COVID-19 Resources

Open access standards and up-to-date resources to support you in the battle against COVID-19

Let’s Get Real: Patients must be Partners - The HOW Edition

You want to know the hows of effective partnerships. Join Hélène Campbell, Julie Drury, Leslee J. Thompson and Heather Thiessen for another People Powered Health webinar as they get real with what effective engagement looks like.

Learn about HSO’s upcoming Integrated Care standard

Join Janet Davidson, HSO Faculty, and Kasia Bruski, HSO Practice Lead, as they provide an overview of HSO:76000 Integrated People-Centred Health Systems.

COVID-19 Resources

Open access standards and up-to-date resources to support you in the battle against COVID-19

Let’s Get Real: Patients must be Partners - The HOW Edition

You want to know the hows of effective partnerships. Join Hélène Campbell, Leslee J. Thompson, Julie Drury and Heather Thiessen for another People Powered Health webinar as they get real with what effective engagement looks like.

Learn about HSO’s upcoming Integrated Care standard

Join Janet Davidson, HSO Faculty, and Kasia Bruski, HSO Practice Lead, as they provide an overview of HSO:76000 Integrated People-Centred Health Systems.

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Recent Updates

Virtual Health Webinar Summary: Adapting Care Delivery in Changing Times

Virtual Health Webinar Summary: Adapting Care Delivery in Changing Times

Now that the “genie is out of the bottle,” what does it take to deliver safe and reliable virtual care encounters in our new reality? The Canadian College of Health Leaders (CCHL) invited Health Standards Organization (HSO) and Accreditation Canada (AC) to address how...

A special statement on COVID-19

A special statement on COVID-19

We have been in contact with our many surveyors and leaders of over 4,000 client organizations around the world in the past few weeks. While on-site accreditation activities are postponed, our Accreditation Canada, Health Standards Organization and the Institute for...

Humility as the Key to Safe and Inclusive Care

Humility as the Key to Safe and Inclusive Care

Guest post by Duane Jackson, Patient partner My name is Duane Jackson, I am Gitanmaax of the Gitksan nation of Old Hazelton. I am father to Caleb, Cooper, and James, and 27-year partner to Christine. I have been a patient partner for five years and have been honoured...