Public Notice of Intent

Clinical Governance


Designation Number: CAN/HSO 1003

Standards notification on a: New Development

Type of Standard: Organizational Competency

Status: Open for comment (15 days)

Responsible Technical Committee: TC002 – Leadership and Governance

Project Need: There is an increased recognition among stakeholders about the importance of shared accountability between administrators and clinicians for the quality of clinical service delivery. This standard responds to the need for guidance on how this shared accountability can be established effectively.  HSO aims to develop standards that are based on updated evidence and best practices to guide organizations in advancing the delivery of high quality care services within their unique contexts.

Scope: This standard specifies the responsibilities of both administrative and clinical leaders to engage in shared accountability for the quality improvement and integrated delivery of clinical services. The standard would apply to health and social services systems and organizations for the purpose of driving better value based services, patient experience and clinical outcomes.

 Applicability: Global

Proposed Timeline: November 2020

Posted on: May 16, 2019

Contact Information: Organizations interested to support the development of this standard or wanting to be consulted as a stakeholder during the development process may contact us at Individuals, including patients, providers, health leaders and the members of the public are encouraged to provide comments through stakeholder organizations.

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