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Health Quality Transformation Presents: Quality Matters 2016



Conference Program  Schedule and Breakout Sessions



"Don't just challenge the status quo, rock the boat and stay in it." #HQT2016


On October 20, Health Quality Ontario held Health Quality Transformation 2016 (HQT2016), our fifth annual interactive conference for patients, caregivers, health care providers and system leaders.

Relive the conference with a summary of the day “A day of quality that inspired”:


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Thank you to our partners, exhibitors, presenters and everyone who attended and participated in the day both in person and online.


Health Quality Transformation 2016


Health Quality Transformation 2016 - Keynote Presentation - David Giuliano


Health Quality Transformation 2016 - Keynote Presentation – Helen Bevan


Highlights of the Day

  • As Canada’s largest conference on health care quality, nearly 2,500 delegates were in attendance

  • The day featured 26 breakout sessions and over 130 poster presentations

  • An interactive breakfast with Helen Bevan, Dr. Joshua Tepper and Patient Advisors in attendance

  • David Giuliano, spoke about his twenty plus years living with cancer and his interactions with the health system

  • Helen Bevan, Chief Transformation Officer of the National Health Service, England presented on leading change and the future of health care

  • The 2016 Minister's Medals Honouring Excellence in Health Quality and Safety were presented by Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care

  • Remarks from Dr. Bob Bell, Deputy Minister of Health and Long-Term Care

  • Release of the first three Quality Standards to Ontario

  • Congratulations to all the Abstract and Poster Award Winners announced at HQT2016!

  • See how you shared experiences and learnings using the hashtag #HQT2016

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Claude Lurette and Kowsiya Vijayartnam, Health Quality Ontario Patient, Family and Caregiver Advisors Council Co-Chairs

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