Quality, Safety and Improvement

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The Quality, Safety and Improvement (QSI) portfolio works to create, support and sustain systems that enable integrated quality and safety at the patient/health-care provider interface. Comprised of five integrated programs, QSI supports local quality improvement and enhances the culture of safety across Island Health organization. The five programs are: Quality, Patient Safety, Infection Prevention and Control, Antimicrobial Stewardship and Clinical Risk.

QSI is organized with the Medicine, Quality and Academic Affairs portfolio

Section 51 Learning Module

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QSI Resources for Medical Staff  (*intranet log-in required)

Accreditation Canada

BC Patient Safety & Quality Council

Canadian Medical Protective Association apology legislation

Canadian Patient Safety Institute

*Disclosure procedure

Institute for Healthcare Improvement

*Patient Care Quality Office 

*Patient Safety Learning System

Physician Quality Improvement

*Quality Improvement Registry

*Quality Structures

Island Health's Quality Structure