PARTICIPATING CANADIAN ORGANIZATIONS

  • Alberta Health Services (Edmonton Zone)
    • Team  Lead: Crispin Kontz, Manager, Support and Clinical Systems Primary Care and Chronic Disease Management
    • Executive Lead: Stephanie Donaldson-Kelly, Director, Chronic Disease Management
    • Population focus: High Risk High Cost (HRHC) patients
  • Alberta Health Services (North Zone)
    • Team Lead: Donna Ouelette, Director of Clinical Quality Improvement
    • Executive Lead: Donna Koch, Executive Director, Addiction Mental Health & Public/Population Health
    • Population focus: Complex high needs population with addictions and mental health diagnoses (HRHC)
  • Canadian Mental Health Association – Toronto Branch (Ontario)
    • Team Lead & Executive Lead: Michelle Rehder, Director of Specialized Services
    • Population focus: HRHC individuals living with serious mental illness (18-65 years old) who are at risk for developing chronic diseases, who have high nicotine dependency and have other substance abuse issues
  • Central Health (Newfoundland)
    • Team Lead: Bev White, Director of Population and Public Health
    • Executive Lead: Rosemarie Goodyear, Acting CEO and VP, Quality and Patient Safety
    • Population focus:  Residents of the Central Region of NL who have a Diagnosis of one or more chronic diseases. This includes staff of Central Health as members of the population. 
  • Eastern Health (Newfoundland)
    • Team Lead: Sharon Lehr, Chief Performance Officer
    • Executive Lead: Vickie Kaminski, President and CEO
    • Population focus: Patients occupying Alternate Level of Care (ALC) beds (HRHC and frail elderly patients)
  • Grey Bruce Health Services (Ontario)
    • Team Lead: Jane Wheildon, Manager of Critical Care, Respiratory Therapy and Dialysis
    • Executive Lead: Sonja Glass, Chief Quality Officer
    • Population focus: Patients with cardiovascular disease
  • McGill University Health Centre (Quebec)
    • Team Lead: Teresa Mack, Administrative Director, Neuroscience Mission
    • Executive Lead: Patricia Lefebvre, Director of Quality, Patient Safety, and Performance
    • Population focus: HRHC Stroke Population
  • Peel Public Health (Ontario) 
    • Team Lead / Executive Lead: Leslie Moreau, Supervisor, Ontario Works
    • Population focus: Homeless and under-housed 
  • Women’s College Hospital (Ontario)
    • Team Lead: Sacha Bhatia, Director, Women’s College Hospital Institute for Health System Solutions and Virtual Care
    • Executive Lead: Jane Mosley, Chief Nursing Executive and Quality Lead
    • Population focus: HRHC

 

CFHI CANADIAN ADVISORS & STAFF

To support the Canadian teams, CFHI has enlisted the support of expert advisors who will help mentor and coach the teams throughout the 10-months and support the tailoring of the TAIC curriculum to that of a Canadian context.

  • G. Ross Baker, PhD – Professor, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto
  • Jean-Louis Denis, PhD – Professor, École Nationale d’Administration Publique (ÉNAP)
  • Graeme Rocker, MA, MHSc, DM, FRCP, FRCPC – Head of Respirology, Capital Health and Clinical Improvement Advisor, Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement 
  • Terrance Sullivan, PhD – Professor, Department of Health Policy, University of Toronto
  • Stephen Samis, Vice-President, Programs, Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement  
  • Jennifer Verma - Director, Collaboration for Innovation and Improvement, Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement (Main CFHI contact)
  • Christine (Kirby) Kirvan, MA – Improvement Liaison, Collaboration for Innovation and Improvement, Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement (Main CFHI contact)