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Implementation of Vincent Framework Patient Safety Collaborative to Enhance Patient and Family Engagement, Kidney Health Home Based Therapies Program
The Kidney Health Home Based Therapies Program vision is to enhance the health and quality of life of patients by allowing patients to perform dialysis in their own homes, to better meet the health needs of patients in a collaborative manner, and to expand community...Read More
In May, 2017 Fraser Health’s Patient Experience Team, in partnership with the organization’s Regional Patient Advisory Council (PAC) developed a mechanism to collect patient experience feedback in real-time at the unit level. The Fraser Health Real-Time Patient...Read More
Health Quality Ontario (HQO) revised its patient safety indicators and how they are reported to ensure patients can easily access and use high-quality performance data to inform their care. To do this, HQO asked Ontario-based members of Patients for Patient Safety...Read More
Trillium Health Partners has assigned a full-time ethicist to the Critical Care Program that includes over fifty critical care beds situated across two units at different sites. The purpose of the Embedded Ethicist Model in Critical Care is to improve the quality of...Read More
Since 2016, Hamilton Health Sciences' Digital Communications team has been utilizing live broadcasting tools on social media (specifically, Facebook) as a means to support population health in our community and beyond. The hour-long, interactive events allow...Read More
Historically, in most hospital settings, ethics services are available Monday to Friday. However, ethical issues can arise any day of the week. THP recently adopted an organizational philosophy that aims to provide a consistent client experience regardless of the day...Read More
OVERVIEW Nowadays, all patients and their relatives are being asked to play an active role in their own care. For instance, this includes understanding their own health status, taking part in decision-making processes involving their care, and providing some of their...Read More
Biomedical Laboratory Services (29.13) Transfusion Services (26.5, 26.6) Point-of-Care Testing Standards (10.11) Nonconformities are adverse events that increase laboratory workloads, pose a risk to user safety (sample loss, test result delays, unperformed tests,...Read More
Demand for hip and knee arthroplasties was growing annually in Alberta while care protocols and practices were highly variable. In response, Alberta Orthopaedic Society, the professional body for orthopaedic surgeons, working with Alberta Bone and Joint Health...Read More
Problem:In BC, rates of reportable sexually transmitted infections (STI) continue to rise but uptake of STI and HIV testing is below recommended levels. Barriers to testing include concerns about privacy and disclosing sexual behaviors and discomfort with health...Read More
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