Kim Delahunt - Vice President Health System Strategy, Integration and Planning
Kim Delahunt is a successful senior leader with more than 18 years of progressive leadership experience across the continuum of care and across sectors. She has a diverse background with experience across virtually all areas of healthcare including direct care, the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, primary care, health system planning and integration within a LHIN environment, acute care, long term care, home and community care and in the private health care sector. As a result, she possesses in-depth knowledge of the Ontario health system.
Kim has a Bachelor of Kinesiology and Masters in Science degree from McMaster University and a Masters in Health Administration from the University of Toronto. She has also completed the Advanced Health Leadership Program at the Joseph L Rotman School of Management - University of Toronto and is a Certified Health Executive through the Canadian College of Health Leaders.
Kim has widespread experience in health system transformation and developing and executing strategy at an organizational and regional level. She is passionate about developing strong and collaborative stakeholder relationships and operating within complex and often ambiguous environments. She brings to the role recognized strong strategic planning, decision-making, quality improvement, coaching and mentoring skills, and a reputation of innovation and delivering results.
Kim currently oversees the Heath System Strategy, Integration and Planning portfolio at the Central West Local Health Integration Network (LHIN). In her role as VP she has leadership and oversight for all strategic planning and strategy development, integration, community engagement and planning within smaller sub-regions, a project management office and some specialized areas including the palliative care network and dementia and behavioural supports.