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System Performance

Measuring Hospital Patient Safety


Hospital administrators, measurement experts, patient councils, data providers, and other hospital safety experts in Ontario and Canada have reviewed existing and new quality indicators and made recommendations for public reporting.


REVIEW THE PATIENT SAFETY INDICATOR REVIEW REPORT

Health Quality Ontario will phase in additional patient safety reporting within the new few years.

Data sources

The hospital patient safety indicators are based on data collected by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, which is reported to them by all hospitals in Ontario through the Self-Reporting Initiative (SRI).

If you have a question about system performance and reporting on the performance of Ontario’s health system, please email us at SystemPerformance@HQOntario.ca.

Historical Data

Based on recommendations from an indicator review, changes have been made to Health Quality Ontario's hospital patient safety reporting. Below are files containing historical data up to August 2017.

Clostridium difficile Infection

Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus

Vancomycin Resistant Enterococcus

Central Line-Associated Primary Bloodstream Infection

Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia

Surgical Site Infection Prevention

Hand Hygiene Compliance

Surgical Safety Checklist Compliance

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