Media Advisory - Dr. Michael Baker visits Hamilton Health Sciences to discuss patient safety reporting

    TORONTO, April 23 /CNW/ - Dr. Michael Baker, Executive Lead - Patient
Safety for the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care will be at McMaster
University Medical Centre, Hamilton Health Sciences to meet with media to
discuss the public reporting of patient safety indicators. Dr. Baker and local
experts will provide information on the remaining indicators including Hand
Hygiene Compliance that will be publicly reported on April 30.


    Date:           Tuesday, April 28, 2009

    Time:           10:30 am - 11:30 am

    Location:       McMaster University Medical Centre
                    Hamilton Health Sciences Centre
                    1200 Main St. W., Hamilton
                    Room: Boardroom (2E51, red section, 2nd floor)

    Dr. Baker will be joined by:

    Hamilton Health Sciences
    Brenda Flaherty
    Executive Vice President, Clinical Operations

    Nancy Fram
    Vice President Professional Affairs and Chief Nursing Executive

    Teresa Smith
    Assistant Vice President Quality, Patient Safety and Clinical Resource

    Dr. Mark Loeb
    Medical Director, Infection Control and Division Director of Infectious
     Diseases, Department of Medicine, Professor, Pathology and Molecular
     Medicine & Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University

    St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton
    Dr. Kevin Smith
    President and CEO

    Dr. David Higgins
    Chief of Staff


For further information:

For further information: Media Contact: Andrew Morrison, Ministry of
Health and Long-Term Care, (416) 314-6197; Lillian Badzioch, Hamilton Health
Sciences Public Relations, (905) 521-2100

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