Applications now open for third wave of popular QI training program for SK clinicians
Sunday, Apr 8, 2018

Applications now open for third wave of popular QI training program for SK clinicians

The number of clinicians in Saskatchewan with specialized skills for improving health care quality and safety is growing again. Applications are...

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New appointments to HQC Board of Directors include leaders in Indigenous health research, public policy, and business
Tuesday, Jan 30, 2018

New appointments to HQC Board of Directors include leaders in Indigenous health research, public policy, and business

The Province has appointed three new members to the Board of Directors of Saskatchewan’s Health Quality Council (HQC). Joining the HQC Board...

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More Saskatchewan physicians, clinicians receiving in-depth training in quality improvement
Thursday, Jan 18, 2018

More Saskatchewan physicians, clinicians receiving in-depth training in quality improvement

Twenty-two Saskatchewan physicians and pharmacists have recently begun learning how to improve the quality of care they deliver to patients as...

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Saskatchewan’s Connected Care Strategy drawing national, international attention
Thursday, Dec 14, 2017

Saskatchewan’s Connected Care Strategy drawing national, international attention

A made-in-Saskatchewan approach to improving patient flow in health care is starting to attract interest elsewhere in Canada and abroad. The...

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Leading and Implementing Change: Choosing Wisely Canada National Meeting April 2018 in Toronto
Monday, Dec 11, 2017

Leading and Implementing Change: Choosing Wisely Canada National Meeting April 2018 in Toronto

Interested in learning more about Choosing Wisely Canada (CWC)? The 3rd Annual National Meeting, Choosing Wisely Canada: Leading and Implementing...

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Integrated care better for people with inflammatory bowel disease
Thursday, Dec 7, 2017

Integrated care better for people with inflammatory bowel disease

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), which includes Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, is a chronic disease of the gastrointestinal tract....

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Understanding the care experience of Saskatchewan people accessing mental health or addiction services as outpatients
Friday, Dec 1, 2017

Understanding the care experience of Saskatchewan people accessing mental health or addiction services as outpatients

Health care managers and providers in Saskatchewan have a new tool for collecting feedback from people accessing mental health or addiction...

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Senior appointment, distinguished service award for HQC board chair Dr. Susan Shaw
Sunday, Nov 26, 2017

Senior appointment, distinguished service award for HQC board chair Dr. Susan Shaw

Dr. Susan Shaw’s leadership and commitment to improving care for patients were recognized Friday with an appointment to a senior post in the...

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“You have given me confidence in knowing that I and my loved ones are in good hands”: patient advisor
Wednesday, Nov 22, 2017

“You have given me confidence in knowing that I and my loved ones are in good hands”: patient advisor

Dianne Martin, a patient advisor in Saskatoon, was on hand Friday to celebrate with the 14 Saskatchewan physicians who successfully graduated as...

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“At its core, antimicrobial stewardship is a patient-centred, quality improvement initiative”: Dr. Shaqil Peermohamed
Friday, Nov 10, 2017

“At its core, antimicrobial stewardship is a patient-centred, quality improvement initiative”: Dr. Shaqil Peermohamed

It is predicted that by the year 2050, mortality from antimicrobial resistance will surpass that of cancer and diabetes combined. Up to 50% of...

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