Media briefing - Measuring Patient Harm in Canadian Hospitals and Improving Safety

OTTAWA, Oct. 20, 2016 /CNW/ -

What: Online/audio technical briefing for media
Why: To share results of a pan-Canadian study on harm rates in Canadian hospitals
When: Tuesday, October 25, 2016, 1 to 2 p.m. ET
Where: For URL and dial-in information, please register by emailing 
Who: Co-hosted by the Canadian Institute for Health Information and the Canadian Patient Safety Institute

The Canadian Institute for Health Information is an independent, not-for-profit organization responsible for providing and publicly reporting on health data and information that improves outcomes in health system performance and population health across the country. CIHI recently renewed its mandate to reinforce its commitment to stakeholders and to ensure that it responds to their needs rapidly with innovative tools and approaches.

The Canadian Patient Safety Institute is a not-for-profit organization that exists to raise awareness and facilitate implementation of ideas and best practices to achieve a transformation in patient safety. Funded by Health Canada, CPSI reflects the desire to close the gap between the health care we have and the health care we deserve.


SOURCE Canadian Institute for Health Information

For further information: CIHI:, Heather Chew, Office: 613-694-6349, Cell: 613-797-8626; CPSI:, Cecilia Bloxom, Office: 780-498-7255, Cell: 780-700-8642


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