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Saskatchewan’s Health Quality Council releases new three-year strategy

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Rewriting the Rules: Enduring and emerging approaches to change

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CQIP participant discusses antimicrobial stewardship project

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Provincial initiative aims to improve health care safety

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Patient advocate, pharmacist promote safety

HQC Posted on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 3:41 PM

Health care safety is an important issue in Canada. In October 2016, Measuring Patient Harm in Canadian Hospitals – a report from the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) and the Canadian Patient Safety Institute (CPSI) – showed that in 2014-2015 harm was experienced by patients in one of every 18 hospital stays. Of those 138,000 hospitalizations, 30,000 involved more than one form of harm.

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Ninety per cent reduction in scrub inventory gives staff room to roam

Posted on January 9, 2017 by Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region

Terry Gottselig, a uniform clerk with Regina General Hospital’s (RGH’s) Uniform Room, recently said two words she never thought she’d hear herself say again: “I’m ahead.” The last time she remembers h... + read more

By implementing Stop the Line, Wascana Rehabilitation Centre makes safety a priority

Posted on November 7, 2016 by Health Quality Council

In a morning huddle, the staff on Wascana Rehabilitation Centre’s Unit 2-5 discuss the importance of safety in their daily work, and how the concept of Stop the Line offers them the autonomy to make t... + read more

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