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The St. Joseph’s Health Centre Decision Support Team has introduced measures to combat adverse events in the centre. Data related to the collective goals (known as “Big Aims”) and other key patient safety indicators (e.g., access and flow) have been...Read More
The Mental Health and Addiction Program at St. Josephs Healthcare, Hamilton, has developed novel methods for reducing the use of restraints and seclusion. This project required direct involvement from every discipline in the hospital and extensive involvement from...Read More
Emergency Dept and Medical Imaging Discrepancy Results Reporting – Integrated Primordial Application
The Humber River Regional Hospital (HRRH) has implemented a Primordial Emergency Department/Medical Imaging Discrepancy Results Reporting application, giving Emergency Room physicians the opportunity to review the accuracy of their first impressions.. The novel...Read More
With the support of the environment team in Kingston, the organization has initiated a practice of weekly safety walkabouts by each of the supervisors. The supervisors complete a form that indicates all areas of the department have been reviewed. They are also...Read More
The Centre de santé et de services sociaux de Lac-Saint-Jean-Est provides a social information hotline service. The hotline service, available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, can assist with any problem and, in conjunction with local police, can assess the degree...Read More
The lab system reviews diagnostic orders, such as blood tests, microbiology and pathology tests, and blocks those that have been previously ordered. Monthly utilization reports are done.Read More
A formal Heliport Management Program (HMP) was introduced to the Lower Mainland Health Organizations (LMHO) in 2012 to ensure standardization of safety procedures and systems across four distinct healthcare organizations.Prior to HMP implementation, there were varying...Read More
Ontario public health units are mandated under the Ontario Public Health Standards to investigate and mitigate potential health risks associated with public recreational ice facilities ('ice arenas'). The nature and operation of ice arenas present a unique environment...Read More
Obstetrical Triage at (LHSC) is an outpatient area within the inpatient Birthing Unit that provides urgent and emergent ambulatory care for pregnant women over 20 weeks gestation. It is often very busy (volumes are usually calculated as one and one-half times that of...Read More
Historically, hospitals have viewed risks in silos such as financial, operational, and clinical. Sunnybrook’s enterprise risk management (ERM) program has enabled a comprehensive and integrated approach to identifying, assessing and mitigating a broader range of risks...Read More
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