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Patient-Centered Wellness Check: Tightening the safety net at discharge through a partnership approach between Hôpital Montfort and the community

In 2002, the Champlain District Mental Health Implementation Task Force focused on creating partnerships that would make people's transition between the hospital and the community easier. It found that roughly three quarters of emergency room visits resulted in the...

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A High Quality Care Pathway for Patients Requesting Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID)

(French version will be available soon)   With the introduction of Bill C‐14 on June 17, 2016, medical assistance in dying (MAID) became legal in Canada. This followed over a year of debate about this ethically contentious issue after the Supreme Court of Canada...

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Leading Practices are submitted by health organizations from around the world. The contents of the Leading Practices database do not reflect opinions or views of HSO or its affiliates.


HSO’s Leading Practices Database includes nearly 1,000 practices recognized as being particularly innovative and effective in improving quality.

These practices are leading in a service delivery area, in a particular health care setting, or for a specific health care challenge. Often, they are implemented by organizations with limited resources, showing how innovative and creative strategies can achieve positive results at a minimal cost.

The database also contains Commendable Practices, which, while not new or leading, are proven to be efficient and effective methods for improving quality.

Leading practices submissions are now closed and will reopen in 2018. We look forward to learning about your exemplary practices in the new yearLearn more.

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