Leading Practices Library
Search Results (page 9 of 9)
How can health care organizations best support clinicians’ evidence-based practice? One program that is working well at Providence Health Care (PHC) is the Practice-based Research Challenge, a program that provides opportunities for point-of-care clinicians with...Read More
Luther Court is committed to providing excellence in clinical care through comprehensive education programs that transform practice. As in many facilities, it is difficult to provide comprehensive education that allows staff to remain current, enables staff to...Read More
During a disaster, psychological casualties may outnumber the physically injured by as much as 4:1. Eighty percent of these individuals surge on hospitals to get support for themselves, or to find loved ones from who they may be separated. Disasters are stressful for...Read More
The gap between evidence and practice is real. Indeed it is estimated that it takes an average of 17 years for only 14% of research findings to be adopted into clinical practice (Westfall et al, 2007). Clearly there is a need to help frontline clinicians more...Read More
No one understands the reality of HIV better than someone who lives with it every day. Peers, who are specially trained members of the community who are living with HIV/AIDS – have the power to serve as important role models to others who are learning to cope with the...Read More
Patient engagement in Hand Hygiene is one of Island Health’s strategies for improving the patient experience and decreasing healthcare associated infections that can result in excess length of stay, morbidity and mortality. Many of the germs causing infections are...Read More
Many care-dependent clients in acute surgical settings are at risk for hospital-acquired pneumonia (HAP). A concern about high HAP rates on the neurosurgical ward at Royal Columbian Hospital (RCH) was identified by the Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS). A...Read More
Leading Practices are submitted by health organizations from around the world. The contents of the Leading Practices library do not reflect opinions or views of HSO or its affiliates. If you have questions, concerns or suggestions please email us at email@example.com
Thank you sincerely to our Leading Practice Reviewers
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.
Apply here to become a Leading Practices reviewer.
Any questions regarding the application procedures can be directed to Client Engagement Center (firstname.lastname@example.org). Any other questions, comments, and feedback can be directed to the Leading Practices Associate (email@example.com).