Implementation of a Structured Hospital-wide Mortality and Morbidity Rounds Model: An Interventional Study
Lisa Calder

Patient Safety and Quality of Care Lisa Calder lcalder@ohri.ca 613-798-5555 x17484 TOHAMO, Ottawa Hospital Research InstituteCurrently, most hospitals hold regular educational exercises where they discuss cases with unexpected outcomes, called Morbidity & Mortality rounds. To date, these are unstructured and as such, constitute missed opportunities for improving patient safety...

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Improving patient care through the development and implementation of the Thoracic Surgery, Quality Monitoring, Information Management and Clinical Documentation System (TSQIC)
Andrew JE Seely

Patient Safety and Quality of Care Andrew J. E. Seely aseely@toh.ca 613-314-4144 613-737-8899, 74052 The Ottawa Hospital Medical Organization (TOHAMO),University of OttawaWe created and implemented a standardized system for capturing all adverse events (AEs) after all thoracic surgeries at The Ottawa Hospital (TOH) since 01/2008. With this TOHAMO grant...

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Planned Early Discharge After Laparoscopic (PEDAL) Hysterectomy Study: A Pilot Prospective Observational Study
Sukhbir S. Singh

Patient Safety and Quality of Care Sukhbir S. Singh susingh@toh.ca (613) 738-8400 x81740 TOHAMO, University of Ottawa, The Ottawa Hospital, Dept Obs/GynHysterectomy is one of the most common surgical procedures performed in Canada.  With over 40 000 cases/year, there is an opportunity to provide meaningful interventions for large scale change.  ...

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Evidence-Based Decision Making & Health Technology Assessment for Critical Care, Anesthesia and Surgery (Knowledge Translation): Building a Centre of Excellence
Janet Martin & Davy Cheng

Patient Safety and Quality of Care Janet Martin Janet.Martin@lhsc.on.ca 519-685-8500 x34482       Davy Cheng Davy.Cheng@lhsc.on.ca 519-685-8500 x33031 AMOSO, London Health Sciences Centre/St. Joseph's Health Care London,Western University Technologies and innovations for surgery, anesthesia and critical care are burgeoning, and each of them brings purported benefits. How shall we...

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Elucidating the factors that determine success in fecal transplant therapy for C. difficile infection
Elaine O. Petrof

Patient Safety and Quality of Care Elaine O. Petrof eop@queensu.ca 613-533-6000 ext. 75471 Kingston General Hospital, and Queen's UniversityThrough these studies we will gain a better understanding of the mechanisms underlying successful fecal microbial therapy for recurrent CDI, which will help us to further refine microbial therapy for C. difficile.Clostridium...

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Development and Implementation of a Perioperative Smoking Cessation Program With Computer-Based Patient Educaton
Jean Wong

Patient Safety and Quality of Care Jean Wong jean.wong@uhn.ca 416-603-5118 MSH UHN Academic Medical Organization, University of Toronto Patients who smoke put themselves at increased risk for serious surgical complications ranging from wound infections to respiratory problems and even death. It is not currently routine practice to educate patients...

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Sunnybrook Hospital Wide Stewardship for Broad spectrum Antimicrobials – Optimizing Duration of Treatment for Bloodstream Infections
Nick Daneman & Rob Fowler

Patient Safety and Quality of Care Presenter: Asgar Rishu asgar.rishu@sunnybrook.ca 416-480-6100 x88153 Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Sunnybrook Research Institute Nick Daneman nick.daneman@sunnybrook.ca 416-480-6100 x 2791 Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Sunnybrook Research Institute Rob Fowler Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Sunnybrook Research InstituteThe Bacteremia Antibiotic Length Actually Needed for Clinical Effectiveness (BALANCE) research program...

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Enhancing Surgical Safety Culture and Improving the Quality of Surgical Care at TOH
Husein Moloo & David Schramm

Patient Safety and Quality of Care Husein Moloo hmoloo@toh.ca 613-263-3833 David Schramm TOHAMO, University of Ottawa, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute Engagement of 200 front line individuals in quality improvement partnering with senior administration 47 interventions spanning the entirety of the patient journey Improved communication and culture change on inpatient...

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Development of a Novel Assays for Severe Adverse Drug Reactions and Establishment of a Drug Safety Laboratory Service Facility
Michael Rieder

Patient Safety and Quality of Care Michael Rieder mrieder@uwo.ca 519-685-8500 ext. 58293 AMOSO TRANSFORMATION: Currently possible serious Adverse Drug Reactions (ADRs) are managed by avoidance, with patients using less effective or more costly drugs. The Drug Safety Laboratory (DSL) is a unique resource for clinicians and patients to evaluate...

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Implementation of Pharmacogenomics Guided Warfarin Dosing and INR monitoring for Hospitalized Patients: Focus on Health Economics and Adverse Event Rates
Richard Kim

Patient Safety and Quality of Care Richard Kim Richard.Kim@lhsc.on.ca 519-685-8500 ext. 33553 AMOSO TRANSFORMATION: Currently, drug therapy is a “shotgun” or iterative approach. Implementation of Personalized Medicine (PM)-based patient care can enhance drug safety and effectiveness, while lowering overall health care costs through reduced hospitalizations and clinic visits. ADOPTABILITY:...

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