St. Joseph’s Health System is a leader in Integrated Care. With over 17,000 patients served, and over 30,000 Hospital bed days saved, St. Joseph’s & Niagara Health have established a proven track record of effectively implementing new models of care at scale, coaching multiple organizations, serving diverse clinical populations, driving value for health care dollars, and improving outcomes for patients.

St. Joseph’s is currently the recognized bundle-holder for the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care’s Integrated Funding model pilot, and is supporting 9 acute centre’s to implement integrated care streams for their patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and Congestive Heart Failure (CHF).

We are the go-to resource for health system colleagues, researches, and organizations seeking advice and support on how to implement integrated care. Over the past seven years, we have coached over 30 health care organizations to deliver our integrated care model in their organization.

Our coaching services range from design and implementation support, readiness assessments, presentations and knowledge exchange and most recently a formal partnership agreement with the University Health Network.

The Four Pillars of Centre for Integrated Care

  • Research and Evaluation
  • Knowledge Exchange
  • Quality Improvement and Performance Management
  • Thought Leadership