By Andrew Wray, Director, Learning & Strategic Initiatives The Quality Academy is a six-month professional development program designed for improvement leaders from all sectors of the health care system. Over the course of five residency sessions, participants build their knowledge, skills and confidence in the core components of improving care while applying the concepts to… Read more »
Monthly Archives:: April 2012
Dr. Ruth Anderson is Virginia Stone Professor of Nursing and a Senior Fellow in the Duke University Center for Aging and Human Development. Ruth delivered the third plenary presentation at Quality Forum 2012. Watch her performance here.
Helen Bevan is director of service transformation at the NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement. On March 8, 2012, Helen delivered the first plenary presentation at Quality Forum 2012. She spoke about organizational energy and how it drives high performance. Watch her performance here.
Dr. Kishore Visvanathan is head of urology for the Saskatoon Health Region and clinical professor, College of Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan. On March 8, 2012, Kishore delivered the fourth plenary presentation at Quality Forum 2012. Watch his performance here.
Helen Bevan thinks so. She’s the chief of service transformation at the NHS Institute for Innovation & Improvement. In the 15 years she has been in her role, Helen has studied organizational behaviours within the health care system and helped to implement large-scale changes to improve care for millions of patients. Read about her visit to the Quality Forum, where she delivered three presentations, here.
Damon Ramsey is a 25-year-old medical student and founder of Healthism.com – an interactive health technology company. He envisioned how Steve Jobs would tackle health care technology. Watch his presentation here.
Alissa Sadler is the Social Media Manager at Signals Design Group. Her health care hope was that we continue to leverage online tools to collaborate and build communities around health and towards a better health care system. Watch her presentation here.
Doug Cochrane is the chair and provincial patient safety & quality officer of the BC Patient Safety & Quality Council. Doug’s experience in health care and dedication to improving health care delivery was very evident. His presentation was timed perfectly as he described his hope: better team work within the health care system. Watch his presentation here.