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Indicators & Change Ideas

Are you looking to improve the issues facing today’s health care system?

 

Explore the quality indicators being tracked by health care organizations in Ontario through Quality Improvement Plans (QIPs), and evidence-based change ideas to help improve them. Connect with others to share your experiences and ideas of your own.

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7-day post-hospital discharge follow-up

Supporting effective transitions within Ontario’s health care system helps to provide the best outcomes for patients as they move through the different levels of care. Primary care follow-up after a hospitalization has been shown to provide better continuity of care and reduce readmissions to hospitals for patients with multiple conditions or complex needs.

Visit Health Quality Ontario’s Indicator Library to view how to measure timely access to a primary care provider:

  • For family health teams, click here
  • For community health centres, Aboriginal health access centres, and nurse practitioner-led clinics, click here

Key resources:

Change Ideas

Improved communication between hospital and primary care providers

  • Establish data sharing agreements between hospital and community partners to enable electronic notifications when patients are admitted to hospital
    eNotifications by OntarioMD

7-day post-hospital discharge follow-up

Supporting effective transitions within Ontario’s health care system helps to provide the best outcomes for patients as they move through the different levels of care. Primary care follow-up after a hospitalization has been shown to provide better continuity of care and reduce readmissions to hospitals for patients with multiple conditions or complex needs.

Visit Health Quality Ontario’s Indicator Library to view how to measure timely access to a primary care provider:

  • For family health teams, click here
  • For community health centres, Aboriginal health access centres, and nurse practitioner-led clinics, click here

Key resources:

Change Ideas

Improved communication between hospital and primary care providers

  • Establish data sharing agreements between hospital and community partners to enable electronic notifications when patients are admitted to hospital
    eNotifications by OntarioMD