Looking for Balance: Antipsychotic medication use in Ontario long-term care homes

Health Quality Ontario's report gives a snapshot of the current state of antipsychotic medication use in long-term care homes and reveals a wide variation in the percentage of residents being prescribed these medications. 

The report identifies opportunities to learn from patients and families, and long-term care teams too. Across the province, care teams are addressing antipsychotic medication use by applying approaches such as tracking medication data, assessing residents on a person-by-person basis, and engaging families.  Click here to download the full report.




What happens to your healthcare in a digital world?

Danielle Martin, Samir Sinha, Mike Evans and Vivek Rao tackle that tricky question on CBC's The National. Statistics provided by Canada Health Infoway. 



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