It’s being called Ontario’s biggest health system reform in 50 years, since the advent of medicare. But what will it actually look like for patients?
The government of Premier Doug Ford is merging 20 agencies, which employ more than 10,000 people, into one big agency in what will be called Ontario Health. While much of the attention so far has been on its creation, the crucial part of the reform will be something called Ontario Health Teams.
The teams will also be crucial to whether the restructuring succeeds or fails.