The first HOMR paper was published
The paper on the HOMR Now! variation was published
The mHOMR tool won a National Innovation Award from the Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement (now Healthcare Excellence Canada)
The Canadian Frailty Network, the Centre for Aging and Brain Health Innovation, and Healthcare Excellence Canada provided support for the initiative
A pilot study of implementing mHOMR at two hospitals was published
A full implementation support team was created to help sites adopting HOMR
The first in-person HOMR event was held in Ottawa, including many hospitals across Ontario that are implementing HOMR
The Canadian Institutes for Health Research funded a Project Grant to study the effects of implementing HOMR across many healthcare organizations
A qualitative paper showcasing the acceptability of mHOMR was published
The first virtual HOMR event was held with many hospitals across Ontario that are implementing HOMR
Health Canada provided support for the initiative through their Health Care Policy and Strategies Program
Our core team is passionate about supporting hospitals who want to improve timely identification of palliative needs to improve palliative and end-of-life care for their patients.
We have been fortunate to receive support from many partners who have provided funding and resources for the HOMR initiative and helped hospitals implement the HOMR tool.