HSO Celebrates Ten National Standards of Canada

HSO Celebrates Ten National Standards of Canada

In 2020 we celebrate a special milestone: We published our 10th National Standard of Canada. Health Standards Organization (HSO) is the only Standard Development Organization in Canada solely dedicated to developing health and social service standards. The designation...
Shining a Light on the Best Leading Practices

Shining a Light on the Best Leading Practices

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. Health Standards Organization (HSO) and its affiliate, Accreditation Canada, have been...
5 Tips for Preparing to Engage with Indigenous Communities in Canada

5 Tips for Preparing to Engage with Indigenous Communities in Canada

As a health care provider or social worker, are you looking to better engage with Indigenous peoples in Canada? In July, Health Standards Organization (HSO) hosted an Engaging with First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples, communities and organizations “Are You Ready?”...