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​​​The following presentations were delivered at Safer Healthcare Now! Day, 2010.  Please click the links below to learn what others have been saying about patient safety and quality improvement.


  • Hear the future direction for Safer Healthcare Now!
  • Rapid Fire presentations from faculty
  • Learn about launched Getting Started Kits on:
  • Controlling Superbugs
  • Preventing Falls
  • Medication Reconciliation in Home Care
  • Acquire strategies for success in challenging times

Date: April 12, 2010
Location: Toronto, ON
Session Presenter
Hugh MacLeod, CEO, CPSI
Rapid Fire and Awards – Part 1
1.  Falls
Cynthia Majewski
Sherissa Microys & Paule Bernier
3.  ​Central Line Infections Sherissa Microys & Paule Bernier
4.  Controlling Superbugs Paige Reason
5.  Surgical Site Infection Claude Laflamme
New Knowledge with high impact! - Skin Prep Changes in the OR Rabih Darouiche, MD
Positive Deviance in Action Dr. Michael Gardam
Going Beyond Islands of Excellence Joe McCannon, Tanis Rollefstad
Catch a Glimpse! - Safer Healthcare Now! Web Based Submission Demo Seth Rudin and Virginia Flintoft
An Innovative Perspective Towards Improving Patient Care:  Local and International Learnings Joe McCannon
Preventing Falls – New Getting Started Kit! Heather McConnell
Handling the Challenges: Safe Surgery Saves Lives Checklist Bryce Taylor and Gillian Gravely
Medication Reconciliation in Home Care - the New Getting Started Kit! Debbie Conrad, Margaret Colquhoun and Catherine Butler
Rapid Fire and Awards – Part 2
1.  Acute Myocardial Infarction Dannie Currie
2.  Medication Reconciliation in Acute and Long-term Care Margaret Colquhoun
3.  Medication Reconciliation in Home Care Debbie Conrad
4.  Rapid Response Teams Sherissa Microys & Paul Bernier
5.  Venous Thromboembolism William Geerts & Lynn Riley