Wed, September 28, 2016

2016 Health Links Leadership Summit
An invitational conference hosted by Health Quality Ontario bringing leaders in Health Links together to share ideas on how to implement the Advanced Health Links Model for patients with multiple conditions and complex needs.

Quality Improvement Conference

Thu, October 20, 2016

Health Quality Transformation 2016
Now accepting abstracts. Learn more.

HQO Conferences

Fri, November 4, 2016

Ontario Surgical Quality Conference 2016
A professional forum to connect and learn with colleagues who share a commitment to surgical quality. Discover how collaborative teamwork, data and quality improvement can drive change.

Quality Improvement Conferences




Thursday, June 16, 2016

Health Models That Work: Addressing Inequities and Disparities in Indigenous Health
Learn how to accelerate improvement using models that are working to address inequities and disparities for Indigenous populations in Ontario.

Quality Rounds Ontario

Thursday, May 19, 2016
12:00pm - 1:00pm

Evaluating Health Links in Ontario

Learn about the successes and challenges of Health Links in Ontario

Quality Rounds Ontario

Thursday, April 28, 2016
12:00pm - 1:00pm

Emergency Department Return Visit Quality Program webcast

The Emergency Department (ED) Return Visit Quality Program is a new initiative from the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC) and managed by Health Quality Ontario (HQO)

Emergency Department Return Visit Quality Program

Thursday, April 7, 2016
12:00pm - 1:00pm

Using personalized reports to fuel quality care

Learn about how personalized reports can inform quality care

Quality Rounds Ontario

Friday, March 22, 2016
12:00 p.m.- 1:00 p.m.

Choosing Wisely Canada: from national movement to local action

Appreciate the epidemic of overuse in the healthcare system

Quality Rounds Ontario

Friday, January 29, 2016
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Lessons Learned on Health Equity from Scotland – Story of the Early Development Instrument

Discover lessons learned from the implementation of an internationally validated tool to monitor child development in Scotland

Quality Rounds Ontario

Thursday, January 14th 2016
12:00 p.m – 1:00 p.m

A Data Driven Approach to Improving Health System Performance

Learn how data warehouses are supporting quality improvement in Ottawa.

Quality Rounds Ontario

December 2015

Supporting Quality Improvement through Measuring and Reporting Performance of the Health Care System in New South Wales, Australia

Hosted at St. Michael’s Hospital, this session discussed how measurement and reporting are being used to support quality improvement initiatives in New South Wales and lessons learned in the Ontario context

Quality Rounds Ontario

November 6th 2015

Ontario Surgical Quality Conference 2015

On November 6, 2015 Health Quality Ontario hosted the first Surgical Quality Improvement Conference, an opportunity for surgical teams from across Ontario to come together, share ideas and learn from others who are working towards improved surgical outcomes for Ontarians.

Quality Improvement Conferences

October 14th 2015

Health Quality Transformation 2015

As Canada’s largest annual conference on health care quality, the day was our biggest yet featuring over 25 unique breakout sessions, six Lunch and Learn workshops as well as partner exhibitors, and posters from research happening across the province.

HQO Conferences

Thursday, June 11th 2015

How Can Ontario do a Better Job of Investigating and Reporting Critical Incidents in Hospitals? Recommendations from the review of the Quality of Care Information Protection Act (QCIPA)

Hosted at Providence Care, this session will explore QCIPA and the approach taken by the QCIPA Review Committee to developing recommendations for how the Act could be improved.

Quality Rounds Ontario

Monday, May 11th 2015

New developments and research in patient safety in the past year

Hosted at Mount Sinai Hospital, this session discussed the latest research and recent developments in patient safety, and their implications for quality improvement in Ontario.

Quality Rounds Ontario

May 11, 2015

Health Equity as a Critical Dimension of Quality

Hosted at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre, this session discussed the principles of equity, why it is an important dimension of quality, and what we know about it related to health care.

Quality Rounds Ontario

April 23rd 2015

Patient Safety and Quality Improvement - Building Capability to Meet Current Challenges

Hosted at North York General Hospital, this session addressed the progress of quality improvement in Ontario since the 2004 publication of Ross Baker and Peter Norton’s seminal report on patient safety and health care errors in Canada.

Quality Rounds Ontario

November 20th 2014

Health Quality Transformation 2014

On November 20th, Health Quality Ontario hosted Health Quality Transformation 2014.

HQO Conferences

March 4th 2014

Failure Conference 2014

On March 4, 2014, Health Quality Ontario and Women’s College Hospital hosted Failure: Facing it, Embracing it, Learning from it.

HQO Conferences

November 21st 2013

Health Quality Transformation 2013

On November 21, Health Quality Ontario hosted Health Quality Transformation 2013.

HQO Conferences