The Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance, in it’s commitment to quality and patient safety strongly supports the public reporting of patient safety indicators, as mandated by the Government of Ontario. Patient Safety indicators are an important part of the continuous quality improvement process and are used by hospitals to track incident rates, identify areas for improvement, and set action plans for improvement. The Ontario Government recently introduced legislation requiring
Ontario hospitals to publicly reports on 8 patient safety indicators.
The indicators include:
Clostidium Difficile (c-diff)
Hospital Standardized Mortality Rate (HSMR)
Methicillin Resistent Staphylcoccus aureus (MRSA)
Vancomycin Resistant Enterococci (VRE)
Ventilator Associated Pneumonia
Central Line Infections
Surgical Site Infections
Hand Hygiene Compliance
This information will be updated on a monthly basis. To learn more about patient safety indicators, visit http://www.health.gov.on.ca/.