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Evidence to Improve Care

Transitions in care: Project Update

 

Patients and caregivers tell us that the journey home after hospital admission is tough. Poor transitions increase the risk of complications.

Together with Dr. Tara Kiran at St. Michael’s Hospital, we connected with 1,000+ patients and caregivers about their experience transitioning from hospital to home. Their feedback will inform health care quality initiatives across Ontario about how to better support patients as they recover at home after a hospital stay. Capturing patient and caregiver experiences is crucial to this project. For phase one, we’ve distilled their stories and ideas into a report to be shared with all involved.

 

Read The Report

 

The next phase of this project involves working with patients, caregivers and members of the public to group these ideas together and rank the areas that are most important for the health system to address. That’s where we need your help. The following survey should take only 20 to 25 minutes to complete and will help us focus on the ideas that matter most to you.

 

TAKE THE SURVEY

 

For more information, contact Transitions@HQOntario.ca.

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