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Friday, December 8, 2017
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Your Doctor May Be in Therapy, and That’s Good News for Everyone: A Healer’s Healing

Quality Rounds Ontario

Wednesday,
November 22, 2017
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Health Links Community of Practice Webinar: Accessing Dedicated Resources and Building a Community Unique to the Health Links Community of Practice through Quorum
Introduce Quourm, Ontario's new online health care quality improvement community. Hear about the benefits of being involved in a Community of Practice and the value add it brings to your Health Links and every day work.

Health Links

Friday, November 10, 2017
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Ontario Surgical Quality Conference 2017
A professional forum to connect and learn with colleagues who share a commitment to surgical quality. Discover how collaborative teamwork, data and quality improvement can drive change.

HQO Conferences

Tuesday, October 24, 2017
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Health Quality Transformation 2017

HQO Conferences

Monday October 23, 2017
8:15am – 5:00pm

Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Forum 2017
A professional forum for members of the quality improvement and patient safety community to share, learn, and network.

HQO Conferences

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Improving Care through the use of Innovative Practices for Mental Health and Addictions (Part 2)
Gain an understanding and learn more about the Innovative Practices for Mental Health and Addictions, with a focus on patient transitions

Health Links

Thursday, September 28, 2017
8:00 am to 4:30 pm

Health Links Leadership Summit 2017

HQO Conferences

Wednesday, September 6, 2017
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Technology and Compassionate Care - Making the Connections to our Work in Quality

Quality Rounds Ontario

Thursday, August 3, 2017
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Coordinated Care Plan and Technology Solutions

Health Links

Wednesday, June 21, 2017
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Advancing Care Coordination: Introducing the Refreshed Care Coordination Plan
Share the refreshed care plan

Health Links

Thursday, June 15, 2017
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Developing a Health System Equity Approach: Opportunities in Northern Ontario
Learn about health and health care equity in the Northern Ontario context, and the impacts of inequity on patients, providers and the system.

Quality Rounds Ontario

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Creating Integrated Addiction Services in Hospitals and Primary Care
Dr. Meldon Kahan, will discuss how the Mentoring, Education and Clinical Tools for Addiction: Primary Care-Hospital Integration project (META:PHI) has progressed since ARTIC funding helped it spread from 3 to 10 sites.

Quality Rounds Ontario

Wednesday Apr 26, 2017
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Improving Care through the use of Innovative Practices for Mental Health and Addictions
Gain an understanding and learn more about the Innovative Practices for Mental Health and Addictions

Health Links

Thursday, April 20, 2017
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Primary Care: Moving Forward Together and Connecting the Dots on Quality in Ontario
Dr. David Kaplan leads a panel discussion focusing on quality improvements in transitions to care and 7-day follow-up.

Quality Rounds Ontario

Wednesday, March 22, 2017
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Voices from the Field: IDEAS Teams share their experience in implementing Transitions Between Hospital and Home Innovative Practices
Hear how IDEAS teams identified, planned and implemented transitions between hospital and home in their Health Link using innovative practices.

Health Links

Thursday, March 23, 2017
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Health Quality Ontario’s Patient Engagement Framework:
Creating a strong culture of patient engagement to support high quality
health care

Learn about Ontario’s new framework for patient engagement and how the voices, perspectives and experiences of patients and their informal caregivers can improve health care quality.

Quality Rounds Ontario

Wednesday, February 22, 2017
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Hearing from Health Links IDEAS Teams on their experience implementing coordinated care management innovative practices

Health Links

Wednesday, February 8, 2017
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. (EST)

Surgical Improvement in British Columbia: The need for a multifaceted strategy
Dr Doug Cochrane, Neurosurgeon, SickKids; Chair of BC Patient Safety & Quality Council and Provincial Patient Safety & Quality Officer for British Columbia

Quality Rounds Ontario

Wednesday January 25, 2017
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Mental Health & Addictions Innovative Practices – “Sneak Peek”
Learn about the Identification of Innovative Practices for Mental Health & Addictions

Health Links

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Quality Standards in Mental Health: Opportunities, challenges and the journey to implementation
Learn how Ontario Shores has implemented the 3 Mental Health Quality Standards to support improvements in patient care

Quality Rounds Ontario

Mon, November 21, 2016

No limit to better: Leading quality improvement at St. Michael’s Hospital
Learn how this large, academic hospital is taking on the quality challenge of making every patient and family interaction the best possible experience

Quality Rounds Ontario

November 16, 2016

Part 2: Transitions between Hospital to Home
Learn about Innovative Practices on Transitions between Hospital to Home Part 2

Health Links

Fri, November 4, 2016

Ontario Surgical Quality Conference 2016
A professional forum to connect and learn with colleagues who share a commitment to surgical quality. Discover how collaborative teamwork, data and quality improvement can drive change.

