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In preparation for Accreditation 2016, the Service Excellence Team (SET) for Rehabilitation, Acquired Brain Injury, and Spinal Cord Injury in the Edmonton Zone wanted to further engage staff in learning more about the standards and ROPs. Traditionally, information and...Read More
Horizon Health Network (Horizon) uses a Standards Model, which is based on a Structure - Process - Outcome framework, to facilitate standardized care, clinical practice, and services across the health authority. The process brings clinicians and front line service...Read More
Since 2008, the Richelieu-Yamaska HSSC has used a wide communication strategy to make safety an organizational priority in all services. The project, more organizational than communication-based, is framed within a larger context of integrated risk management and...Read More
The Emergency Response Messenger System (ERMS) is a pilot project offered by MB Health Disaster Management to regional health authorities in the spring of 2010. It has vastly improved the ability of the Assiniboine RHA to respond to any disaster or emergency. Two...Read More
Central Health has streamlined the process of survey administration throughout the organization by creating an approval process through the Corporate Improvement Department to oversee and coordinate survey efforts. An enterprise Fluid Surveys account has been secured...Read More
This practice was recognized as a LEADing practice by Canada Health Infoway as part of the “Knowing is Better” education campaign, in partnership with Accreditation Canada ConnectingGTA is a regional electronic health record that has been delivered to 40 health...Read More
This practice was recognized as a LEADing practice by Canada Health Infoway as part of the “Knowing is Better” education campaign, in partnership with Accreditation Canada The Smoking Treatment for Ontario Patients (STOP) Program offers smoking cessation treatment to...Read More
The Histology Technical Issues Communications Tool is a simple tool that has increased the overall quality of slides reaching the pathologists. The tool has identified previously unnoticed trends with certain tissue types, decreased technical issues identified by...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 Cape Breton District Health Authority has developed a clinical trigger for tissue donation named C.A.L.L. This pneumonic stands for C- cardiac death, A – Age (under 80 years old), L- Let the Tissue Bank Screen, L- Less than 24 hours since death. The theme...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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