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Celebrating Innovations In Health Care Expo 2010 Finalists

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Celebrating Innovations In Health Care Expo 2010 Finalists

Ministry of Health

Celebrating Innovations in Health Care Expo 2010 showcases some of the leading initiatives driving innovation in Ontario's health care system and presents an opportunity for health care workers to share knowledge and generate ideas for new approaches to improve health care delivery.

More than 100 exhibitors will promote creative ideas that focus on the government's Excellent Care For All strategy to create a high quality, integrated health care system with better patient outcomes and improved access to care.

The 2010 Innovations in Health Care Awards are presented in recognition of outstanding innovation in six designated categories. This year's finalists are:

Improving Access

  • Alzheimer Society of Ontario

First Link Demonstration Project 2007-2009

  • Credit Valley Hospital

Treatment & Assessment Care Centre - Improving access to ER care for CTAS 2

  • The Hospital for Sick Children and Sudbury Regional Hospital

Remote Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) screening pilot project


Improving Integration

  • Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Electronic Discharge Summaries

  • The Hospital for Sick Children

Complex Care through Community Partnerships - Integrated Model Project

  • Timmins and District Hospital

4R Model of Care


Improving Patient/Resident Centredness

  • Holland Orthapaedic & Arthritic Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Deployment of Remote Pharmacy Technology to Support Patient Care

  • Mental Health Centre Penetanguishene

Tips and Tricks to improve your Metabolic Health

  • Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre

The Road to Excellence is Paved with Partnerships


Improving Safety

  • Central Community Care Access Centre

Medication Management Support Services - Keeping Seniors Healthy and Safe

  • The Hospital for Sick Children

The Transport Remote Access Care (TRAC) System

  • VHA Home HealthCare

SafeStart your way to improving safety in home health care


Improving Evidence-based Practice

  • Human Endeavour

HOPE - Healthy Outcomes of Preventative Engagements

  • Maternal-Infant Care Research Centre/Canadian Neonatal Network

Evidence-based practice to Improve Quality (EPIQ) in the neonatal ICU

  • Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario

Best Practices at the Point of Care: Harnessing Innovative Technology


Improving Efficiency

  • Hamilton Health Sciences

Redesign of Multi-Site Hospital Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN) Processes

  • The Central East Community Care Access Centre
The Central East Community Care Access Centre Advanced Wound Care Program

  • Windsor Regional Hospital
Excel Bottom Line Profits: Low-Tech Staffing Innovations = Financial Savings.

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