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Health Quality Council: 2017 Public Meeting

October 17, 2017

On May 16, 2017 the Health Quality Council hosted a public meeting at TCU Place in Saskatoon. More than 50 interested citizens and patient advisors took part in the afternoon session. Board Chair Dr. Susan Shaw, Vice-Chair Dr. Dennis Kendel, and Board Member Dr. Werner Oberholzer discussed improvement efforts currently underway in Saskatchewan, including patient- and family-centred care; improving patient flow across the health system; building improvement capability among health care leaders and providers; and, measuring health system performance.

The three also talked about new, emerging work, including accountable care in hospital and the community; patient-oriented research; a new quality improvement training program for doctors and other clinicians; and the recently launched Choosing Wisely Saskatchewan Network. Following the presentation, attendees had the opportunity to ask questions of the HQC board.

HQC presentation: 00:00 – 38:27

Q and A session: 38:27 – 1:09:14