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QBP Connect

Quality–based procedures (QBPs) are specific groups of patient services that offer opportunities for health care providers to share best practices that will allow the system to achieve even better quality and system efficiencies.

QBP Connect is your source for evidence-based tools and resources to support the adoption of quality based procedures.

Tools and Resources

Read the Ontario Hospital Association's toolkit to support QBP implementation.

Access information about your hospital’s current performance related to QBPs at the Health Data Branch Web Portal

To add tools or resources or to find more information, please email us at

Community of Practice

Participate in this community to discuss best practices, share ideas for improvement and discover innovative approaches to adopting quality-based procedures. Members meet every other month via webinar and gain exclusive access to resources from peers.

Membership is open to anyone involved or interested in adopting quality-based procedures.

If you have questions about this community of practice, please contact

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QBP Adoption Webinar



May 24, 2018
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m

Health Quality Ontario has created a quality standard for heavy menstrual bleeding to inform clinicians, organizations and patients on what high-quality health care for people living with this condition should look like. Geared towards primary care and community-based providers, this webinar will discuss the Heavy Menstrual Bleeding Quality Standard and its alignment with the Hysterectomy Quality-Based Procedure Clinical Handbook.

Health Quality Ontario (HQO) is pleased to invite healthcare providers across Ontario to attend this webinar to hear from Dr. Catherine Caron, a Family Practice Physician from The Ottawa Hospital, and Dr. Adrian Brown, Obstetrician-Gynaecologist at North York General Hospital in Toronto, Ontario. Dr. Caron is co-chair of the Advisory Committee for the HMB Quality Standard. Dr. Brown is co-chair of the Advisory Committee for the HMB Quality Standard and co-chair of the Hysterectomy QBP Advisory Group

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June 21, 2018
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Low Risk Birth Quality Based Procedure- Clinical Recommendations

The Provincial Council for Maternal and Child Health (PCMCH) and Health Quality Ontario (HQO) are pleased to invite healthcare professionals across Ontario to attend a webinar to hear Dr. Georgina Wilcock, Obstetrician/Gynecologist, The Scarborough Hospital, Professor, University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, and PCMCH Low Risk Birth QBP Expert Panel member, discuss the clinical recommendations of this QBP.

This webinar will provide an overview of the QBP and will review the clinical recommendations. This webinar will the first of a series with upcoming webinars focusing on implementation supports and QBP funding.

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Our Partners

Health Quality Ontario would like to thank all of our partners who generously shared their resources. The inclusion of such a wide variety of tools, supports, presentations, video material and websites makes this QBP adoption resource centre a valuable tool for providers and organizations that are working to improve the quality of care they deliver.

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