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Two women looking at an academic poster at the Health Quality Transformation 2015 conference.

Abstracts for Health Quality Transformation 2017 aligned with the key enablers of a quality health system found in Quality Matters, also taking into consideration the six dimensions of a high functioning health system: safe, effective, patient-centred, efficient, timely and equitable.

The Health Quality Transformation 2017 abstract categories were:


  • Category 1 – Engage Patients and the Public in Improving Care

  • Category 2 – Redesign the System to Support Quality Care

  • Category 3 – Help Professionals and Caregivers to Thrive

  • Category 4 – Ensure Technology Works for All

  • Category 5 – Support Innovation and Spread of Knowledge

  • Category 6 – Monitor Performance with Quality in Mind

  • Category 7 – Build a Quality Driven Culture


Abstract and Poster of Distinction 2017

At Health Quality Transformation 2017, abstracts were allocated to oral presentations in breakout sessions or as poster presentations. See a summary of abstracts here.

The top two posters with the highest mean score in each category was selected as a Poster of Distinction. The abstract with the highest mean score in each category was selected as an Abstract of Distinction.

The selection process was led by the Abstract Review Committee, which was comprised of internal and external members, including patient and family caregiver representatives.


Abstract of Distinction Award 2017


Poster of Distinction Award 2017

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