Safety in Canadian health care organizations: A focus on transitions in care and Required Organizational Practices – Canadian Health Accreditation Report – 21 October 2013

Posted on October 25, 2013. Filed under: Patient Safety | Tags: , , |

Safety in Canadian health care organizations: A focus on transitions in care and Required Organizational Practices – Canadian Health Accreditation Report – 21 October 2013

Accreditation Canada. (2013). Safety in Canadian health care organizations: A focus on transitions in care and Required Organizational Practices. Ottawa, ON: Accreditation Canada.

“The Accreditation Canada standards and patient safety goals—the Required Organizational Practices—identify the importance of communication and transfer of information. This year’s Canadian Health Accreditation Report highlights how Canadian health care organizations are performing relative to care transitions—handovers at shift changes, client transfers, discharges, and referrals to other health services providers—which play a critical role in providing safe and quality health care. The second part of this year’s report showcases areas of excellence achieved by Canadian health care organizations and opportunities for improvement relative to the Accreditation Canada Required Organizational Practices—over the past years and moving forward.”

 

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Canadian Health Accreditation Report. Quality Starts at the Top – The Pivotal Role of the Governing Body – Accreditation Canada – September 2011

Posted on September 23, 2011. Filed under: Clin Governance / Risk Mgmt / Quality | Tags: , |

Canadian Health Accreditation Report. Quality Starts at the Top – The Pivotal Role of the Governing Body – Accreditation Canada – September 2011

“The focus of this year’s Canadian Health Accreditation Report is governance and its relationship to quality and patient safety. Data collected from the application of Accreditation Canada’s Governance Standards and the Governance Functioning Tool survey for board members provide a comprehensive picture of governance in Canadian health care. Furthermore, the relationship between governance and patient safety is explored.”

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2010 Canadian Health Accreditation Report: Through the Lens of Qmentum – Exploring the Connection between Patient Safety and Quality of Worklife

Posted on October 5, 2010. Filed under: Patient Safety, Workforce | Tags: |

2010 Canadian Health Accreditation Report

…”explores the connection between quality of worklife and patient safety in health organizations. It also examines the relationship between health care staff perceptions of work climate and patient safety culture in their own organizations, and how those perceptions are useful in identifying patient safety issues.”

Accreditation Canada. (2010). 2010 Canadian Health Accreditation Report: Through the Lens of Qmentum – Exploring the Connection between Patient Safety and Quality of Worklife. Ottawa, ON: Accreditation Canada

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The Senate: Community Affairs Legislation Committee – National registration and accreditation scheme for doctors and other health workers – August 2009

Posted on August 11, 2009. Filed under: Health Professions, Workforce | Tags: , , |

The Senate: Community Affairs Legislation Committee – National registration and accreditation scheme for doctors and and other health workers – August 2009
Commonwealth of Australia 2009
ISBN 978-1-74229-160-4

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