About CCN

 

About The Cardiac Care Network of Ontario

The Cardiac Care Network of Ontario (CCN) is a system support to the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC), Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs), hospitals, and care providers dedicated to improving quality, efficiency, access and equity in the delivery of the continuum of cardiovascular services in Ontario. In addition to helping plan, coordinate, implement and evaluate cardiovascular care in Ontario, CCN is responsible for developing, maintaining and reporting on the provincial cardiac and vascular registries. In the role of monitoring and enhancing quality of cardiac and vascular services in Ontario, CCN develops strategies, based on best practices, to better manage cardiovascular disease across the continuum of care, including strategies to prevent acute hospital readmissions, decrease demand on emergency departments and decrease the need for initial and repeat procedures. The Cardiac Care Network of Ontario is funded by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.


Vision, Mission & Values


Vision

As a dynamic partnership between professional providers, institutions, community members and government, providing advice and system supports based on evidence, best practices and data analysis, CCN is an essential resource in improving the delivery of adult cardiovascular care in Ontario.

Mission

The CCN is a support system to the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care dedicated to improving quality, efficiency, access and equity in the delivery of the continuum of cardiac services in Ontario. 

Using data and consensus-driven methods, we offer planning advice for the future of cardiac services and the provision of exemplary care in collaboration with the Ministry and others.

Values

  1. Patient Focused
  2. Knowledge and Information
  3. Teamwork and Partnerships
  4. Integrity
  5. Quality Driven


Moving Forward

As we move forward, the Cardiac Care Network of Ontario (CCN) will continue to work closely with Ontario hospitals to provide leadership for monitoring and managing patient access to cardiac services in Ontario, using skills in information sharing, knowledge translation, and collaboration with key stakeholders at the hospital, regional and provincial levels to identify strategies for best practices and system improvements.


In addition, CCN will focus on issues pertaining to quality, efficiency, access and equity of advanced cardiac services, with ongoing evaluation of specific metrics and indicators of system performance. CCN is pleased to continue to serve as an advisory body to the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care in relation to the delivery of adult cardiac services in Ontario.

Committees Support CCN

A number of committees and working groups were developed to aid CCN in its operation of issues relevant to adult cardiac procedures and their management.


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