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Quality Improvement Plans: A Commitment to Improving Quality for the Year Ahead

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A Quality Improvement Plan is a public commitment to meet quality improvement goals. By developing the plan, the organization outlines how they will address improving the quality of care it provides to its patients, residents or clients.

Quality Improvement Plans must be submitted to Health Quality Ontario by April 1 every year.

If you have a question about Quality Improvement Plans, please email


Submit your Quality Improvement Plan using Health Quality Ontario’s online Tool, QIP Navigator.

The annual submission deadline is April 1.

Submit Here

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Quality Improvement Plan Guidance

There are a range of guidance materials to help organizations prepare to submit their quality improvement plan, including a Guide technical specifications and more.

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Quality Improvement Plan Reports

Quality Improvement Plan reports summarize key findings from the previous year's QIPs and share successes and challenges.

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Access Quality Improvement Plans

Learn from your peers by accessing other organization's QIPs. You can also perform text and indicator queries using the Query QIPs function in Navigator.

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Release of New Patient Engagement Guide

Our latest QIP resource, which focuses on engaging patients in quality improvement, offers a variety of practical tools and resources on how organizations can engage patients in their QIPs and their broader quality improvement work

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Patient Engagement

Learn how to engage with patients, families and members of the public to help improve health care quality

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Regular webinars on a variety of quality improvement topics can help health care professionals in every corner of the province find information to drive substantial change

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