Quality Improvement Conferences

Thu, October 20, 2016

Health Quality Transformation 2016

HQO Conferences

Thu, October 19, 2016

Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Forum 2016

HQO Conferences

Thu, October 14, 2016

Part 1: Transitions between Hospital to Home
Learn about Innovative Practices on Transitions between Hospital to Home Part 1

Health Links

Wed, September 28, 2016

2016 Health Links Leadership Summit
An invitational conference hosted by Health Quality Ontario bringing leaders in Health Links together to share ideas on how to implement the Advanced Health Links Model for patients with multiple conditions and complex needs.

Quality Improvement Conference

Tue, September 20, 2016

Resiliency and High Reliability Organizations
Find out what Dr. Michael Apkon, President and CEO, Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) has to say about Quality Improvement in Ontario.

Quality Rounds Ontario

September 13, 2016

Coordinated Care Management Innovative Practices “Patient Care Coordination Utilizing a Primary Care Approach”
Learn about Innovative Practices in Coordinated Care Management.

Health Links

July 19, 2016

Transitions Discharge Bundle and Health Literacy
Learn about evidence based practices that can be applied to Transitions in Care including teach back methods.

Health Links

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Health Models That Work: Addressing Inequities and Disparities in Indigenous Health
Learn how to accelerate improvement using models that are working to address inequities and disparities for Indigenous populations in Ontario.

Quality Rounds Ontario

Thursday, May 19, 2016
12:00pm - 1:00pm

Evaluating Health Links in Ontario

Learn about the successes and challenges of Health Links in Ontario

Quality Rounds Ontario

Thursday, April 28, 2016
12:00pm - 1:00pm

Emergency Department Return Visit Quality Program webcast

The Emergency Department (ED) Return Visit Quality Program is a new initiative from the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC) and managed by Health Quality Ontario (HQO)

Emergency Department Return Visit Quality Program

Thursday, April 7, 2016
12:00pm - 1:00pm

Using personalized reports to fuel quality care

Learn about how personalized reports can inform quality care

Quality Rounds Ontario

Friday, March 22, 2016
12:00 p.m.- 1:00 p.m.

Choosing Wisely Canada: from national movement to local action

Appreciate the epidemic of overuse in the healthcare system

Quality Rounds Ontario

Friday, January 29, 2016
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Lessons Learned on Health Equity from Scotland – Story of the Early Development Instrument

Discover lessons learned from the implementation of an internationally validated tool to monitor child development in Scotland

Quality Rounds Ontario

Thursday, January 14th 2016
12:00 p.m – 1:00 p.m

A Data Driven Approach to Improving Health System Performance


Learn how data warehouses are supporting quality improvement in Ottawa.

Quality Rounds Ontario

December 2015

Supporting Quality Improvement through Measuring and Reporting Performance of the Health Care System in New South Wales, Australia


Hosted at St. Michael’s Hospital, this session discussed how measurement and reporting are being used to support quality improvement initiatives in New South Wales and lessons learned in the Ontario context

Quality Rounds Ontario

November 6th 2015

Ontario Surgical Quality Conference 2015


On November 6, 2015 Health Quality Ontario hosted the first Surgical Quality Improvement Conference, an opportunity for surgical teams from across Ontario to come together, share ideas and learn from others who are working towards improved surgical outcomes for Ontarians.

Quality Improvement Conferences

October 14th 2015

Health Quality Transformation 2015


As Canada’s largest annual conference on health care quality, the day was our biggest yet featuring over 25 unique breakout sessions, six Lunch and Learn workshops as well as partner exhibitors, and posters from research happening across the province.

HQO Conferences

Thursday, June 11th 2015

How Can Ontario do a Better Job of Investigating and Reporting Critical Incidents in Hospitals? Recommendations from the review of the Quality of Care Information Protection Act (QCIPA)

Hosted at Providence Care, this session will explore QCIPA and the approach taken by the QCIPA Review Committee to developing recommendations for how the Act could be improved.

Quality Rounds Ontario

Monday, May 11th 2015

New developments and research in patient safety in the past year

Hosted at Mount Sinai Hospital, this session discussed the latest research and recent developments in patient safety, and their implications for quality improvement in Ontario.

Quality Rounds Ontario

May 11, 2015

Health Equity as a Critical Dimension of Quality

Hosted at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre, this session discussed the principles of equity, why it is an important dimension of quality, and what we know about it related to health care.

Quality Rounds Ontario

April 23rd 2015

Patient Safety and Quality Improvement - Building Capability to Meet Current Challenges

Hosted at North York General Hospital, this session addressed the progress of quality improvement in Ontario since the 2004 publication of Ross Baker and Peter Norton’s seminal report on patient safety and health care errors in Canada.

Quality Rounds Ontario

November 20th 2014

Health Quality Transformation 2014

On November 20th, Health Quality Ontario hosted Health Quality Transformation 2014.

HQO Conferences

March 4th 2014

Failure Conference 2014

On March 4, 2014, Health Quality Ontario and Women’s College Hospital hosted Failure: Facing it, Embracing it, Learning from it.

HQO Conferences

November 21st 2013

Health Quality Transformation 2013

On November 21, Health Quality Ontario hosted Health Quality Transformation 2013.

HQO Conferences