This video was showcased at the Annual Institute for Healthcare Improvement Conference in Orlando, Florida in 2010 as a part of a series profiling organizations doing innovative work in patient safety and quality improvement. The Centre was the only non-US organization spotlighted in the series and was chosen based on our work in building capacity and engaging faculty in patient safety efforts.
Dr. Coffey led the SickKids site in the multicentre study to improve patient safety by reducing communcation-related medical errors through improved provider-to-provider communication through using the I-PASS Handoff Bundle. Implementation of the bundle was associated with a 23% decrease in the incidence of medical errors and 30% decrease in injuries due to medical errors.
Amani Oakley of the law firm Oakley & Oakley has generously provided C-QuIPS with a $50,000 donation to support patient safety research. This donation came from a medical malpractice settlement involving injuries and unnecessary operations on a large number of women by an individual gynecologist. This donation will be used to support work led by Dr. Chaim Bell. Read more...
Congratulations to Ross on this new exciting role.
The Centre was awarded the 2010-2011 Colin Woolf Award for Excellence in Course Coordination for the 2010-2011 Certificate in Patient Safety and Quality Improvement.
Congratulations to Dr. Etchells and the rest of the planning committee.
©2012 Gustavo Toledo Photography.
Dr. Ed Etchells (Former Associate Director, C-QuIPS) left, Dr. Dimitri Anastakis (Interim Vice-Dean, Continuing Education & Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto) right.
Dr. Trey Coffey and the multi-site IPASS Study, published in NEJM, are featured on Global:
SickKids hospital using new tool to reduce medical errors
Read the article on Global
Dr. Trey Coffey and Brian Wong are featured in The Globe and Mail article:
Conversations key to patients’ health in handover processes
Read the article in The Globe and Mail
Dr. Chaim Bell and Dr. Kaveh Shojania are featured in the Toronto Star article:
Chance of dying in hospital on weekend higher — but why?
Read the article in The Toronto Star
Dr. Chris Parshuram, Director of Paediatric Patient Safety Research, C-QuIPS, is featured in the Vancouver Sun article: