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Saskatchewan to track, report on safety incidents involving patients and employees

In 2004, University of Toronto professor and Health Quality Council (HQC) Board member Ross Baker co-authored a landmark Canadian study that found adverse events causing harm to patients occurred in an estimated 7.5% of all hospitalizations in Canada. In a follow-up paper, Beyond the Quick Fix: Strategies for Improving Patient Safety (Nov. 2015), Baker reports […]

Better Every Day 14 Day Challenge complete

On February 3, Saskatoon Health Region launched the first Region-wide, employee-inspired, patient flow process improvement initiative: The Better Every Day 14-Day Challenge. “We launched the challenge because frontline healthcare providers asked for help. They were caring for patients in temporary units and trying to cope with an ongoing, unceasing demand for care,” states Dan Florizone, […]