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Healthcare associated infections are considered a serious threat to the hospitalized patient’s safety. Among surgical site infections, those related to orthopaedic procedures are considered severe and can increase morbidity-mortality rates. Factors in the...Read More
Patient blood management has been defined as any intervention that helps decrease the patient’s chance of needing a blood transfusion during their hospital stay. Fairly liberal transfusion practice for anemic patients was the standard of care throughout the world....Read More
The Holland Centre has created an innovative, evidence-based, patient-centred model of care that is class-based and time-limited. Nationally, rehabilitation practices vary widely, and in Ontario, limited availability to community funded outpatient services as well as...Read More
Intervention and Rehabilitation Model to Improve the Quality of Life for People Living with Parkinson’s
The Geriatric Day Hospital at CSSS Alphonse-Desjardins implemented an innovative geriatric rehabilitation model to improve the quality of life for people living with Parkinson’s. It is an interdisciplinary approach that includes the practical application of cognitive...Read More
The development of the mass casualty procedure at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) has been ongoing for years. However, a critical component missing from the plan was that it had never been tested until the Agence de santé et des services sociaux de Montréal...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 a practice carried out by a health and/or social service organization that has demonstrated a positive change, is people centred, safe and efficient. The Leading Practices Library is a knowledge sharing resource of innovative practices that have been identified through a rigorous evaluation process, and shared with the public, policy makers and organizations who are seeking ways to improve the quality of health services for all. Practices that are recognized as Leading Practices are published in the Leading Practices Library and also be advertised through HSO outreach events such as seminars, conferences, education materials; accrediting bodies affiliated with HSO etc.
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