Search below for the quality standard; the guide for patients; an information brief demonstrating why the quality standard is needed; quality improvement tools and resources; and performance indicators to help clinicians and organizations track their progress against the standard.
Know what quality care looks like, based on evidence and expert consensus
Patients: know what to ask for in your care
System-wide and regional requirements to help health care professionals and organizations meet the standards
A Guide for putting quality standards into practice (for best results view on Adobe Reader)
An Action Plan Template
On Quorum; a List of Tools and Resources to embed into practice
Share why this standard was created and the data behind it, to get the support you need to put it into practice
Identify where there are gaps in care in your region, to inform resource planning and improvement efforts
See the technical specifications for the indicators within the quality standard
We have prepared a summary of the public feedback we received for this quality standard. If you would like a copy of this report, please email us at QualityStandards@HQOntario.ca.
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