Who We Are

The Middlesex London Ontario Health Team (OHT) is a dedicated team of local healthcare providers and community members who are working together to better connect healthcare and supports across Middlesex County & London.

Purpose Statement

“Improving our healthcare experience together – where people are heard, care is connected, and whole health is possible for everyone.”

Values

We are Collaborative, We are Trustworthy, We are Transparent, We value Equity.

Our Team

The Middlesex London OHT includes a Coordinating Council, a Patient/Client and Care Partner Council, an Operations Team, a Population Health Coalition, and Working Groups.

Coordinating Council

The Coordinating Council guides the work that we do, aligning with our purpose and values.

There are 2 co-chairs: a Health Care Provider Co-Chair, and a Patient/Client and Care Partner Council Co-Chair.

View the complete Coordinating Council Membership List.

Patient/Client and Care Partner Council

The Patient/Client and Care Partner Council (PCCPC) ensures work is grounded by patient/client and caregiver experiences. PCCPC members advise and work in partnership with the Coordinating Council.

The PCCPC has an equal voice and vote on the Coordinating Council.

Operations Team

The Operations Team is responsible for supporting leadership, decision-making, and operations.

The team is led by:

  • Amber Alpaugh-Bishop, Middlesex London OHT Lead
  • Dr. Sarah Jarmain, Middlesex London OHT Clinical Lead

Population Health Coalition

The Population Health Coalition advises the Coordinating Council and Working Groups from a Population Health perspective (for example: priority population selection).

Working Groups

The following Working Groups are operating and/or in development:

  • Governance: To develop a Governance Structure and framework for the Middlesex London OHT.
  • Communications: To connect with and involve key stakeholders, including patients, clients, and care providers, to increase awareness of the Middlesex London OHT and involve partners in better connecting healthcare.
  • Population Health Management/Performance Framework: To develop an Evaluation Strategy and Collaborative Quality Improvement Plan to measure improvements.
  • Co-Design: To co-define issues and co-design solutions with patients, caregivers, and providers. These solutions will improve patient and provider experiences as well as health outcomes.
  • Care Pathways: To develop care pathways that facilitate better connected, improved healthcare and supports across our health system.
  • Digital Health: To develop a dynamic digital health strategy in support of better connected, improved healthcare and supports.

For more information and/or to join a working group, please contact us.

Our Geography

We are focused on better connecting and improving healthcare and supports for people who receive care in London and Middlesex County.

Timeline

The Middlesex London Ontario Health Team’s journey started in 2019, then called the “Western Ontario Health Team”. See image below for a high-level overview of our journey to date.