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.

Let’s Get Real: Patients must be Partners

Recorded Webcast: Learn first-hand about what works well for partnering with patients and families, what doesn’t and tips for collaborating on your system transformation and organizational quality improvement initiatives.

WATCH NOW: Integrated People-Centred Care – What and Why

Janet Davidson, O.C., MHSA, LLD (Hon), HSO Integrated Care Faculty, provides insights on what it takes to action and realize benefits from integrated people-centred care.

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.

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.

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.

Let’s Get Real: Patients must be Partners

Recorded Webcast: Learn first-hand about what works well for partnering with patients and families, what doesn’t and tips for collaborating on your system transformation and organizational quality improvement initiatives.

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.

WATCH NOW: Integrated People-Centred Care – What and Why

Janet Davidson, O.C., MHSA, LLD (Hon), HSO Integrated Care Faculty, provides insights on what it takes to action and realize benefits from integrated people-centred care.

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.

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Recent Updates

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...

#BecauseOfYou, International Women’s Day 2020

#BecauseOfYou, International Women’s Day 2020

At HSO we work every day to inspire positive change. For International Women’s Day 2020, we decided to embrace the Canadian #BecauseOfYou campaign and talk about women who inspire us. We also understand the power of example, and in that spirit we are pleased to...