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HLTB01H3F: Health, Aging and the Life Cycle Department of Health Studies University of Toronto at Scarborough Winter 2010 Instructor: Anna Walsh. Term: Winter 2010 Mondays 3 p.m.-5 p.m. Lecture Room: Room AA 112. Required Text: Aldwin, Carolyn M. & Diane F. Gilmer. 2004. Health, Illness, and Optimal Aging: Biological and Psychosocial Perspectives. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage Publications, Inc. January 112010. Ontarios Health Care Program Working Towards Better Health Care for US ALL Table of Contents Ontarios Health Care System: General OverviewIntroduction Ministry Programs Ontario Health Insurance Plan Health Care Providers Public Health Commitment to Care: Plan for Long-term Care in Ontario- Seniors Telehealth Ontario e-technology Budgets- Current Challenges Governments Priorities- Future Challenges Conclusion 1. Ontarios Healthcare System- General Overview Introduction Ontario has a model health care system Ontarians receive most health care services at no cost to the individual but Ontario health premium based on incomes that provides no premium for taxable incomes under $20,000 and $900 incomes greater than $200,000. The Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP) covers the full cost of all necessary: diagnostic and treatment medical services for all citizens and most permanent residents in Ontario - coverage includes doctor examinations, most medical testing, emergency care, hospital care and emergency dental care. Continued. There are 211 hospitals sites across the province, ranging from community emergency facilities to specialty and research hospitals. 1 www.notesolution.comThe Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care is responsible for regulating and administering healthcare to all Ontarians. In 2000, Ontario introduced TeleHealth Ontario, aimed at improving patient access and the reduction of overall costs ~ 24-hour telephone access to registered nurses for consultation is provided to OHIP patients. Ontarios Health System Ontario Health System Overview The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care 2
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