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The Power of Partnership: Choosing Wisely Canada

Welcome to our series on the many HIROC partners who make a difference in safe care. Introducing Choosing Wisely Canada...

How Choosing Wisely Canada came to be…

Choosing Wisely Canada launched on April 2, 2014, to help clinicians and patients engage in conversations about the harms of unnecessary tests and treatments. The campaign is part of a global movement that began in the United States in 2012, which now spans 20 countries across five continents.

The Power of Partnership: Ontario Hospital Association (OHA)

Welcome to our series on the many HIROC partners who make a difference in safe care. Introducing the OHA...

How OHA came to be…

Since its inception in 1924, the OHA has influenced and helped shape healthcare policy in Ontario. The Trustees who formed the association had one primary aim: to improve standards in the delivery of healthcare. They pioneered a results-oriented, patient-focused philosophy that remains a cornerstone of the OHA to this day. 

The Power of Partnership: The Canadian Patient Safety Institute (CPSI)

Welcome to our new series on the many HIROC partners who make a difference in safe care. Introducing CPSI...

How CPSI came to be…

The genesis of CPSI began in the late ‘90s and in the early 2000s as the result of a rallying cry led by dedicated individuals working within the healthcare system who couldn’t experience one more incident of a patient being harmed.