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System Quality Advisory Committee

The fact that Ontario’s health system did not have one unified notion nor response to quality improvement is the reason Health Quality Ontario convened the System Quality Advisory Committee.

The experts below were asked initially to present a common language and vision of quality – and ultimately for recommendations on how to bring quality to Ontario’s health system.


System Quality Advisory Committee Membership

The members of the Committee are:

Adalsteinn Brown, Chair
Director
Institute of Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation, University of Toronto
Dalla Lana, Chair in Public Health Policy


Ross Baker
Professor
Institute of Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation, University of Toronto


Tom Closson
Former Chief Executive Officer
University Health Network and the Ontario Hospital Association


Rheta Fanizza
Senior Vice President
St. Elizabeth Health Care


Jack Kitts
President and Chief Executive Officer
The Ottawa Hospital


Kirsten Krull
Vice President, Quality and Performance
Chief Nursing Executive, Hamilton Health Sciences


Dorian Lo
Former Executive Vice President
Pharmacy and Healthcare, Shoppers Drug Mart


Mark MacLeod
Orthopaedic surgeon and Former President
Ontario Medical Association


Terry O’Driscoll
Chief of Staff
Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre (participated until December, 2015)


Camille Orridge
Senior Fellow
The Wellesley Institute


Kaveh Shojania
Scientist
Sunnybrook Research Institute

Director
Centre for Quality Improvement & Patient Safety, University of Toronto


Charles-Antoine St. Jean
National Partner
Ernst & Young, University of Ottawa Board


Moira Stewart
Professor
Department of Family Medicine, Western University (participated until December, 2015)


Terry Sullivan
Chair
Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health

Senior Fellow
Institute of Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation


Sarita Verma
Deputy Dean
Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto (participated until December, 2015)


Delivering Quality Care Working Group Membership

Jack Kitts
Chair


Kim Baker
Chief Executive Officer
Central Local Health Integration Network


Ed Brown
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Ontario Telemedicine Network


Dafna Carr
Chief Information Officer
Ministry of Children, Youth and Social Services


Mark Dobrow
Associate Professor
Institute of Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation


Alan Forster
General internist and Chief Quality and Performance Officer
Ottawa Hospital


Pam Goldsilver
Patient, Caregiver, and Public Representative


Kristin Krull


Mark MacLeod


Understanding Quality Health Care Working Group Membership

Kaveh Shojania
Chair


Anna Greenberg
Vice President
Health System Performance, Health Quality Ontario


Lianne Jeffs
Director
Nursing/Clinical Research, Nursing Administration, St. Michael's Hospital


Annette McKinnon
Patient, Caregiver, and Public Representative


Camille Orridge


Charles-Antoine St. Jean


Fostering a Culture of Quality Working Group Membership

Terry Sullivan
Chair


Ross Baker


Connie Clerici
Chief Executive Officer
Closing the Gap Healthcare Group


Tom Closson


Peter Donnelly
Chief Executive Officer
Public Health Ontario


Lee Fairclough
Vice President
Quality Improvement, Health Quality Ontario


Rhetta Fanizza


Henry Lowi
Patient, Caregiver, and Public Representative


Donna McRitchie
Medical Director Critical Care and Division Chief Surgery
North York General Hospital


Jennie Pickard
Director
Strategic Partnerships, Health Quality Ontario


Bruce Squires
Vice President of People
Strategy and Performance, The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario


Margo Twohig
Patient, Caregiver, and Public Representative

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