Quality of Healthcare in Canada: A Chartbook

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February 24, 2010
3:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. EST
Call in English only

During this session of Researcher on Call, Dr. Sullivan and Dr. Sutherland will highlight some of the key findings discussed in the Chartbook on Quality of Healthcare in Canada, which provides data on the quality and performance of healthcare.

They will draw comparisons between Canada and other countries and discuss areas for improvement as a result of these findings.

Featured Speakers

sullivanDr. Terrence Sullivan is President and Chief Executive Officer of Cancer Care Ontario.

He joined the provincial cancer agency in 2001 and occupied successively responsible positions in preventive oncology/research. From 1993-2001, Dr. Sullivan held the position of President of the Institute for Work & Health (IWH), a private not-for-profit institute affiliated with University of Toronto, which he developed into North America's leading research center on work-related injury. Dr. Sullivan has held senior roles in the Ontario Ministries of Health, Intergovernmental Affairs and Cabinet Office. He served two successive First Ministers of Ontario as Executive Director of the Premier's Council on Health Strategy, including a period of time as Deputy Minister.

Dr. Sullivan is an active behavioral scientist with research and practice interests in cancer prevention and health system performance. He holds faculty appointments in the Departments of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation and the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto. Among his voluntary commitments, he is vice-chair of the Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion and he chairs the Performance Committee of the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer.

sutherlandKim Sutherland MSc, MBA, PhD is a Fellow at the Judge Business School, University of Cambridge.

Her work concentrates on the interactions between research evidence, policy and clinical practice in healthcare systems. Her current research interests focus on quality of healthcare and organizational change.

Together with Sheila Leatherman, Kim conducted a series of studies evaluating the British Labour Government's 10-year quality agenda for the National Health Service (NHS). She has co-authored a series of chartbooks depicting quality of healthcare from a range of perspectives: geographical (within England and across the countries of the United Kingdom); disease-focused (e.g. stroke patients); and in different quality domains (such as patient-centredness).

Dr. Sutherland is currently working in Sydney, Australia on projects to collate and report data on the quality of care in New South Wales.

Her work has been published in numerous books and peer-reviewed journals.

For more information, please contact roc-csa@chsrf.ca or 613-728-2238 ext. 221.