Search below for the quality standard; the guide for patients; an information brief demonstrating why the quality standard is needed; quality improvement tools and resources; and performance indicators to help clinicians and organizations track their progress against the standard.
Know what quality care looks like, based on evidence and expert consensus
Patients: know what to ask for in your care
System-wide and regional requirements to help health care professionals and organizations meet the standards
Quality improvement tools and resources for health care professionals, including an action plan template. For best results, please view the Guide on your desktop using Adobe Reader
Share why this standard was created and the data behind it, to get the support you need to put it into practice
Identify where there are gaps in care in your region, to inform resource planning and improvement efforts
See the technical specifications for the indicators within the quality standard
We have prepared a summary of the public feedback we received for this quality standard. If you would like a copy of this report, please email us at QualityStandards@HQOntario.ca.
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