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Quality Improvement

Quality Improvement in Action

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At health Quality Ontario, we connect across Ontario’s health care system to build a culture of quality in support of relentless improvement. Using the best available evidence, we identify opportunities and ways to improve, and facilitate capacity building and partnerships to catalyze continuous, measureable quality improvement in patient outcomes. Click here to download the full diagram.

Quality Improvement Programs at Health Quality Ontario

Get involved in large-scale quality improvement initiatives


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Health Links

Improving care for patients with complex illnesses and circumstances

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Quality Improvement in Primary Care

Programs and resources to support providers improve quality in primary care

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Surgical Quality Improvement Network

Improving surgical care in Ontario through the Ontario Surgical Quality Improvement Network and NSQIP-ON

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ARTIC – Adopting Research To Improve Care

Helping to spread proven health care interventions into practice across Ontario’s health system.

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Quality Improvement in Long-Term Care

Supporting the long-term care sector to improve quality in long-term care homes

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Quality Improvement and Health System Funding Reform

Supporting the adoption of standards and care delivery pathways

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Choosing Wisely Canada

Helping physicians and patients talk about unnecessary tests and treatments

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Improving Patient Relations

How we support organizations across the system continuously improve their patient relations processes

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The Emergency Department Return Visit Quality Program

Improving the quality of care in Ontario’s emergency departments

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QBP Connect

Your source for evidence-based tools and resources to support adoption of quality-based procedures.

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Excellence Through Quality Improvement Project (EQIP)

Join E-QIP’s Community of Practice to stay informed about news and updates for quality improvement in community mental health and addictions sector.

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Let’s make our health system healthier

Join Our Patient, Family and Public Advisors Program

Patients, families and the public are central to improving health quality.

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

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