3M Health Care Quality Team Awards

This award recognizes three important elements: innovation, quality and teamwork. 3M Canada Company encourages institutions and healthcare providers to embrace quality management by developing innovative approaches that bring about sustainable improvement.

Selection Committee - Quality Improvement Initiative(s) Across A Health System

Selection Committee - Quality Improvement Initiative(s) Within An Organization

Full descriptions of all award nominees can be found in the 3M Health Care Quality Team Awards Executive Summaries booklet. 




Quality Improvement Initiative(s) Across a Health System: London Health Sciences Centre

Quality Improvement Initiative(s) Within an Organization: University Health Network (UHN)


Quality Improvement Initiative(s) Across a Health System

2018 Recipient: Putting Patients at the Heart: A Seamless Journey for Cardiac Surgery Patients

Trillium Health Partners and Saint Elizabeth Health Care

 

   

 

Responding to feedback about fragmented care on discharge, limited access to home care, demand for more hospital beds, and a need to reduce emergency department readmissions, Trillium Health Partners and Saint Elizabeth Health Care recreated the patient journey by seamlessly coordinating services around the needs of the patient through standardized post-operative care pathways, providing one team, 24/7 telephone line, community care, and an integrated health record.

 


Quality Improvement Initiative(s) Within an Organization

2018 Recipient: "Getting the Care I Need, When I Need it" : Group Visit Empower Changes in Priority Areas Across Primary Health Care System
Primary Health Care

 


The “Getting the care I need, when I need it” initiative is a novel Primary Health Care strategy to support the priority needs of patients, communities and Nova Scotians.



Past Recipients

Please see our most recent recipients listed below. Full biography's are available in our Celebrating Leading Practices booklets.

Quality Improvement Initiative(s) Across a Health System 

2017, London Health Sciences Centre
2016, Mississauga Halton LHIN 
2015, Providence Health Care
2014, Mount Sinai Hospital
2013, Vancouver Coastal Health
2012, North York General Hospital
2011, St. Michael’s Hospital  

Quality Improvement Initiative(s) Within an Organization 

2017, University Health Network
2016, BC Cancer Agency and Provincial Health Services Authority
2015, Nova Scotia Health Authority
2014, Island Health
2013, Capital Health, QEII Health Sciences Centre
2012, Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital, Alberta Health Services
2011, Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network