Provides advice to British Columbia’s Minister of Health on issues of patient safety and quality of care. Works with Island Health and all B.C. health authorities to promote and inform an innovative and patient-centered approach to patient safety and quality improvement in B.C.
Supports patients, providers and decision-makers who are working toward health care improvement.
Works with governments, health organizations, leaders, and health-care providers to inspire improvement in patient safety and quality.
Program of the Canadian Patient Safety Institute, existing to raise awareness and facilitate implementation of ideas and best practices to achieve a transformation in patient safety. Safer Healthcare Now! is a resource for frontline health-care providers, health organizations, health quality committees and councils, and provincial health ministries.