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.
Full descriptions of all award nominees can be found in the 3M Health Care Quality Team Awards Executive Summaries booklet.
For more information on all of our awards, please visit our awards nomination page.
Programs and Processes in an Acute Care Hospital Environment
2015 Recipient: Evolving Care Systems: The hemodialysis renewal project, a co-location model for change - St. Paul's Hospital, Providence Health Care
St. Paul’s Hospital, a teaching facility within Providence Health Care, Vancouver, houses a 46-station hemodialysis unit serving 300 patients, on average, three times per week. The unit undertook a transformational care model redesign which improved outcomes and reduced costs.
Programs and Processes in a Non-acute Environment
2015 Recipient: My Care My Voice: ICCS initiative to improve care for complex patients by providing a “Voice to the Patient” - Nova Scotia Health Authority
My Voice is a customer value-based initiative to remove wait times, improve early engagement and enhance health outcomes for patients with complex chronic conditions and multimorbidities . These patients require a range of health services that often result in higher costs and poor care experiences associated with lack of timely and relevant access to care. The My Care My Voice model and methodology was developed to address these problems in chronic disease management.
For more information about My Care My Voice: ICCS initiative to improve care for complex patients by providing a “Voice to the Patient”, view our 2015 Leading Practices booklet.
Please see our most recent recipients listed below. Full biography's are available in our Leading Practices booklets.Programs and processes in an acute care hospital environment
2014, Mount Sinai Hospital
2013, Vancouver Coastal Health
2012, North York General Hospital
2011, St. Michael’s Hospital
2010, IWK Health Centre
2009, Trillium Health Centre
Programs and processes in a non-acute environment
2014, Island Health
2013, Capital Health, QEII Health Sciences Centre
2012, Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital, Alberta Health Services
2011, Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network
2010, Sunnybrook’s Holland Orthopaedic and Arthritic Centre
2009, Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences