Resources to Help You Succeed

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.

Browse Nearly 1,000 Leading Practices

HSO Achieves SDO Designation

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.

What this means

People Powered Health™

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.

Discover People Powered Health

Resources to Help You Succeed

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.

Browse Nearly 1,000 Leading Practices

HSO Achieves SDO Designation

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.

What this means

People Powered Health™

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.

Discover People Powered Health

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.

Recent Updates

HSO Launches New Virtual Health Standard

We are happy to announce that we’ve launched the new Virtual Health Standard – a National Standard of Canada that will be applied around the world (HSO 83001:2018 – Virtual Health Standard). This new standard works to provide guidelines for health organizations...

HSO’s New Director of Software Engineering: Eli Ilatov

We are excited to welcome Eli Ilatov to the Health Standards Organization (HSO) team as Director of Software Engineering, effective Nov. 12, 2018.  Ilatov brings significant experience to HSO, having worked in software for more than 20 years. He brings a diverse...