Upcoming Webinar: The OHT Dilemma: A Lens on Prioritizing and Aligning to Manage Organizational Capacity

A vision for better integrated service delivery is being pursued by health and social service systems internationally. Although the approaches to achieving this goal vary by jurisdiction, efforts towards integrated service delivery in Ontario are taking the form of Ontario Health Teams. The relatively bottom-up organic approach to integrating service delivery through OHTs is based…

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Ontario Health Release of Collaborative Quality Improvement Plan (cQIP) Indicators and Change Concepts

Earlier this week, Ontario Health (OH) released the technical specifications for Collaborative Quality Improvement Plan (cQIP) indicators mandated for Ontario Health Teams (OHTs.) This document specifies definitions, calculations, reporting periods and other technical information for each of the 5 mandatory indicators for 2022/23 cQIP submissions. To download or review this document in its entirety, please…

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Digital Health Week Spotlight: CMHA Thames Valley Addiction and Mental Health Services

In March 2020 the COVID-19 pandemic necessitated many rapid changes to service delivery within the community mental health and addiction sector. In order to support agencies, E-QIP launched our #QIOnTheFly initiative to help organizations document the rapid changes they were making to their services in order to continue to support clients and tenants while balancing…

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Digital Health Week Spotlight: Houselink and Mainstay Community Housing

In March 2020 the COVID-19 pandemic necessitated many rapid changes to service delivery within the community mental health and addiction sector. In order to support agencies, E-QIP launched our #QIOnTheFly initiative to help organizations document the rapid changes they were making to their services in order to continue to support clients and tenants while balancing…

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Digital Health Week Spotlight: House of Sophrosyne

In March 2020 the COVID-19 pandemic necessitated many rapid changes to service delivery within the community mental health and addiction sector. In order to support agencies, E-QIP launched our #QIOnTheFly initiative to help organizations document the rapid changes they were making to their services in order to continue to support clients and tenants while balancing…

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E-QIP is excited to share we have officially ‘Kicked-off’ our Advancing QI and Measurement Community of Practice (CoP)!

Last Friday the Excellence through Quality Improvement project (E-QIP) officially reconvened our Community of Practice following a short summer hiatus. In total, 42 participants representing 32 MHA organizations attended this session . Over the next 6 months, this group will meet bi-weekly for 1 hour meetings to discuss their organization’s QI planning cycle and activities…

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E-QIP officially launches our sixth cohort of QI and data coaching!

The E-QIP team is excited to share that we officially kicked off our sixth cohort of QI and data project coaching this week with our first Executive Sponsor session. From now until March 2022, 16 community mental health and addiction agencies will work closely with E-QIP QI and Data coaches and PSSP Implementation Specialists to…

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E-QIP is now accepting applications for our next cohort of QI project coaching!

The Excellence through Quality Improvement Project (E-QIP) is now accepting applications for our next cohort of QI project coaching. If selected, agency teams will work with a coach to develop essential QI and data analytic skills to complete and sustain a QI project and build a culture of continuous quality improvement. Apply today to: Receive…

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E-QIP at the the 6th Annual #MHImprove Network Meeting

On June 14, 2021 the Excellence through Quality Improvement Project (E-QIP) joined over 200 providers from 12 countries at the 6th Annual Mental Health Improvement Network Meeting to share learnings related to quality improvement in mental health and addiction services. Presentation topics included the remote delivery of mental health services in Wales, improving suicide prevention…

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Please join us in welcoming Maria Papadimitriou!

The E-QIP team is thrilled to announce that in April we welcomed Maria Papadimitriou as the new co-lead of the Excellence through Quality Improvement Project and Director of Quality and System Performance at Addictions and Mental Health Ontario. Before Joining E-QIP,  Maria was at Health Quality Ontario working in collaboration with health system, and cross-sectoral partners…

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