Ontario Osteoporosis StrategyWorking to reduce the risk of hip & other osteoporotic fracturesProviding professional education and outreachOffering patient education and self-management resources

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Ontario Osteoporosis Strategy

The Ontario Osteoporosis Strategy (OOS) is a population-based initiative to improve quality of care for people living with osteoporosis in Ontario.

The mandate of the Ontario Osteoporosis Strategy is to reduce morbidity, mortality and costs from osteoporotic fractures using a patient-centred, multi-disciplinary approach that is integrated across healthcare sectors.

OOS represents the vision and coordinated work of stakeholders that include: the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC), Osteoporosis Canada, Ontario College of Family Physicians, McMaster University, Women’s College Hospital, GERAS Centre for Aging Research and St. Michael’s Hospital. Fracture prevention is a priority area for the OOS with a specific objective of reducing the risk of hip and other osteoporotic fractures.

The goal of the Ontario Osteoporosis Strategy is to to reduce osteoporotic hip fractures.

Fracture
Prevention

Reduce the risk of hip & other osteoporotic fractures

Fracture
Prevention

Reduce the risk of hip & other osteoporotic fractures

Health Professional Education & Outreach

Enhance evidence-informed practice by healthcare professionals

Health Professional Education & Outreach

Enhance evidence-informed practice by healthcare professionals

Patient Education & Self-Management

Increase capacity of at-risk patients to understand and manage their fracture risk

Patient Education & Self-Management

Increase capacity of at-risk patients to understand and manage their fracture risk

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Fracture Link Newsletter

Stay up to date on Strategy initiatives in Ontario

Upcoming Events

Rehabilitation in the Management of Hip Fracture Patients (Hosted by Bone & Joint Canada & FFN)

12PM ET June 9, 2021

Beyond the Break: Acute pain management following a fracture in adults

12PM ET June 16, 2021

Multidisciplinary Approach to Facilitate Early Recovery for Hip Fracture Patients (Hosted by Bone & Joint Canada & FFN)

12PM ET June 21, 2021

Fragility Fracture Network 9th Global Congress 2021 (Hosted by Bone & Joint Canada & FFN)

September 28-30, 2021

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Dr. Earl Bogoch Appointed The Inaugural Holder Of The Brookfield Chair In Fracture Prevention

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Fracture Link Newsletter – July 2020

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