Concurrent Sessions

C7 Reflections on Health Equity in the 2016/17 Quality Improvement Plans (QIPs)

Theme 7. Clinical innovations to address equity

Presentation Details

  • Date: 10/17/2016
  • Concurrent Session C
  • Time: 4:30pm – 5:15pm
  • Room: Pier 4
  • Style: Presentation (information provided to audience, with opportunity for audience to ask question)
  • Focus: Balance between both (e.g. Presentation of a best-practice guideline that combines research evidence, policy issues and practical steps for implementation)
  • Target Audience: Leadership (ED, clinical lead, board chair, board member, etc.), Clinical providers, Administrative staff, Representatives of stakeholder/partner organizations

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the health equity themes reported in the 2016/17 QIPs submitted by team-based interprofessional primary care organizations in Ontario
  • Learn from a family health team on how they have integrated equity into their QIPs and QI activities
  • Understand Health Quality Ontario’s work on this evolving quality improvement theme

Summary/Abstract

QIPs provide multi-sector data on activities related to equitable health care in Ontario. In this presentation, we will share what primary care organizations are working on related to equity as reported their QIP.  Qualitative analysis of equity indicators, activities and change ideas planned for implementation in 2016/17 will be highlighted.  Strategies related to clinical equity of population health indicators will be described.

Presenters

  • Danyal Martin, Manager, Quality Improvement Plans & Quality Improvement Strategies, Health Quality Ontario
  • Margaret Millward, Specialist, Quality Improvement Plans & Quality Improvement Strategies, Health Quality Ontario
  • Jo Connelly, Clinical Lead Manager, Inner City Health Family Team

Authors & Contributors

  • Lee Fairclough Vice President, Quality Improvement
  • Sudha Kutty Director, Quality Improvement Plans & Quality Improvement Strategies
  • Danyal Martin Manager, Quality Improvement Plans & Quality Improvement Strategies
  • Margaret Millward, RN MN Specialist, Quality Improvement Plans & Quality Improvement Strategies
  • Jorge Ginieniewicz PhD  QIP Qualitative Analyst, Quality Improvement Plans & Quality Improvement Strategies