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Quality Improvement Plan

Runnymede's annual Quality Improvement Plan

We are committed to continually raising the bar on quality and safety at Runnymede. Each year, we evaluate how we deliver healthcare and discover opportunities to better meet patients’ needs, provincial goals and the priorities of our Strategic Plan, Vision 2020: Redefining Possible.

Development of Runnymede’s Quality Improvement Plan involves working closely with patients, families, staff and physicians, and carefully considering their valuable feedback. The result of this process is Runnymede’s annual Quality Improvement Plan (QIP) – our roadmap for strengthening patient-centred care.

What is a Quality Improvement Plan (QIP)?

A QIP is a formal quality improvement strategy, required of all healthcare organizations under Ontario’s Excellent Care for All Act (2010). Runnymede’s QIP is launched publicly each year on April 1, and is designed to strengthen the quality of specific areas of healthcare delivery. Performance targets are set for each of these areas, which we use to measure our hospital’s progress on an ongoing basis.

The QIP consists of: