Using Data to Improve Quality of Care for Long-Term Care Residents in Ontario
On February 11, 2016, the Ontario Centres for Learning, Research and Innovation in Long-Term Care (CLRI) hosted a webinar that provided an overview of the value of health administration data at the provincial and local (i.e. long-term care home) levels.
This webinar recording outlines how to better understand the “alphabet soup of acronyms” and how to embrace long-term care (LTC) data as we strive to improve care and to make evidence-informed decisions. The presenters guide participants through the world of provincial data, giving clear examples of how large health administration databases can help improve quality of care in LTC.
Peter Tanuseputro, MHSc, MD, CCFP, FRCPC Peter is trained as a Public Health and Preventive Medicine physician, and as a Family Physician (University of Toronto). His research includes using linked health administrative databases to develop population perspectives on health care use, and cost associated with aging and end of life in Ontario. At the Ontario CLRI, Peter is using routinely collected data held at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences to follow all Ontarians prior, during, and after admission into LTC.
Kathy Greene, BScOT, MPA Kathy attained a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy and a Master of Public Administration. She worked as an OT before becoming an Admission Coordinator and Coordinator for the NRS System, later transitioning to the position of Clinical Manager for Bruyère’s Geriatric Rehabilitation Service. Today, Ms. Greene is Bruyère’s Director of Decision Support, Admissions, Health Records and Staff Scheduling.