Our vision is a sustainable health care system built on a foundation of quality.
Our mission is to provide system-wide leadership through collaboration with patients, the public and those working within the health system in a relentless pursuit of quality.
Here is a detailed look at how we are putting these statements into action: ow.ly/lyaZi
Numerous sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities are available – read on to learn more and sign up at www.QualityForum.ca.
The Forum’s main two days of programming (February 25 & 26) will feature over 60 sessions of presentations and interactive workshops that will cover a variety of topics related to improving quality across the continuum of care.
We use WebEx to host webinars and info calls because it's great for sharing documents and facilitating interaction between presenters and participants. If you are new to WebEx, here is handy guide to help you get started.
The Forum’s main two days of programming (February 25 & 26) will feature over 60 sessions of presentations and interactive workshops that will cover a variety of topics related to improving quality across the continuum of care. Plenary presentations and a debate will bring participants together to learn, to be entertained and to be inspired. This year, for the first time, two special field trips will provide attendees with an immersive, interactive experience that will give them a new perspective on quality. And on February 24 the event hosts two full-day pre-Forum sessions and Health Talks – a fun evening event where eight speakers tell us their hopes for health care.
The Quality Forum is a tremendous opportunity to reach hundreds of people who are passionate about improving the quality and safety of health care. It hosts physicians, nurses and other clinicians as well as quality improvement professionals, policy makers, senior leaders, board members and patients. The event has sold out in each of its four years – growing by over 70 percent and reaching 750 participants at Quality Forum 2015. This year we expect over 900 participants!
The Quality Forum has become an irreplaceable event for anyone passionate about improving the quality and safety of health care. It hosts physicians, nurses and other clinicians as well as quality improvement professionals, policy makers, senior leaders, board members and patients. The event has sold out in each of its three years – growing by 70 percent over that time and reaching over 700 participants at Quality Forum 2014. Quality Forum 2015 is a valuable opportunity for your organization to connect with a highly diverse health care audience. Numerous sponsorship and exhibitor options are available – choose yours today.
The BC Patient Safety & Quality Council and the University of British Columbia eHealth Strategy Office partnered to explore how social media can be applied in the BC context for improving the quality of health care and patient safety.
The Quality Academy is a professional development program delivered over six months. Participants attend five in-person residency sessions and lead a quality project within their organizations. Participants receive support during the program through webinars and from an assigned mentor. Fore more info, visit https://bcpsqc.ca/learning/quality-academy/
Call for Less Antipsychotics in Residential Care Initiative in British Columbia - 50% overall reduction in antipsychotics by December 31, 2015.
Clinical Care Management (CCM) is a partnership between the Ministry of Health, health authorities, and the BC Patient Safety & Quality Council. CCM aims to ensure patients receive high quality, evidence-informed care by embedding continuous clinical improvement into everyday practice across the health system.
NSQIP in British Columbia has expanded dramatically since two hospitals started the program in 2006. The initial period saw a growth in the number of participating hospitals from those 2 to 25 in 2014. BC’s NSQIP sites responded to the challenge of reacting in a timely manner to their initial data and have worked towards improving patient care across all areas of surgery. In these past three and a half years, gains have been made in several areas that have improved patient outcomes, reduced complications and saved lives.