Dr. Kalman Receives Innovation Award for Patient-Centred Care

Dr KalmanMerck Patients First Awards were presented in 2013 and 2014/15. The 2017/18 competition followed a similar process, including formal communications and publication of winning entries (with consent) to support sharing of best practices in patient-centred care.

Nominations selected for an award were contacted in January 2018. Congratulations to the following award recipients:

  • Ontario, Ajax Harwood Clinic (AHC), An Innovative Patient Medical Home at AHC
  • Ontario, Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, Patients and families advancing care improvements
  • Ontario, Dr. Les Kalman, Redefining Dental Outreach in Southwestern Ontario
  • Quebec, Mr. Alexandre Chagnon, Finally available to patients on the Internet!
  • Quebec, Dr. Tarek Hijal, Dr. John Kildea and Prof. Laurie Hendren, Opal: an Oncology Portal and Application
  • Quebec, Dr. François Lamontagne, Rethinking patient care - together
  • Atlantic / Northwest Territories, Dr. Christine Chambers, It Doesn't Have to Hurt - Easing Kids' Pain

With their permission, winners' stories will be published on this website as well as other Merck channels, including social media.

Congratulations to Dr. Kalman on this much deserved recognition!