Integrations


Required

  • Distribution of Orthopedic Services in the Champlain Region (Aug 2016)
    This integration changes how orthopedic services are distributed across the Champlain region, and occurred as a result of changing demographics and evolving patient need. It aims to better align orthopedic care with the needs of communities in various geographical areas. Click here for information on the Champlain Regional Orthopedic Network.


Voluntary

  • Meals on Wheels in South Dundas (Feb 2017)
    The integration has Williamsburg Non-Profit Housing Corporation (WNPHC) absorb Home Support Services – Morrisburg and District’s (HSSMD) volunteers and responsibility for serving their Meals on Wheels clients. On April 1, 2017, the agencies will transfer services to WNPHC, at which time HSSMD will proceed with corporate dissolution.

  • Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) and Ottawa Children’s Treatment Centre (Jul 2016)
    Children and their families have better access to and integration of services, and benefit from a more holistic approach to children and youth health.
  • VHA Health and Home Support and The In Community (Feb 2014)
    This integration provides improved navigation for clients moving from private homes to supportive housing settings, streamlined assessment, and improved quality of care through increased consistency in staffing.
  • Mental Health Services in Prescott and Russell (Apr 2013)
    Mental-health crisis services and geriatric psychiatric care for people in Prescott-Russell are provided by Hôpital Montfort. The LHIN Board approved a transfer of these services to Hawkesbury & District General Hospital so that clients in Prescott-Russell can receive seamless care under one administration. The changes involve governance, administration and funding only, with no impact on services.
  • Hospice at May Court and Friends of Hospice Ottawa (Jun 2012)
    The LHIN Board supported the integration of these two Ottawa hospice palliative care organizations into a larger organization called Hospice Care Ottawa. It provides community-based and residential services, in partnership with Bruyère Continuing Care. The Boards of the two agencies gathered input from their communities, and supported this merger.
  • Casselman Assertive Community Treatment Team Transfer (Jan 2012)
    This integration is the transfer of the Assertive Community Treatment Team from Hôpital Montfort and the Royal Ottawa Health Care Group to Hawkesbury & District General Hospital.
  • Madawaska Valley: Rainbow Valley Community Health Centre in Killaloe and St. Francis Memorial Hospital in Barry’s Bay (May 2011)
    This rural integration was proposed by the hospital, Lanark Health and Community Services (which historically managed the Killaloe site), and members of the Madawaska Communities Health Circle of Care. It aims to enhance primary care services in Renfrew County by making it easier to recruit health professionals such as a physician and a nurse practitioner to the community health centre, and ensure more local input into the services delivered.
  • Montfort Renaissance and Horizons Renaissance (Apr 2011)
    This is an integration of two community-based mental health and addictions agencies. Hôpital Montfort is also a partner in the integration. Montfort Renaissance and Horizons Renaissance offer care in Ottawa and Prescott-Russell, mainly serving a Francophone population but also providing some bilingual services. The integration establishes a single entry-point for services, thereby improving access to care for clients in need of supportive housing, withdrawal management, or peer support, for example.
  • Maison Baldwin Sexual Assault Case Program Transfer to Cornwall Community Hospital Assault and Sexual Abuse Program (Feb 2011)
  • Community Support Services Integration in Rural South Ottawa (Jan 2011)
    Osgoode Home Support Program, Rideau Community Support Services, and transfer of services from Western Ottawa Community Resource Centre in rural Goulbourn
  • Financial Services Position Integration (Dec 2009)
    Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre, and Olde Forge Community Resource Centre
  • Sharing of Medical Information Technology (Aug 2009)
    Queensway Carleton Hospital (QCH) is a licensee of a hospital information system from Medical Information Technology Ltd (Meditech). QCH agreed to allow Carleton Place & District Memorial Hospital to ‘piggyback’ on QCH's information system. The integration provides a cost-effective eHealth solution for the Arnprior hospital, and advances the Champlain LHIN eHealth integration agenda.
  • Peritoneal Dialysis: The Ottawa Hospital and Bruyère Continuing Care (Aug 2009)
    This is a treatment for people with end stage renal disease. Peritoneal dialysis is associated with an equal or better quality of life than hemodialysis. This procedure has never been done in long-term care homes before.
  • Children and Youth Mental Health Services Integration (Dec 2008)
    This integration is between Royal Ottawa Health Care Group and Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario for a single and shared leadership for specialized psychiatric and mental health services. It promises to improve access, coordination and efficiency.
  • Western Ottawa Community Resource Centre and Nepean Support Services (Aug 2008)
  • Supply-Chain Management Shared Services (Feb 2008)
    Arnprior and District Memorial Hospital, CHEO, Hôpital Montfort, QCH, Bruyère Continuing Care, The Ottawa Hospital
    This is an integration for Champlain Integrated Supply Chain Management Services. Some already have agreements in place.  Integrated supply chain management saves costs, and standardizes inventory management.

Facilitated

  • Mississippi River Health Alliance (Apr 2016)
    This decision creates a formalized relationship between Carleton Place and District Memorial Hospital and Almonte General Hospital, called the Mississippi River Health Alliance, to better serve both communities, and make the best use of their resources by finding opportunities to partner with each other.
  • Transfer of Services across LHIN Boundaries (Nov 2008)
    This supported the efforts of the South West LHIN to improve the provision of Consumer Survivor Services in and to its geographic area that includes the United Counties of Leeds & Grenville (excluding North Grenville).
  • Transfer of Convalescent Care Program (Mar 2008)
    This integration with Specialty Care Granite Ridge, Perley and Rideau Veterans’ Health Centre and Garden Terrace (OMNI Healthcare Limited Partnerships) was to enable a smooth transition of the convalescent care program within Champlain, maintain high-quality care and equitable access for clients of the convalescent care program across Central Champlain, and maintain access to long-stay capacity, and improve the utilization of the short-stay capacity.

Other Integration Initiatives & Resources

If you have questions, contact Sylvie Bleau, Executive Assistant to the Board (sylvie.bleau@lhins.on.ca, or 613.747.3205).