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Quality Rounds Ontario: Connecting the Quality Community

Quality Rounds Ontario are monthly Health Quality Ontario educational sessions that offer participants from across the province opportunities for knowledge exchange and idea sharing on topics relevant to anyone interested in improving the quality of health care. The sessions are held in locations across Ontario and are facilitated by health system leaders from across Ontario and other jurisdictions and from all sectors.

Quality Round Ontario sessions are one-hour long and can be attended in-person or virtually through the Ontario Telemedicine Network or via webinar. The presentations from past events are also listed on our website and can be viewed at any time.


Upcoming Events

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Past Events


When

What

September 20, 2016
12:00 p.m.- 1:00 p.m.

Resiliency and High Reliability Organizations

Thursday, June 16, 2016
12:00 p.m.- 1:00 p.m.

Health Models that Work: Addressing Inequities and Disparities in Indigenous Health

Thursday, May 19, 2016
12:00 p.m.- 1:00 p.m.

Evaluating Health Links in Ontario

Learn about the successes and challenges of Health Links in Ontario

Thursday, April 7, 2016
12:00 p.m.- 1:00 p.m.

Using personalized reports to fuel quality care

Learn about how personalized reports can inform quality care

Tuesday, March 22, 2016
12 noon - 1 p.m.

Choosing Wisely Canada: from national movement to local action

Appreciate the epidemic of overuse in the healthcare system

Friday, January 29, 2016
12 noon - 1 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

Thursday, January 14, 2016
12 noon - 1 p.m.

A Data Driven Approach to Improving Health System Performance


Learn how data warehouses are supporting quality improvement in Ottawa.

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.

Thursday, June 11 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.

Monday, May 11 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.

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.

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.

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Quality Rounds Ontario are hosted across the province and in all health care sectors. Host sites must be able to broadcast from their meeting room using the Ontario Telemedicine Network

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