As part of the Health Quality Council's ongoing commitment to share knowledge, best practices, and innovative ideas, we are pleased to offer QI Power Hour, a free monthly webinar series that delves into a variety of topics related to quality improvement.
Join us each month to learn about quality improvement and connect with other like-minded learners in Saskatchewan, Canada, and abroad! Our webinars bring together improvers from a variety of sectors interested in learning about leading and supporting quality improvement efforts in health and health care.
July’s QI Power Hour features two Saskatchewan organizations focused on supporting older adults and senior care, Saskatchewan Seniors Mechanism and the Saskatoon Council on Aging.
In this session, participants can expect an introduction to how health and wellness is connected to the lands and waters First Nations occupy.
This session will introduce you to the concept of program evaluation and shares resources to help you get started evaluating your own programs.
Doug Campbell from the Saskatchewan Health Authority shares how driver diagrams can be used to solve complex problems as well as how to determine a measurement framework from a driver diagram.
Diane Rousson from the Winnipeg Boldness Project shares how social innovation tools that are rooted in Indigenous wisdom are being used to help to research and develop strategies to improve wellbeing in Winnipeg’s Point Douglas Community.
Brandon Bennett provides an introduction to the knowledge needed to improve systemic outcomes, how that knowledge is used in practice, and how measurement is connected to the improvement journey.
Kevin Hayes and Scott Wells from Data For Good Regina talk about what Data For Good is, who they help, and how you can get involved.
Going back to basics, we unpack the three questions of the Model for Improvement, its components and how it can be applied in the human services field.
Dr. Gary Groot and HQC’s Patrick Falastein share how teams at the SHA, U of S and HQC came together to evaluate COVID vaccine roll-outs using a rapid feedback mechanism.
Randal Bell discusses the Alberta Health Services’ (AHS) Indigenous Patient Journey Projects: Cycles of Trauma and Crisis to capture the voice of lived experience.
In honour of National Indigenous History Month and National Indigenous Peoples Day, Brad Bellegarde shares his knowledge on how to strengthen relationships with Indigenous communities.
In this session, our speakers discuss the differences between simple, complicated, and complex problems and discover how you can best tackle them.
The University of Saskatchewan’s Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization (VIDO) has been a leader in COVID-19 research and development since the emergence of SARS-CoV-2. Dr. Volker Gerdts talks about VIDO’s COVID-19 response and more.
Carol Fancott and Jessie Checkley from Healthcare Excellence Canada talk about the Essential Together program as well as the importance of differentiating between visitors and essential care partners.
Have you heard about http://onessmallstepsk.ca? Gregg Bamford, Katelyn Roberts, and Alice Kuipers share the story of this innovative website that connects potential donors to non-profits.
In this session Jennifer Klatt talks about the power of an effective coaching conversation.
Learn more about the Clinical Quality Improvement Program and how Saskatchewan is building clinician capability for leading quality improvement (QI).
HQC’s Glenda Beauchamp talks about the ladder of inference and how to climb it safely to avoid misunderstandings.
Knowledge Keeper Lyndon J Linklater is a powerful story teller that utilizes First Nation teachings that involve knowledge of ceremonies and mixes humour to deliver a poignant message.
Learning campaigns are a way to break down big ideas into bite-sized pieces. A learning campaign consists of lessons, resources and activities, delivered in small (“micro-learning”) chunks over a defined period of time.
In this QI Power Hour, we cover some considerations and tools to support building trust with teams in a virtual environment
In this QI Power Hour we look at ways of managing this shift from in-person to remote learning.
This webinar delineates the foundational elements of mental health and wellbeing and explores ways to develop, adapt and maintain personal wellbeing.
In this Working Remotely webinar series, we discuss how to run virtual meetings more effectively.
In this webinar, we share some free online tools that may assist you in a remote environment. During this webinar, we created a space for our community to discuss some of the challenges they are facing in this new work environment, as well as explore how members have designed their work environment to respond to these challenges.
This session explores how agencies can make a difference using experiences-based service design. Nicola shared some of the experiences that contributed to the transformation of a women’s refuge, and the founding of a unique centre of co-located human services in Christchurch, New Zealand.
