On this page:
- Provincial priority alignment
- Who can apply for funding
- Funding objectives
- Project requirements
- Proposal guidelines
- Supporting resources
If your OHT is interested in submitting a proposal to access Remote Care Management Program Funding, please review all criteria in the 2021-22 Funding Criteria document.
Provincial priority alignment
Proposals must align with one or more of the following provincial priorities:
|Innovation Theme||OHT Priorities|
|Next Generation Health Care||
|Person-Centred Digital Health||
Who can apply for funding
- Organizations that are members of an approved OHT
- Organizations that are members of In Development Teams
- All other health care providers and organizations who are not yet part of an approved OHT may submit a proposal that aligns with the program requirements outlined in the 2021-22 Funding Criteria document
- Indigenous community organizations, including those serving First Nations, Inuit, Metis and Urban Indigenous persons
The objectives of this funding include:
- Supporting OHT-led projects that align with health system recovery and OHT development priorities.
- Creating opportunities for health system innovators that are committed to transformative change.
- Testing digitally enabled innovations that have the potential to significantly improve patient access, experience and population health outcomes.
- Measuring and evaluating innovations against Quadruple Aim objectives to determine potential for spread and scale.
- Facilitating collaboration and knowledge exchange across OHTs and regions.
All successful proposals must:
- Be led by an OHT, In Development Team or health care organization who would agree to signing a funding agreement with Ontario Health that includes performance targets and reporting requirements. See OHT proposal guidelines below;
- Demonstrate alignment with one or more health system or OHT priorities outlined in Section 1 (Introduction);
- Propose a new or enhanced program or service that involves an innovative use of technology, data, or clinical process re-design to transform health care delivery;
- Provide a theory of change that describes what problem your proposed innovation is intended to solve (see Section 4 for examples). Applicants should include any available primary or secondary evidence supporting the change theory;
- Provide one or more quantifiable performance measure and associated targets (see Section 4 for examples);
- Provide a proposed 18-month implementation plan up to March 31, 2023, with key milestones for each project phase. See project implementation guidelines below;
- Provide a proposed budget for FY2021-22 and FY2022-23;
- Provide an estimate of the number of patients and caregivers that can be supported;
- Be willing to participate in an evaluation;
- Be reviewed, submitted, and endorsed by the OH region; and
- Acknowledge that funding is only available for FY 2021/22 and FY 2022/23
OHT proposals must demonstrate one or more of the following criteria:
- The proposal was developed by the OHT according to processes outlined in their Collective Decision-Making Arrangement(s) and submitted with the OHT as signatory (e.g., leadership council).
- The proposal aligns with OHT priorities and OHT-specific performance indicators.
- The proposed program involves an active collaboration between OHT members.
- Funds will be flowed to and managed by a fundholder nominated by the OHT on behalf of all beneficiary OHT members.
- The proposal aligns with ministry direction to In Development Teams, if applicable, (e.g., to join with other teams).
Please review the following documents before completing and submitting a funding proposal:
If you have any questions or need more information about this funding program stream or the application process, please contact email@example.com.