Jodeme Goldhar Championing Healthcare Integration for Major Transformation – For Patients and the System
Jodeme Goldhar’s passion has helped healthcare organizations break out of their siloes to work together for a common goal – enhancing the care experience and outcomes for their most vulnerable clients.
She has had strong support from the (mostly female) leadership team at Toronto Central Community Care Access Centre (TC CCAC) particularly CEO Stacey Daub. Jodeme’s position as Lead for Health System Integration for Complex Populations and Primary Care has allowed her to facilitate a true partnership between organizations to develop and implement ICCP, a program which smooths transitions (for example, between home and hospital) and forms one care team around each client. Each team is quarterbacked by a TC CCAC care coordinator who communicates with team members and works with the client’s family doctor to develop a coordinated care plan – based on the priorities of the client and family caregivers.
ICCP began as a pilot project focussed on frail seniors, the 1% of patients who use 30% of healthcare resources. It brought together an unprecedented variety of healthcare organizations within the city of Toronto.
Jodeme often prefers to put the spotlight on these partners and the transformation they’ve achieved: [...] continue the story