Plans to scrap LHINs, bring a collection of health agencies together under a single umbrella and create new local “Ontario Health Teams” were announced Tuesday by provincial Health Minister Christine Elliott.
Local hospital system moves foreshadow PC overhaul of Ontario health care
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Local hospital system moves foreshadow PC overhaul of Ontario health care


Plans to scrap LHINs, bring a collection of health agencies together under a single umbrella and create new local “Ontario Health Teams” were announced Tuesday by provincial Health Minister Christine Elliott.

Amid the fear of job losses, some of the work needed to create a new local organization is already underway through the William Osler Health System, which has been angling toward changes in service delivery for some time.

The idea of a “super agency” in the name of streamlining care, however, is drawing skepticism from patient advocates.



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