TORONTO, Feb. 22, 2012 /CNW/ -
|WHAT:||Committed to improving the quality of care throughout the health care system, the Community Care Access Centre 2010 - 2011 Quality Report demonstrates the CCACs' solution-focused approach to advancing Ontario's health care priorities: keeping more people safe at home; increasing access to health care services; smoothing transitions between health care services; and sustaining quality care.|
|As Ontario's home and community care sector evolves, Ontario's 14 CCACs are consistently looking for ways to improve performance and adopt innovative solutions to overcome challenges. The CCACs are successfully working together to apply thier care coordination expertise and quality care commitment to help optimize Ontario's health care system and enhance the client experience.|
|QUOTE:||"Throughout our Quality Report, we have highlighted opportunities for improvement and our progress in advancing quality across the CCACs," says Margaret Mottershead, CEO, Ontario Association for Community Care Access Centres (OACCAC). "Working together, in an integrated fashion with our partners, our Quality Report deomonstrates how we are ensuring clients receive faster access to the care they need, when and where they need it."|
|LINK:||2010 - 2011 Community Care Access Centre Quality Report|
|CONTACT:|| Gabriella Skubincan
Director, Communications & Marketing, OACCAC
About Community Care Access Centres (CCACs):
CCACs provide services in the home and the community for over 600,000 Ontarians annually. They give Ontarians a single point of access and connection to the most appropriate health care services to meet their individual needs, ensuring the right care in the right place at the right time.
About the Ontario Association of Community Care Access Centres (OACCAC):
The OACCAC serves as the collective voice for the contribution made by Ontario's CCACs - key players within a sustainable integrated health care system. The OACCAC fosters strategic alliances within the health care system while continuously delivering high quality shared services to members and health care partners.
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