The Leading Practices Library is a knowledge sharing hub of innovative practices that have been identified through a rigorous evaluation process. It is available to the public, policy makers and organizations who are seeking ways to improve the quality of health services for all.
Most recently, the Leading Practices Library has reopened for submissions.
HSO has officially been accredited by the Standards Council of Canada to develop National Standards of Canada in health and social services.
HSO is the only Standards Development Organization in Canada solely dedicated to developing health and social service standards.
Health Standards Organization (HSO) builds global health service standards and innovative assessment programs so people in their local jurisdictions can save and improve lives.
We’re building a movement of people working for better standards, better assessments and better outcomes.
The HSO Ambition
To unleash the power and potential of people around the world who share our passion for achieving quality health services for all
Health Matters. Standards Matter. You Matter.
Are you a health care provider, community organization, policy maker, patient or member of the public and want to be a part of real change? Join us – We want to hear from you.
Looking at HSO Patient Leader Hélène Campbell, you would never think she has any health issues. She’s bubbly, energetic and comical. However, this young woman has strongly fought for her life – twice. At the age of 20, Campbell was living a typical young person’s...
“Patients and family members should not be scared to speak up,” says Mathieu Jackson, Vice-President of the Canadian Hemophilia Society (CHS). “Because in the same way that health care professionals have a valuable perspective, patients and families also do.” Mathieu...
The Canadian Patient Safety Institute and Heath Standards Organization launch national consultations to strengthen quality and safety
Quality and Patient Safety Framework for Health and Social Services to improve national health outcomes, put patients first OTTAWA, FEB. 22, 2019—The Canadian Patient Safety Institute (CPSI) and Health Standards Organization (HSO) are pleased to launch national public...