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

Introducing the New Generation of HSO Standards

HSO Launches Child, Youth and Family Services Standard and Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Services Standard

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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.

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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

Introducing the New Generation of HSO Standards

HSO Launches Child, Youth and Family Services Standard and Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Services Standard

Learn more

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.

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