This session discusses Health Networks and the experience of uncoordinated care, tailored network teams and next steps in the development of Health Networks.
This Power Hour goes into the integration of citizen science, community-based participatory research, and systems science through ubiquitous tools to conduct population health research in the digital age.
This session talks about the Saskatoon Poverty Reduction Partnership’s 12 Bold Ideas to Eliminate Poverty in Saskatoon and how QI methods were used to inform their work.
In this webinar you will learn about the SPRP’s 12 Bold Ideas to Eliminate Poverty and take a closer look at how methods of QI were modified to collect and map system sectors. You will also learn about the role that evaluation played in the creation of the ideas and the continued monitoring and analysis and the complexity of the solutions.
The foundation of making any change initiative work in the long-term is our ability to talk through the issues, concerns, emotions, and possibilities – together. Learn how to have brave, honest conversations with others in this session.
This session explores the transferable aspects of the change model, values, and approaches that proved successful within the BC Child and Youth Mental Heath and Substance Use Collaborative.
This session helps with selecting measures, as well as understanding perspectives that team members may be bring to your measurement discussion.
Explore the wide range of factors, other than health care, that influence health. This power hour goes over the “Social Determinants” of Health, as well as the fundamentals of upstream thinking.
Graphic facilitation is not an art class. It’s about using visual methods to enrich communication and understanding. This session, covers some basic techniques to get you started. Grab a marker and paper – this session is very hands-on!
In this power hour Dr. Bevan talks about change and improvement in a world that is changing fast
This webinar has Doug Campbell go over his learnings and reflections on Untethered Exploration’s framework for learning, how this framework supports accelerated self-improvement and yields better teams in relation to his astronaut training.
Hear what Saskatchewan’s ED Waits and Patient Flow Initiative team has learned along their journey on how to improve patient care.
Learn all about QI in this session with DR. Chris Hayes as he goes over qi strategies, the Highly Adoptable model, and utilizing tools for improvement strategies.
This webinar talks about the creation of Hub tables across the province, valuable lessons learned, and how Hub tables might evolve and improve as integrated services become the new normal for communities.
Learn all about the Clinical Quality Improvement Program (CQIP), what makes it special, and get insight into the CQIP experience.
This session is all about the drama triangle. Learn from Sheryl Mills on what exactly the drama triangle is and how to get off of it.
Learn how innovative programs around the world are working across sectors — including education, justice, and social services — to improve health and wellbeing.
In this session found out what administrative data can tell us about high-need, high-cost patients in Saskatchewan.
This session goes over the development of the overarching strategy guiding the Connected Care work, as well as examples of on-the-ground implementation challenges and successes, both in hospitals as well as community settings.
This session covers the story of Q; where it has come from and what Q members are trying to accomplish in the UK.
Hear how Scotland is organising for Quality Improvement at scale. This session talks about the framework for high impact leadership created by the Institute of Healthcare Improvement to reflect on key components that have helped Scotland in its journey.
This session covers selecting the correct type of control chart based upon the type of data you have
and walks you through how to create a control chart in Microsoft Excel.
Learn how to stimulate yourself, and others, to be creative by learning about the differences in the mental process used for everyday thinking versus creative thinking; and applying the selected tools to generate creative ideas, alone or in groups.
This power explores Health System Modeling. Learn how we have used System Modeling in the Saskatchewan healthcare system to date to help inform strategic planning to reduce wait times in the Emergency Departments, including how it has challenged us to take a truly systematic approach to address this issue.
Identifying and understanding variation to help get continuous quality improvement efforts. This session builds on the March 2017 QI Power Hour which covered foundational concepts of variation and its importance to quality improvement work.
In this session, learn about the ADKAR model and how to manage change using the principles in this model.
This webinar will show you how leadership starts and ends with culture. The ‘Argus Tribe’ culture is something you will want to learn about.
This first session in a multi-part series that will introduce you to foundational concepts regarding variation and quality improvement.
Explore the work of Kegan and Lahey’s 7 languages. In this webinar, we look at how groups communicate, and how this can hinder or help changing our culture.
This session touches on some of the latest knowledge on how design tools and methods can be used to foster innovation. In this webinar, we explore how we can partner with the people we are designing for to create innovative solutions.