Development of a surveillance program focused on patient satisfaction at SJHC with evaluation of NRCC patient satisfaction data that may be relevant to anesthesia and addition of anesthesia questions to the post-discharge follow-up survey currently used at SJHC for ambulatory surgery patients.
Future Needs – evaluation of QA data needs as the London Hospitals progress with the implementation of the electronic health record.
Re-audit of intraoperative temperature management at UH in conjunction with PACU staff and 3M Canada (data collection and analysis).
Audit of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) protocol compliance at VH and exploration of Quality Improvement initiatives underway – Dr. Ekta Khemani and Dr. Daryl Grey.
Education – review of the CanMEDS 2015 Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Expert Working Group Report outlining how competencies related to safety and quality improvement are incorporated into the CanMEDS framework and milestones.
Collaborative link to PGE – Quality Improvement subcommittee chaired by Dr. Khemani.
Promote quality and safety competency among trainees with the assignment of a teaching block in the postgraduate academic program in 2015 and additional blocks for the 2016 academic program.