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North East LHIN:   Addressing Rural Health   Louise Paquette Chief Executive Officer
<ul><li>400,000 km 2 </li></ul><ul><li>560,000 people </li></ul><ul><li>Population is dispersed, declining and aging </li>...
Location  Population Geography Health Service Providers Nipissing  (North Bay, Sturgeon Falls, Mattawa) 87,000 19,000 km  ...
Location  Population Geography Health Service Providers James and Hudson Bay Coasts  10,118 216,000 km  2 2 hospitals 5 co...
The LHIN – A Three Fold Mandate <ul><li>Plan </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Integrated Health Service Plan (2010-2013) </li></ul></...
The Budget <ul><li>Ontario </li></ul><ul><li>$46.1 billion  </li></ul><ul><li>.46 cents of every dollar is spent on health...
Caring for ALC People <ul><li>A range of options… </li></ul><ul><li>supportive housing  </li></ul><ul><li>home care suppor...
Benefits of Integration…  <ul><li>Brings  different elements of a system closer together </li></ul><ul><li>Focuses  organi...
Single biggest impediment to integration… Resistance to change “ Change is 20% inspiration and 80% perseverance, persisten...
Thank You www.nelhin.on.ca Health and  wellness for all. Santé et mieux-être pour tous. Wii-mino- bimaadiziiyang  kino
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  1. 1. North East LHIN:  Addressing Rural Health Louise Paquette Chief Executive Officer
  2. 2. <ul><li>400,000 km 2 </li></ul><ul><li>560,000 people </li></ul><ul><li>Population is dispersed, declining and aging </li></ul><ul><li>10% Aboriginal </li></ul><ul><li>24% Francophone </li></ul><ul><li>17% aged 65 plus; in 20 years – 30% </li></ul><ul><li>More symptoms of poor health </li></ul><ul><li>Higher than provincial average of smokers, heavy drinkers, obesity and chronic disease </li></ul><ul><li>Shortage of health care professionals </li></ul><ul><li>More people hospitalized </li></ul><ul><li>Over 200 health service providers </li></ul>The North East LHIN
  3. 3. Location Population Geography Health Service Providers Nipissing (North Bay, Sturgeon Falls, Mattawa) 87,000 19,000 km 2 3 hospitals 5 LTC 8 community support services 14 community mental health & addictions 1 community health centres Sudbury/Manitoulin (Espanola, Chapleau) 200,00 50,000 km 2 5 hospitals 10 LTC 26 community support services 15 community mental health & addictions 2 community health centres Algoma (SSM, Blind River, Elliot Lake, Wawa, Hornepayne) 121,000 52,000 km 2 5 hospitals 8 LTC 21community support services 20 community mental health & addictions Temiskaming (Kirkland Lake, Englehart, Haileybury, Earlton) 34,0000 14,000 km 2 3 hospitals 5 LTC 2 community support services 5 community mental health & addictions 1 community health centres
  4. 4. Location Population Geography Health Service Providers James and Hudson Bay Coasts 10,118 216,000 km 2 2 hospitals 5 community support services 4 community mental health & addictions Cochrane (Timmins, Hearst, Kapuskasing, Iroquois Falls, Smooth Rock Falls) 80,000 51,000 km 2 7 hospitals 8 LTC 9 community support services 15 community mental health & addictions 2 community health centres Parry Sound 42,000 10,000 km 2 1 hospital 4 LTC 9 community support services 5 community mental health & addictions
  5. 5. The LHIN – A Three Fold Mandate <ul><li>Plan </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Integrated Health Service Plan (2010-2013) </li></ul></ul>Fund Accountability Agreements (HSAA, MSAA, LSAA) Integrate 200 plus Health Service Providers
  6. 6. The Budget <ul><li>Ontario </li></ul><ul><li>$46.1 billion </li></ul><ul><li>.46 cents of every dollar is spent on health care. : The government’s goal is to hold annual health sector spending increases to 3% by 2012-2013.”(March 25, 2010). </li></ul><ul><li>NE LHIN </li></ul><ul><li>$1.2 billion </li></ul><ul><li>$9 million for special initiatives such as: aging at home and urgent priority funding </li></ul><ul><li>What’s left? </li></ul><ul><li>$883,000 in discretionary funding for integration initiatives </li></ul>
  7. 7. Caring for ALC People <ul><li>A range of options… </li></ul><ul><li>supportive housing </li></ul><ul><li>home care support services </li></ul><ul><li>complex continuing care bed </li></ul><ul><li>convalescent care bed </li></ul><ul><li>palliative care bed </li></ul><ul><li>rehabilitation bed </li></ul><ul><li>transitional care bed </li></ul><ul><li>group home </li></ul><ul><li>mental health beds </li></ul><ul><li>retirement home </li></ul><ul><li>long-term care home </li></ul>
  8. 8. Benefits of Integration… <ul><li>Brings different elements of a system closer together </li></ul><ul><li>Focuses organizations on the people they serve </li></ul><ul><li>Promotes system efficiency </li></ul><ul><li>Enhances collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Changes old patterns of fragmented services </li></ul><ul><li>Creates more interdependence among independent stakeholders </li></ul><ul><li>Removes command and control </li></ul><ul><li>Promotes responsibility and funding </li></ul><ul><li>Strengthens the connections among Northerners </li></ul><ul><li>Encourages a more integrated system of care. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Single biggest impediment to integration… Resistance to change “ Change is 20% inspiration and 80% perseverance, persistence and hard work”
  10. 10. Thank You www.nelhin.on.ca Health and wellness for all. Santé et mieux-être pour tous. Wii-mino- bimaadiziiyang kino

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