Excellence in Patient Safety Award

This award recognizes individuals and/or teams that are committed to improving workplace and /or patient safety within the healthcare environment, through leadership, culture, best practices, innovation and change management expertise.

Selection Committee

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2018 Recipient: Providence Health Care 
Global Trigger Tool Team

Starting in 2005, Providence Health Care began a journey to implement the Global Trigger Tool in their acute care hospitals. Over the past decade, not only have they developed expertise in the execution of this Institute for Healthcare Improvement tool, but they have been able to identify learning opportunities from their findings and provide senior leadership with validation of the positive outcomes stemming from the collected quality and safety initiatives.


Past Recipients

Please see our most recent recipients listed below. Full biography's are available in our Celebrating Leading Practices booklets.

2017, Niagara Health

2016, Baycrest

2015, Mount Sinai Hospital

2014, BC Cancer Agency (BCCA) & Vancouver General Hospital

2013, Mackenzie Health 

2012, The Credit Valley Hospital and Trillium Health Centre 

2011, The Wexford Residence