Excellence Express: Issue No 1

What is the Excellence Program?

CSHP's Excellence in Hospital Pharmacy Program is a multi-year program designed to foster excellence and innovation in patient care. Excellence will support hospital pharmacy teams in their provision of exceptional patient care, which in turn should result in improved patient health outcomes.

Patients are our focus!

Three Priority Themes:

Patient-Centred Care

The pharmacy team views patients as valuable, effective partners in shared decision-making. The pharmacy team listens to, understands, and respects the patient's story about experiences and expectations that will affect the use of medications.

Best Practice

The pharmacist provides proactive patient-centred care to develop a pharmacy care plan that reflects the patient's goals. The pharmacy department implements risk-reduction strategies to improve the safety of the medication-use system.

Communication & Collaboration

The pharmacist communicates the plan of care to the professionals who will assume responsibility for care of the patient at care transitions. The pharmacist develops and assesses the pharmacy care plan in collaboration with other members of the healthcare team.

Find out What's New and What's Next with Excellence (click on the image for details)

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        •  Survey Results                                               • Targets for priority themes
      • Choosing Wisely Canada                           • PPC 2019 (February 2 - 5)

Are you Committed to Excellence?

If you have not already done so, show your support of this initiative and your intention to incorporate relevant tenants of the Excellence program into your practice. Make the commitment to Excellence today by signing your name/organization on the Individual or organization commitment forms.

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