Welcome to Health Quality Ontario’s media hub. Here you can access our current and past news releases and newsletters.
July 6, 2017
Addictions program that reduces emergency room visits for opioid overdose and improves patient experience is spreading across Ontario
May 17, 2017
9 Million Prescriptions
April 18, 2017
Health in the North: A report on geography and the health of people in Ontario’s two northern regions
Health Equity Report
January 23, 2017
Memory Clinics expanded to underserviced areas in Ontario
New ARTIC project helps patients living with dementia receive care, closer to home
November 15, 2016
Under Pressure: Emergency Department Performance in Ontario
Emergency Department Report
October 13, 2016
Measuring Up 2016
June 28, 2016
Palliative Care at the End of Life
Palliative Care Report
June 1, 2016
Connecting the Dots for Patients
Coordinated Care Report
April 20, 2016
Income and Health
Health Equity Report
April 7, 2016
Choosing Wisely – An Idea Worth Spreading
Adopting Research to Improve Care (ARTIC) Report
April 5, 2016
The Reality of Caring
Caregiver Distress Report
December 16, 2015
Mental Health Report
November 10, 2015
Quality in Primary Care
Primary Care Report
May 20, 2015
Looking for Balance
Antipsychotic Medication Report
April 14, 2015
Experiencing Integrated Care
Integrated Care Report
October 14, 2015
Measuring Up 2015
Yearly report on how Ontario’s health system is performing
July 2017 Newsletter
Health Quality Connect – Volume 3 Issue 7
June 2017 Newsletter
Health Quality Connect – Volume 3 Issue 6
May 2017 Newsletter
Health Quality Connect – Volume 3 Issue 5
April 2017 Newsletter
Health Quality Connect – Volume 3 Issue 4
March 2017 Newsletter
Health Quality Connect - Volume 3 Issue 3
February 2017 Newsletter
Health Quality Connect - Volume 3 Issue 2
January 2017 Newsletter
Health Quality Connect - Volume 3 Issue 1
December 2016 Newsletter
Health Quality Connect - Volume 2 Issue 7
November 2016 Newsletter
Health Quality Connect - Volume 2 Issue 6
October 2016 Newsletter
Health Quality Connect - Volume 2 Issue 5
September 2016 Newsletter
Health Quality Connect - Volume 2 Issue 4
June 2016 Newsletter
Health Quality Connect - Volume 2 Issue 2
May 2016 Newsletter
Health Quality Connect - Volume 2 Issue 1
April 2016 Newsletter
Health Quality Connect - Volume 1 Issue 4
March 2016 Newsletter
Health Quality Connect - Volume 1 Issue 3
February 2016 Newsletter
Health Quality Connect - Volume 1 Issue 2
January 2016 Newsletter
Health Quality Connect - Volume 1 Issue 1
Quorum grows as open QI community
ARTIC accelerating the spread of proven care in addiction health
META:PHI helps tackle opioid use issues (July 5, 2017)
Reducing unnecessary care: Remarkable progress being made
New report profiles Choosing Wisely initiatives in Ontario (April 19, 2017)
Transparency and Culture Change Key to Patient Safety
Innovation Forum Urges Patient-centric Approach (April 10, 2017)
Beyond surveys: A framework for truly engaging patients
(March 28, 2017)
Ontario Health Organizations Integrating Equity into Health Plans
(March 1, 2017)
Considerable Progress Made in Quality Primary Care
(February 28, 2017)
How B.C. is Improving Safety in Surgery
(February 28, 2017)
IDEAS graduates urged to be leaders in time of change
(February 10, 2017)
New quality standards for mental health “a hallmark achievement”
(January 23, 2017)
Healthy Provider, healthy system
(January 12, 2017)
Towards health and health care equity in Northern Ontario
A health equity strategy for Northern Ontario is officially in development (November 23, 2016)
St. Mikes CEO describes quality journey
Quality Rounds: Leading quality improvement at St. Michael’s Hostpital (November 21, 2016)
Ontario surgical quality network advancing on many fronts
Ontario Surgical Quality Improvement Network Conference (November 4, 2016)
A day of quality that inspired
Health Quality Transformation Conference (October 20, 2016)
Agents of change in healthcare system combine to show their stuff
Quality Improvement and Patient
Safety Forum (October 19, 2016)
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Better Has No Limit: Partnering for a Quality Health System
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"Measuring Up - our yearly report on how the system is performing
The first step to improvment is understanding how our health system is currenlty performing. That is why every year Health Quality Ontario publishes Measuring Up – a comprehensive report that looks at the health of people living in Ontario and how the provincial health system is performing.
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Patient, Family and Caregiver Stories
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Perspectives from our Patient, Family and Public Advisors Council
The Patient, Family and Public Advisors Council ensures Health Quality Ontario’s work and strategic priorities are guided by the lived experiences of those living in Ontario.
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Adopting Research to Improve Care (ARTIC) - Dr. Linda Lee - Memory Clinics
The Adopting Research to Improve Care (ARTIC) Program fast-tracks the adoption of proven health care interventions into broader clinical practice across the health system. Supported by ARTIC, Dr. Linda Lee shares her innovative model for Memory Clinics in Ontario.
Learn more about the Adopting Research to Improve Care (ARTIC) Program.
Health Quality Transformation 2016
Each year, Health Quality Ontario hosts Health Quality Transformation, an interactive conference for patients, caregivers, health care providers and system leaders.
Relive last year's event and learn more about Health Quality Transformation 2017.
Health Quality Ontario's Primary Care Practice Reports
Primary Care Practice Reports give family physicians and executive directors of Community Health Centres and Family Health Teams access to personalized and confidential information about their practice, as well as regional and provincial data for comparison.
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