PCMCH’s Work Group on Emergency Department Clinical Pathways for Children and Youth with Mental Health Conditions, developed an ED Clinical Pathway for Children and Youth with Mental Health Issues, as well as strategies to promote improvement, collaboration and coordination of care during the transition from ED to community care.
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Strategies and Initiatives
At the core of individual, organizational and governmental initiatives and activities is Council’s commitment to improve access to care for all Ontarians, regardless of geography.
PCMCH’s health quality and improvement strategies and activities span the maternal/child/youth continuum of care and have a significant impact on the way in which health care is accessed by the public, and delivered, monitored, and evaluated by providers and the system-at-large.
Some of PCMCH’s strategies and initiatives are in the active phases of implementation and evaluation, while others are in the planning stages. Led by subject matter experts from across Ontario, PCMCH’s initiatives and projects are grounded in evidence, experience and a shared goal to improve the delivery and quality of care for mothers, babies, children and youth in Ontario.
Improving the Care Experience
PCMCH provides leadership in bringing the maternal newborn child and youth health care sector together to plan and implement health care practice solutions that improve access to and the quality of, health care provided to mothers and children in Ontario.
With an overarching goal to improve the care experience for patients and families, Council works with providers to identify strategic system-level priorities and initiatives that improve access to and the quality of, health care provided to mothers and children in Ontario.
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Dear Partners, This year, the Provincial Council for Maternal and Child Health (PCMCH) is revisiting its annual benchmarking report, including the content and format of the report. To this end, we will be taking a pause on our usual cycle of data collection and...
Dear Colleagues, BORN Ontario is seeking two Medical Directors AND a Manager for Ontario’s new Prenatal Screening Program. These are exciting opportunities that will allow you to directly influence and implement strategies to support best practices in prenatal...
This educational resource on newborn jaundice was developed by PCMCH, parents of newborns who recently had jaundice, public health, and health care professionals. Electronic copies of this brochure are available on our website in English and French. Feel free to use...
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