2014 EXTRA Competition Results

EXTRA Cohort 11

The 11th cohort in our EXTRA program for healthcare improvement converged on Mont Tremblant, QC, in August for its first residency session in the 14–month program.

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 PROJECT NAME

TEAM
Population-Based Responsibility and Health Inequities: Planning for Results

Agence de la santé et des services sociaux de la Montérégie (QC)

  • Julie Loslier, Médecin-conseil, Agence de la santé et des services sociaux de la Montérégie, Longueuil, Québec
  • Kareen Nour, Agente de planification, de programmation et de recherche, Agence de la santé et des services sociaux de la Montérégie, Longueuil, Québec
  • Ginette Lafontaine, Adjointe à la planification, évaluation-recherche, Agence de la santé et des services sociaux de la Montérégie, Longueuil, Québec 
  • Martine Bouchard, Directrice génerale, CSSS Pierre-De-Saurel, Québec 
Ensuring Sustainable Quality Improvement at Bruyère Continuing Care

Bruyère Continuing Care (ON)

  • Lynda Weaver, Coordinator, Quality, Patient Safety and Risk Management, Bruyère Continuing Care, Ottawa, Ontario
  • Dionne Sinclair, Director, Complex Continuing Care, Bruyère Continuing Care, Ottawa, Ontario
  • José Pereira, Chief of Department, Palliative Care, Bruyère Continuing Care, Ottawa, Ontario
  • Isabelle Bossé, Education Specialist, Learning and Development Department, Bruyère Continuing Care, Ottawa, Ontario
Proactively delaying frailty in not yet frail seniors: an interprovincial collaborative

Nova Scotia Health Authority – Central Zone (formerly Capital Health)/Fraser Health (BC)

  • Grace Park, Program Medical Director, Home Health, Fraser Health, Surrey, British Columbia
  • Antonina (Annette) Garm, Director, Site Operations, Delta Hospital, Fraser Health, Surrey, British Columbia
  • Lisa Chu, Director, Clinical Programs, Older Adult Program, Fraser Health, Surrey, British Columbia
  • Kathleen Friesen, Director, Clinical Programs, Population and Public Health, Fraser Health, Surrey, British Columbia
  • Barry Clarke, District Medical Director, Integrated Continuing Care; Director, Health Care of Elderly Residency Program, Dalhousie Family Medicine, Nova Scotia Health Authority/Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • Lisa MacDonald, Health Services Manager, Primary Health Care, Nova Scotia Health Authority, Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • Catherine MacPherson, General Manager, Caritas Residence, Shannex Inc, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Creating an Integrated Mental Health and Addiction Assessment Service

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) (ON)

  • Neill Carson, Executive Director, Ambulatory Care and Structured Treatments Program, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario
  • Margaret Gehrs, Director of Interprofessional Practice, Ambulatory Care and Structured Treatments Program, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario
  • Peter Voore, Medical Director, Ambulatory Care and Structured Treatments Program, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario
ePortfolios as a method of scaling-up integrated quality assurance

College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC) (BC) 
  • Elizabeth Elliot, Senior Manager, Practice, Registrant Learning and Quality Assurance, College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Jane Winder, Quality Assurance Consultant, College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
Achieving Annual Business Results through the Rigor of PDCA

Health Sciences North (ON)
  • Joe Pilon, Chief Operating Officer, Health Sciences North, Sudbury, Ontario
  • Ben Petersen, Chief Financial Officer, Health Sciences North, Sudbury, Ontario
  • Robert Smith, Medical Lead, Quality and Patient Safety, Health Sciences North, Sudbury, Ontario
  • Gaston Roy, Chief Information Officer, Health Sciences North, Sudbury, Ontario
Evidence-Informed Policy Development for Smoke-Free Social Housing

Peel Public Health (ON)
  • Andrea Chiefari, Manager, Environmental Health, Peel Public Health, Mississauga, Ontario
  • Teresa Ho, Manager, Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention, Peel Public Health, Mississauga, Ontario
  • Kathie Brown, Supervisor, Tobacco Enforcement and Prosecution Team, Peel Public Health, Mississauga, Ontario
  • Ifrah Shah, Specialist, Business Performance Management, Peel Public Health, Mississauga, Ontario
Smooth Transitions: A redesign of Geriatric inpatient services 

  Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre (ON)  
  • Dana Naylor, Director of Medicine, Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie, Ontario
  • Tricia Swartz, Director, Patient Safety, Quality and Risk Management, Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie, Ontario
  • Nancy Corcoran, Nurse Practitioner Geriatrics, Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie, Ontario
  • Jonathan Wiersma, Director of Decision Support, Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie, Ontario
Enabling leadership: An integrated approach to quality, safety and risk

  Saskatchewan Cancer Agency (SK)

  • Jignesh Padia, Risk Management Coordinator, Quality, Safety and Risk, Saskatchewan Cancer Agency, Regina, Saskatchewan
  • Tim Deters, Quality Improvement Consultant, Quality, Safety and Risk, Saskatchewan Cancer Agency, Regina, Saskatchewan
  • Suzanne Dallorto, Quality Improvement Consultant, Quality, Safety and Risk, Saskatchewan Cancer Agency, Regina, Saskatchewan
Improving Mental Health Care Inequalities in the Inner City

St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton (ON)

  • Claire Kislinsky, Manager, Clinical Utilization, Patient Flow and Dual Diagnosis Program, St Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario
  • Fiona Wilson, Manager, Patient and Family Collaborative Support Services, St Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario
  • Valerie Sadler, Director, Women’s Services, Mission Services of Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario
Physician-Led Emergency Department Optimization Dashboard

TransForm Shared Service Organization (ON)

  • Matt Snyder, Chief, Transformation Office, TransForm Shared Service Organization, Chatham, Ontario
  • Katelyn Dryden, Project Planner, Transformation Office, TransForm Shared Service Organization, Chatham, Ontario
  • Tony Meriano, Chief Medical Information Officer, TransForm Shared Service Organization, Chatham, Ontario
  • Jen Smith, Clinical Practice Manager, Emergency Department, Windsor Regional Hospital, Ouellette Campus, Windsor, Ontario

Note: Teams and organizations above in effect at commencement of fellowship.