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Network proposes pricing for stroke bundled care

Date: December 3, 2019 Author: gtarehab Categories: News 2019 | Spotlight 1

The Network has developed evidence-based pricing for hospital-based outpatient stroke rehab to support the rollout of stroke bundled care. The proposed pricing was submitted to the Ministry of Health in October. The Network has also met with the Ministry to provide further information and answer questions as it considers the pricing. The pricing model is based on Canadian recommendations for stroke best practice, the Ministry of Health/Health Quality Ontario QBP clinical handbook for stroke...

New tools support bundled care implementation

Date: December 3, 2019 Author: gtarehab Categories: News 2019 | Spotlight 1

Two new Network tools will streamline communication between bundle holders and provider organizations. The tools address operational concerns raised by Network members participating in bundled care. Inter-organizational contact list: Members reported that communication on patient issues and bundled care invoicing has been difficult due to a lack of clarity on who to contact and their contact information. To address this, the Network worked with members to develop an up-to-date contact list...

Network works to improve hip fracture coding

Date: December 3, 2019 Author: gtarehab Categories: News 2019 | Spotlight 1

The Network’s analysis of hip fracture data may result in province-wide changes to how some fractures are coded. For the past nine years, the Network has conducted a quarterly analysis of hip fracture data for acute care and rehabilitation hospitals in Toronto Central LHIN, and more recently, two hospitals in Central LHIN. The reports allow organizations to measure their performance against QBP benchmarks and each other. Organizations are also using the analysis to inform and monitor...

New strategic plan links rehab and system reform

Date: December 3, 2019 Author: gtarehab Categories: News 2019 | Spotlight 1

The Network has released its new strategic plan for 2019-23. In this time of system change, the strategy recognizes rehabilitation as a fundamental health system solution — a necessary component in provincial health reform. The strategy builds on the Network’s strong track record and identifies three priority areas: Excellence and Efficiency: Support members to adopt leading practices and collaborate to ensure an optional system of rehabilitative care Advocacy: Champion...

Network reaches out to OHTs

Date: December 3, 2019 Author: gtarehab Categories: News 2019 | Spotlight 1

As care delivery shifts to Ontario Health Teams (OHTs), the Network is helping them include rehabilitative care in their services. Rehabilitative Care: An Essential Component of Connected Care is a brief guide for OHT applicants developed by the Network and Rehabilitative Care Alliance. It provides an overview of how rehabilitative care services across the care continuum help patients regain health and quality of life. The guide also demonstrates how providing rehabilitative services can...


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