Archive: Ferbruary 11, 2021
The Canadian Quality and Patient Safety Framework webinar is now available as a recorded session. Watch the recorded session below on YouTube.
Thank you for your patience and looking forward to sharing how leaders are using the Framework to align the country on five goals for quality, safe care.
*The English webinar is available online.
Join us Thursday, February 11, at 10am MT/ 12pm ET, where French-speaking panelists will share how we can all work together to accelerate quality and patient safety across Canadian health systems by focusing on five goals for safe, quality care. Patients and families, health teams, policymakers, board members and health leaders will not want to miss this engaging panel featuring the Canadian Patient Safety Institute (CPSI), Health Standards Organization (HSO) and other health leaders.
Every patient deserves safe, quality care. And yet, patient safety incidents are the third leading cause of death in Canada. How do we prevent avoidable harm to patients when our healthcare system is vast, complex, and under tremendous pressures? We need clear, collective action.
Attendees will leave the session motivated with new ideas of stakeholders across Canada are already using the newly published Canadian Quality and Patient Safety (CQPS) Framework, and custom Action Guides.
Let's join forces to create better health for all.
Amy Pack is a Senior Program Manager at the Canadian Patient Safety Institute with a demonstrated history in the healthcare industry promoting patient safety through policy impact initiatives. As a member of the Strategic Partnerships & Priorities team, she champions authentic collaborations with patients and other key stakeholders to achieve safe quality healthcare for all people in Canada.
Hélène Campbell is a patient Engagement Lead with Health Standards Organization who assists in enabling meaningful, purposeful and effective partnerships with patients and helps facilitate/lead the co-design of Accreditation Canada's products in partnership with patients and caregivers. Her passion for partnership helps her build relationships with people across Canada and around the world. Twitter: @alungstory
Dr. Valérie Gideon is a member of the Mi'kmaq Nation of Gesgapegiag, Quebec and a proud mother of two young girls.
She currently holds the position of Associate Deputy Minister of Indigenous Services Canada. From 2018-2020, she was the Senior Assistant Deputy Minister, First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB), Indigenous Services Canada. From 2012-17, Valerie held the position of Assistant Deputy Minister, Regional Operations, Health Canada. In 2011-2012, she was Director General, Strategic Policy, Planning and Analysis at FNIHB. From 2007-2010, she held the position of Regional Director for First Nations and Inuit Health, Ontario Region, Health Canada.
Prior to working at Health Canada, her experience consisted mainly of working in First Nations health advocacy as Senior Director of Health and Social Development at the Assembly of First Nations and Director of the First Nations Centre at the National Aboriginal Health Organization. She was named Chair of the Aboriginal Peoples' Health Research Peer Review Committee of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research in 2004.
She graduated from McGill University (Montreal) in 2000 with a Doctorate degree (Dean's List) in Communications (dissertation pertaining to telehealth and citizen empowerment). She previously completed a Masters of Arts in 1996 at McGill. She is a founding member of the Canadian Society of Telehealth and former Board member of the National Capital Region YMCA/YWCA.