Media Advisory - U of T and KPMG in Canada to release new Patient Safety Report

Professor Ross Baker of U of T's Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation to share latest patient safety findings and recommendations

TORONTO, Nov. 6, 2015 /CNW/ - On Monday, November 9, the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation (IHPME), in partnership with KPMG, will share University of Toronto Professor Ross Baker's latest report on Patient Safety.

The report examines what progress has been made in the ten years since the Canadian Adverse Events Study (CAES). The CAES, authored by Professor Baker, Quality Improvement and Patient Safety (QIPS) Program Director, and colleagues, identified significant patient safety issues in Canadian hospitals. The report will outline Professor Baker's recommendations for creating sustainable improvements in patient safety.  


Professor Ross Baker, QIPS Program Director IHPME, University of Toronto

Dr. Andrew Jacobs, Healthcare Improvement Consultant, Former Medical Director of Physician Engagement and Development, Virginia Mason Medical Center

Dr. Marc Berg, Lead of Government Healthcare Transformation, and member of KPMG's Global Health Center of Excellence


Monday, November 9, 2015

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm


Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation

University of Toronto

Health Sciences Building

155 College Street, Room 610

Toronto, ON  M5T 3M6


5:30 – 6:10 Panelist Presentations

6:10 – 6:30 Panelist Discussion


For further information: Julie Bellissimo, National Manager, Communications, KPMG in Canada, 416.777.3988,; Nicole Bodnar, Director of Communications, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, 416-946-7521,,


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