The OakMed Family Health Team (OFHT) is a non-profit incorporated organization, governed by a Board of Directors. The Board is a mixed Board made up of representatives from the community and representatives of the physicians working at OakMed. Directors exercise their authority in compliance with applicable legislation, Letters Patent of the Corporation, approved bylaws, adopted governance policies and procedures(,) and the body of common law applicable to Directors. The Board is responsible for the governance and management of the Corporation’s affairs and for all things made in the Corporation’s name.
More specifically the Board’s responsibilities include the following functions:
- Performance Monitoring
- Performance Management
Quality Improvement Plan
Ontario’s Action Plan for Health Care highlights a focus on quality in primary care. An essential element of Ontario’s health care transformation agenda is the introduction of Quality Improvement Plans (QIPs) in primary care. The principles of quality improvement in our health care system were first put forward in the Excellent Care For All Act, 2010. For more information please visit the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care site.
Here is our QIP submitted to Health Quality Ontario for April 1, 2016:
Annual Operating Plan
Each year all Family Health Teams in Ontario must create and submit a comprehensive and formatted Annual Operating Plan document to the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care. This AOP details the patient numbers and programs and service delivery targets and thresholds for the team for the applicable year. This operational plan reflects the human resources and budgeted resources amounts as agreed by the MoH<C and incorporates goals and objectives that work towards the strategic direction of the organization.
Here is the 2016/2017 Annual Operating Plan for OakMed FHT: