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Measurement and Patient Safety Metrics


Wednesday, March 13th, 2013


  • Canadian Patient Safety Institute
  • University of Toronto

Guest Speakers:

  • Dr. Peter Norton, MD PhD, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Family Medicine, University of Calgary, Board member of the Health Quality Council of Alberta Principal Investigator of the Canadian Adverse Event Study Founding member of Safer Healthcare Now!


Virginia Flintoft and Alexandru Titeu

Purpose of the Call is to: 

  1. Understand the importance of measurement in driving improvement
  2. Introduce Patient Safety Metrics: a cloud-based tool for data collection and performance monitoring.
  3. Demonstrate new auditing tools designed to reduce the burden of measurement
  4. Outline the application of Patient Safety Metrics beyond Safer Healthcare Now!