2017

The “secret sauce” of successful teams
Monday, January 30, 2017
The “secret sauce” of successful teams

HIROC’s Polly Stevens, VP Healthcare Risk Management discusses organizational culture and psychological safety as key to future progress in patient safety.

LTC resident safety top of mind: Province
Thursday, January 26, 2017
LTC resident safety top of mind: Province

The Ontario government is proposing new means to increase the safety of residents living in the province’s long-term care homes.

“Just keep trying”: Implementing IRM at the Central CCAC
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
“Just keep trying”: Implementing IRM at the Central CCAC

During a recent webinar, Lori Borovoy, Risk Management and Patient Safety Director at the Central CCAC offered insight into the organization’s journey to implementing IRM.

‘We take quality and patient safety seriously’
Friday, January 20, 2017
‘We take quality and patient safety seriously’

Three HIROC subscribers received high marks in 2016 for their efforts to increase patient safety.

Patient engagement at the core
Thursday, January 12, 2017
Patient engagement at the core

Michael Garron Hospital recognized with Patient Safety Organization Champion award.

 ACTT: Connecting patients with mental health services faster
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
ACTT: Connecting patients with mental health services faster

The Scarborough and Rouge Hospital’s Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACTT) has reduced wait times for care from more than one year to less than a month.

 

Forget the ticked box
Tuesday, January 03, 2017
Forget the ticked box

There was a real focus on patient engagement at December's Breakfast with the Chiefs featuring G. Ross Baker, one of four authors of the book Patient Engagement – Catalyzing Improvement and Innovation in Healthcare.