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Central CCAC's "Ageing at Home" programme is funded by the Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) to help patients waiting for an alternative level of care (ALC) and who require complex care to transition from hospital to home. Since its implementation in September...Read More
Point-of-care testing (POCT) is carried out outside a laboratory on devices that are easy to use, but which nevertheless require good management of use in order to ensure the quality of the results obtained. The technical and operational data sheet is a standard...Read More
Building System Capacity for Improvement – The Scarborough Hospital’s Lean Training and Secondment Programs
Clinical microsystems are the essential building blocks of health service organizations and our larger health system. Composed of patients, families, and care teams, research has illustrated that, “Increasing the capability of microsystems to improve work and to...Read More
The role of Eating Disorder Resource Nurse (EDRN) was self-created and implemented based on an identified need to address a lack of consistency in care, and minimal guidelines or direction to support, effectively working with the population of patients with an eating...Read More
The Matrix Mentoring initiative has helped better prepare and expose potential managerial candidates to real time experiences in management. It has also exposed candidates to departments outside of their current workplace, and offered other opportunities to see...Read More
The Nurses for Tomorrow Innovation and Research Fellowship Program was set up to support frontline nurses in developing leadership capacity at the point of care, and to provide an opportunity for frontline nurses to contribute to achieving the strategic goals of the...Read More
The Assiniboine Regional Health Authority (ARHA) is a large geographic region with numerous sites and programs. The organization has implemented an e-Learning web-based program that allows staff Internet access to all types of education opportunities and communication...Read More
The Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario’s competency training program is self-paced, interactive, on-line training that takes full advantage of CHEO’s Learning Management System. The program has increased awareness of hospital policies, procedures...Read More
Using information technology to support the Annapolis Valley District Health Authority’s Interdisciplinary Mortality and Morbidity Review processes has allowed the clinicians to focus their time on the actual review of the cases. With the IT tools, the...Read More
The Training Enhancement in Applied Cessation Counselling and Health (TEACH) Project at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health provides training to health professionals. It also facilitates capacity building by: coordinating and facilitating ongoing community of...Read More
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Health Standards Organization (HSO) and its affiliate, Accreditation Canada, have been identifying and publishing Leading Practices in the Leading Practices Library for over 15 years. A Leading Practice is an innovative, people-centred, evidence-informed practice that has been implemented by teams in an organization.
The leading practice has demonstrated a positive change related to safe and reliable care/service, accessible and appropriate care/service, and/or integrated care/service.
The Leading Practices Library is a knowledge-sharing resource and serves to recognize innovative practices that have been submitted and have undergone a review by peer reviewers. Leading Practices are shared with the public, policymakers and organizations who are interested in improving and making real quality and health system changes.
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