Social Determinants of Health in Ontario

The SDOH Mapper is being depricated and as such is currently not available. However, information about the social determinants of health can be found using the layers in the Public Health Information Management System (PHIMS). Follow the link below to learn more and apply for an account.

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Asthma Self-Management

Asthma Mapper is designed to improve self-management of asthma within Ontario. It uses real-time emergency department data within the user's region in combination with real-time weather and air quality indices to help predict when increases in asthma exacerbations are likely to occur. With proper planning, health care providers and patients can use Asthma Mapper to anticipate in advance when their asthma management plan should be augmented.

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Tracking Influenza-Like Illness

The ILI Mapper is a public-facing weekly influence-like illness activity level indicator, providing Ontario with real-time situational and geographic awareness of flu rates across the province. The activity levels are determined by from emergency department triage records collected in real-time using ACES.

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International Conference on Opioids 2016

Dr. Kieran Moore (MD, CCFP(EM), FCFP, MPH, DTM&H, FRCPC), AMOH for KFL&A Public Health, presented at the fifth annual International Conference on Opioids. His presentation introduced a new communication safety strategy to reduce the harm imposed by opioids on communities, and to help control the opioid epidemic. This concept of a community prescribed opioid load encourages

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Red Lake Margaret Cochenour Hospital joins ACES

We are pleased to welcome Red Lake Margaret Cochenour hospital to the Acute Care Enhanced Surveillance System. Their data will be used to inform decision making both for the hospital, and in combination with the other networks of connected facilities the Northwestern region and province as a whole.

Know Before You Go

Application Developer, Jason Price worked in collaboration with the Environmental Health Division of KFL&A Public Health to create Know Before You Go. Know Before You Go is a application gives the public access to health inspection records for restaurants, public pools and spas and, personal service settings. The application officially launched October 05, 2015.  

Pembroke Regional Hospital goes live with ACES

Public health and acute care partners from Pembroke Regional Hospital and Renfrew County District Health Unit will now have access to real-time data for a wide range of syndromes with the potential to impact population health. This data can be used as an early warning system for emerging pathogens, and can aid in the planning

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The Ottawa Hospital joins ACES

The General and Civic sites of The Ottawa Hospital are the newest partners to collaborate for the ACES system. Their data will contribute to a broader picture of real-time health statistics for the province of Ontario.

Hôpital Montfort joins ACES

Nous souhaitons la bienvenue à l’Hôpital Montfort en tant que partenaires dans le système ACES. Les données ACES de l’Hôpital Montfort seront utilisés pour informer une stratégie de collaboration pour l’épidémie de grippe annuelle 2015/2016. We extend a welcome to our newest ACES hospital partner, Hôpital Montfort in Ottawa. The data generated by ACES for

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Markham Stouffville Hospital Corporation joins ACES

Today we are happy to welcome Markham Stouffville Hospital Corporation to the ACES system. As they are within the geographic footprint of the Pan/Para Pan American Games, they will participate in a special initiative to monitor population health risks that accompany a mass gathering scenario.