announce the Call for Submissions for the Dr. William Sibbald Award for Excellence in Patient Safety. The purpose of the Award is to recognize successful patient safety initiatives. The late Dr. Sibbald was a pioneer in critical care medicine and a champion of improvements in patient safety system-wide. The Ontario Government is honoured to name this award after him, and will be granting two $25,000 and five $5,000 awards.  Submissions must be received by the Ministry no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday, January 5, 2009.

Oct 17, 2008 News Release - Wait Times Strategy Expands - Oct.17, 2008

Ontario is setting the most aggressive wait time targets for general surgeries in Canada as part of an expansion of its successful Wait Time Strategy.  General surgery targets are being set for procedures such as gall bladder removal, hernia repairs, anorectal and some intestinal surgeries. Targets are also being set for orthopaedic and ophthalmic surgeries.  Targets for each surgery are set in four categories, ranging from urgent to elective surgery.  Where urgent surgery is required, targets are less than 24 hours for general and ophthalmic surgeries and one week for orthopaedic surgery.

Sep 26, 2008 MH LHIN to Implement Medworxx Utilization Management System - Sept. 2008

Medworxx, the makers of a strategic software platform that hospitals use to communicate, aggregate, and analyze knowledge, is excited to announce that the Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) will roll out the Medworxx Utilization Management System to support their utilization management program.  The implementation will include Halton Healthcare Services Corporation, The Credit Valley Hospital, and the Trillium Health Centre. 

Sep 08, 2008 Increasing Direct Daily Care - September 8, 2008

As part of Ontario’s $23.3 million investment to support the creation of 873 personal support workers (PSWs), the Mississauga Halton LHIN will receive nearly $1.3 million for over 94,000 hours of care for area long-term care homes. This will increase the average paid hours of direct daily care per resident to 3.26 hours this year of nursing, personal care and programming and support services.

Jul 25, 2008 Seniors Health and Wellness Survey - July 2008

The Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network (MH LHIN) invites seniors and their families or informal caregivers living in Halton Hills, Milton, Mississauga, Oakville, or South Etobicoke to give their input into what health services and supports are needed locally to help seniors to live healthy and independent lives in their communities.

Jul 07, 2008 Reaching New Mothers - Survey

The Mississauga Halton LHIN, in partnership with hospitals, public health, and other community agencies, invites new mothers living in Mississauga, Oakville, Milton, Halton Hills or South Etobicoke to reflect on their experiences and provide ideas for improving local health services and supports by completing a 2 minute online survey and passing on this information and survey to others to provide input.

Jul 03, 2008 News Release - Aging at Home Community Consultation - July 9, 2008

The Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network (MH LHIN) is launching the next phase of community engagement activities which will inform the LHIN’s Integrated Health Service Plan’s priority of enhancing seniors’ health, wellness and quality of life, as well as the local Aging at Home Strategy.  The initial community consultation will be held on Wednesday, July 9th, 2008 from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. at the Mississauga Central Library.

Jun 19, 2008 News Release - Landmark Provincial Aging at Home Strategy Launches in Mississauga

Standing in front of seven new Dodge Caravans that will provide area seniors with rides to appointments, George Smitherman, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, today announced a series of local Aging at Home initiatives which are receiving close to $6.4 million this year.

May 08, 2008 Preventing Falls in Our Seniors Population

In 2007, a Falls Prevention Steering Committee was established to develop a falls prevention framework and strategy for the LHIN that would ultimately reduce the rate of ED visits, hospitalizations and long-term care admissions among seniors in Mississauga Halton.  Two resource guides have been developed from the project, and include: a framework for falls prevention, an inventory of falls prevention efforts in Mississauga Halton, and links/references to best practices in falls prevention by sector...

Mar 04, 2008 MOHLTC - LHIN Effectiveness Review

In following with the strong commitment to ongoing performance improvement and joint problem-solving, the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care and the LHINs are jointly participating in an Effectiveness Review.  The review will compare what was to be implemented against the current state, processes and mechanisms that are in place and the outputs generated, with the overall goal of building a stronger health care system to benefit the people of Ontario.   It is about finding what we have done well and determining how we can do even better.

Dec 21, 2007 News Release - December 21_2007 - New Staff Announcement

MISSISSAUGA HALTON LHIN WELCOMES TWO NEW MEMBERS TO THE PLANNING TEAM.  The Mississauga Halton LHIN announced today that two new staff members, Mr. Malcolm Ross and Mr. Dwain Dolland, have been added to the planning team.

Nov 16, 2007 News Release - November 16 2007 - Dr. Letovsky Appointed as ED Lead

Mississauga Halton LHIN Chief Executive Officer Bill MacLeod today announced the appointment of Dr. Eric Letovsky as LHIN Emergency Department (ED) lead, a new role in each of Ontario’s 14 Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs) that will help improve wait times and the quality of emergency care locally and across the province.

