July 27, 2017: Unpacking Collaborative Care

Join us at Trillium Health Partners for a special presentation focused on the core components, cost effectiveness and implementation considerations for collaborative-care models addressing mental and physical health conditions. Presented by Heather Bullock, McMaster Health Forum Impact Lab.

Everyone welcome.

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October 06, 2017: A Matter of Life

This year’s annual MPA conference is titled ‘A Matter of Life: New Approaches to Care for Patients with Physical and Severe Mental Illness.’ The event will be hosted by CAMH at the Chelsea Hotel on Oct. 6, 2017. The event is open to everyone. Register now!

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You cannot change what you cannot measure

Dr. Paul Kurdyak, MPA Director of Health Outcomes, sat down with Sandeep Dhaliwal, MPA Senior Communications Advisor, to answer some questions about the MPA scorecard, which highlights progress to date, and to share his thoughts on why it is so important to capture data. 

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Unique hackathon event helps plot the future of MPA Jr.

The Child, Youth and Family arm of the MPA (nicknamed “MPA Jr.”) recently invited staff, MPA members and community partners to come together at The Hospital for Sick Children to participate in a hackathon event to plan the future of MPA Jr. initiatives. Check out a wrap video from the event.

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Telepsychiatry being underused in Ontario by patients and psychiatrists - study

Telepsychiatry has the potential to improve access to psychiatrists, particularly in regions with low supply. However, according to a new study by MPA researchers from the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) and Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), telepsychiatry services in Ontario are currently underutilized and may not be supporting people with the greatest need for specialist mental health care.

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