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Accreditation Canada recognizes ambulatory medication reconciliation (AmbMR) as a required organizational practice to enhance patient safety. In 2013, the nephrology clinic was the pilot site for AmbMR for the organization. Our team embraced this initiative as...Read More
Integrating Volunteers in Health Care Delivery: A Service Delivery Model Designed to Enhance the Patient, Resident and Family Experience
The landscape of health care has been shifting due to factors such as, an aging population, complex care needs, and increasing costs and demands. Health care organizations are challenged with tight budgets and constraints, and managing expectations to maintain quality...Read More
Patient and family centred care movement is firmly entrenched within healthcare. Critical is the recognition of untapped potential within clients and families in advancing quality and safety. When Accreditation Canada embedded specific and targeted client and...Read More
Note - The CIUSSS of South-Central Montreal is the result of the amalgamation of eleven institutions. It employs nearly 15,000 people in 135 physical facilities. This new reality represents significant communication challenges, including feedback and interaction with...Read More
Biomedical Laboratory Services, v.10 (2.5) Biomedical Laboratory Services, v.10 (29.7) Medical Biology Laboratories-Quality and Competence Requirements. 2012. ISO 15189 (5.8.1) Our laboratory has more than thirty analytical instruments distributed among its five...Read More
In NB, there was a clear need to improve the provision of services to at-risk children and young people. The authorities were asking questions about why the public system, with its safety net and diverse programmes, was failing to work better together and avoid...Read More
As part of Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital's strategic commitment to equity in both the care we provide and our work environment, our Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) council developed a tool to enhance discussions about equity, diversity and...Read More
At Holland Bloorview, an Outcome Measurement Strategy was initiated in 2014. A unique component involved the use of simulation to provide outcome measures education and support to clinicians. Simulation videos were developed following a 2014 clinician survey. Results...Read More
Alcohol use disorder is a widespread public health concern, which has significant health consequences. The use of alcohol, given in a structured setting called a Managed Alcohol Program, is a method of harm reduction for people with severe alcohol use disorder...Read More
Concussion is a common occurrence in youth; with a conservative estimate of 441-754 diagnoses per 100,000 pediatric emergency room visits. However there remains a dearth of services for this particular population and families are often left wondering what to do and...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.
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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