Aug 28, 2007 News Release - August 28 2007 - Aging at Home

AGING AT HOME STRATEGY WILL BE LHIN LED AND REFLECT LOCAL CULTURAL DIVERSITY  The McGuinty government is launching an Aging at Home Strategy that will transform community health care services in the Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) so that seniors can live healthy, independent lives in their own homes, Health and Long-Term Care Minister George Smitherman announced today.

Aug 17, 2007 News Release - August 17 2007 - Ministry-LHIN Accountability Agreement

MISSISSAUGA HALTON LHIN AND MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND LONG-TERM CARE SIGN ACCOUNTABILITY AGREEMENT.  The agreement defines the obligations and responsibilities of both the LHIN and the Ministry for the next three years.  Developing the accountability agreement has been a collaborative process and sets out the relationship between the Ministry and the LHINs in fulfilling their new roles to strengthen health care for all Ontarians.

Jul 09, 2007 News Release - July 9 2007 - DPA Team Call

LOCAL RESIDENTS ARE INVITED TO DESIGN THEIR COMMUNITY HEALTH CARE SYSTEM BY GETTING INVOLVED IN DETAILED PLANNING AND ACTION TEAMS.  Local residents can apply today to help shape the future of their local health care system by getting involved with the Mississauga Halton LHIN's latest community engagement effort.  Each DPA Team relates directly to one of five key health priority areas identified within the Mississauga Halton LHIN's Integrated Health Service Plan (IHSP)...

Jun 12, 2007 News Release - June 12 2007 - Mississauga Halton LHIN Announces New CEO

MISSISSAUGA HALTON LOCAL HEALTH INTEGRATION NETWORK (LHIN) WELCOMES WILLIAM (BILL) MACLEOD AS THEIR NEW CEO.  Today, Mississauga Halton LHIN Board Vice Chair, Norman Murray, announced the appointment of William (Bill) MacLeod to the position of Chief Executive Officer effective July 3, 2007.  His experience varies from large health science centres to small start-up organizations and includes numerous academic appointments and awards. 

May 22, 2007 News Release - May 22 2007 - Wait Times

NEW WAIT TIME DATA SHOWS DOUBLE-DIGIT DROPS IN THE MISSISSAUGA HALTON AREA.  New data shows the Ontario government's Wait Times Strategy is resulting in decreases in wait times for key health services in the Mississauga Halton LHIN area...

Apr 01, 2007 News Release - April 1 2007 - Increased Responsibility of Local Health System

MISSISSAUGA HALTON LHIN TAKES ON INCREASED RESPONSIBILITY OF LOCAL HEALTH SYSTEM TO IMPROVE CARE FOR ONTARIANS.  The Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) today celebrated an important milestone in its history.  Effective April 1, LHINs assume the additional responsibility for allocating funds to improve health services, reduce wait times and ensure better coordination between health providers.

Feb 16, 2007 News Release - February 16 2007 - Improving Access to Emergency Services

MCGUINTY GOVERNMENT IMPROVES ACCESS TO EMERGENCY SERVICES IN MISSISSAUGA HALTON LOCAL HEALTH INTEGRATION NETWORK.  The Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network is improving access to hospital emergency care with an investment of $622,400 to increase the capacity of hospital emergency departments, John Magill, Chair of the Mississauga Halton LHIN announced today.

Feb 07, 2007 News Release - February 7 2007 - Search for New CEO

MISSISSAUGA HALTON LHIN INITIATES SEARCH FOR A NEW CEO.  John Magill, Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) Board Chair today announced the resignation of its founding CEO, effective February 23 2007.  In accepting his resignation, John Magill stated “Michael Fenn has provided outstanding leadership for the Mississauga Halton LHIN through its formation and development over the last 18 months."

Jan 04, 2007 Letter to the Editor - Public Thank You

MISSISSAUGA HALTON LOCAL HEALTH INTEGRATION NETWORK THANKS LOCAL COMMUNITIES FOR INPUT INTO INTEGRATED HEALTH SERVICE PLAN.  Community thanked for participation in developing a local Integrated Health Service Plan.  This first, locally developed health care plan will provide an initial profile of health services and outline specific service improvements and service integration priorities for the communities in our LHIN.

Nov 27, 2006 News Release - November 27 2006 - Mississauga Halton LHIN IHSP Release

November 27, 2006 The Integrated Health Service Plan for the Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network Over the past number of months, the Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) has been working with our communities, health service providers and the public to develop our Integrated Health

Oct 12, 2006 News Release - Oct 12 2006 - Public Thank You for participation

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Oct 02, 2006 Notice of Public Board Meetings

Notice of Public Meetings Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network The Board of Directors of the Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) welcomes residents of its constituent communities (South Etobicoke, Mississauga, Oakville, Milton, Halton Hills) to attend any of our regular or special