The Excellence through Quality Improvement Project (E-QIP) has announced its lineup of presenters and panelists for its upcoming free virtual conference, Quality Improvement Innovations: Understand-Pivot-Change, set for Tuesday, April 13.
This virtual conference will bring together agencies to highlight projects and innovations, and will feature presentations and discussions on quality improvement in the mental health and addictions sector in Ontario. Key themes and related sessions include:
1. Using Client Experience Data to Improve Care
- Patient Experience Measurement for Quality Care in Ontario Featuring Dr. Gail Dobell, Ontario Health
- Using OPOC Data as a Springboard for Equity-Focused Quality Improvement Featuring Derek Chechak, Shandy van de Light & PhebeAnn Wolframe-Smith, Provincial System Support Program, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
- Improving Clinical Services Using Client Feedback Featuring Heather Elliott, Addiction Services of Thames Valley
2. Virtual Care during the COVID-19 Pandemic
- Counselling Connect – Counseling on connecte Featuring Natalie Duchesne, Counselling Connect | Counseling on connecte
- VCES Data: The Virtual Reality at CMHA Halton Region Branch Featuring Ed Castro, Megan McNeil & Angela Gaetano, Canadian Mental Health Association, Halton Region Branch
3. Using Data to move towards Equitable Care for All
- Equitable Care for All Featuring Angela Robertson, Parkdale Queen West Community Health Centre
- Understanding and Delivering Equitable Care: Collection of Sociodemographic Data in Ontario Featuring Maria Papadimitriou, Ontario Health
For more information on these presentations and speakers, networking sessions, poster presentations, and more, visit www.e-qip.ca/eqipconf2021/.
E-QIP is a partnership initiative between Addictions and Mental Health Ontario (AMHO), the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Ontario and Ontario Health (formerly Health Quality Ontario). The partnership has been expanded to include working closely with the Centre of Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)’s Provincial Support System Program (PSSP). Its objectives are to support community mental health and addiction agencies by increasing the understanding of quality in mental health and addiction care, working towards improvement in key domains of quality, increasing sector-wide quality improvement learning and mentorship, and highlighting promising quality improvement practices. Learn more at www.e-qip.ca.