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Quality Improvement

Quality Improvement in Action

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We work with our partners across Ontario’s health system to build a culture of quality. Using the best available evidence, we identify opportunities and ways to improve care and patient care experiences. And we facilitate capacity building and partnerships to catalyze continuous, measureable quality improvement in patient outcomes.

Please click here to see a diagram showing how we connect across the system to build a culture of quality.


Quality Improvement Programs

Get involved in large-scale quality improvement initiatives for opportunities to build knowledge and share innovation.

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Surgical Quality Improvement Network

A community of surgical teams from all specialties and hospital-types dedicated to improving surgery for better patient outcomes

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The General Medicine Quality Improvement Network

A community of general medicine physicians and care teams working together to improve hospital care for patients

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Rapid Access Clinics for Musculoskeletal Care

This is your source for information about Rapid Access Clinics for musculoskeletal care in Ontario.

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ARTIC – Adopting Research To Improve Care

Advancing the spread of proven health care

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Choosing Wisely Ontario

Helping clinicians and patients talk about unnecessary tests and treatments

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The Ontario Diagnostic Imaging Peer Learning Community

A community of radiologists and their team members working together to improve imaging services and patient care

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The Emergency Department Return Visit Quality Program

Improving the quality of care in Ontario’s emergency departments

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Quality Improvement in Primary Care

Find programs, e-learning opportunities and resources for primary care providers

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Quality Improvement in Long-Term Care

Connecting care teams, clinicians and residents to help improve the experience and outcomes for people in long-term care homes

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Health Links

Developing new ways to integrate care delivery for people who live with complex chronic illnesses and circumstances

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Improving Patient Relations

Supporting organizations across the health system to continuously improve their patient relations processes

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Quality Improvement and Health System Funding Reform

Supporting the adoption of standards and care delivery pathways with programs, resources and a community of practice

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Excellence Through Quality Improvement Project (EQIP)

Promoting quality improvement in the mental health and addictions sector with news, resources and a community of practice

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QBP Connect

Supporting the adoption of quality-based procedures with evidence-based tools, resources and a community of practice

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Let’s make our health system healthier

Join Our Patient, Family and Public Advisors Program

Patients, families and the public are central to improving health quality.

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