The public reporting of our Quality Improvement Plan (QIP), required by the Ontario Government's Excellent Care for All Act, helps us meet our communities' expectations regarding quality, patient safety and accountability.
Our QIP helps us drive performance and enhance patient care through focused targets and actions related to five specific dimensions of quality: care that is accessible, integrated, safe, effective and patient-centred. It helps us to continually find new and better ways of doing things to enhance care, increase satisfaction and achieve better clinical outcomes for our patients. With this plan, we are able to clearly see targeted areas for improvement, charting our progress as we move forward and helping to ensure we continue to create a positive patient experience while delivering high quality health care.
Aligned with system and provincial priorities, the QIP has Board oversight and is reviewed regularly, throughout the year. Its development included input from many stakeholders, including patients.
The 2016-2017 QIP for Sinai Health System articulates the priorities for both Mount Sinai Hospital and Bridgepoint Active Healthcare and is made up of: