Welcome to Horizon Health Network’s inaugural Patient and Family Centred Care Experience Conference. We are pleased to present international, national and regional leaders with expertise in patient and family centred care, quality and patient safety.
The Experience Conference will foster inspirational and thought-provoking dialogue, promote best practices, as well as inspire participants to move forward in the quest to provide exceptional care to every person every day.
The conference will highlight the following themes;
We look forward to seeing you there!
Focused on patient and family centred care, Horizon Health Network operates 12 hospitals and more than 100 medical facilities, clinics and offices, and provides services ranging from acute care to community-based health services.
With a collaborative, team approach to offering services in both English and French, Horizon leads the way in delivering sustainable, safe and quality health care services to residents of New Brunswick, as well as northern Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island.
Professor Sir Liam Donaldson is recognized as an international champion of patient safety and public health. He was the foundation chair of the World Health Organization World Alliance for Patient Safety, launched in 2004. He is a past vice-chairman of the World Health Organization Executive Board.
He is now the World Health Organization’s Envoy for Patient Safety and Chairman of the Independent Monitoring for the Polio Eradication Programme. In the UK, he is Associate Fellow in the Centre on Global Health Security at Chatham House and Chancellor of Newcastle University. Prior to this appointment Sir Liam was the Chief Medical Officer for England from 1998-2010. During this time he held critical responsibilities across the whole field of public health and health care. As the United Kingdom’s chief adviser on health issues, he advised the Secretary of State for Health, the Prime Minister and other government ministers. He has produced landmark reports which have set health policy and legislation in fields such as stem cell research, quality and safety of health care, infectious disease control, patient empowerment, poor clinical performance, smoke free public places, medical regulation, and organ and tissue retention.
The 2016 “Experience Conference” is designed to bring together the collective voices of health care professionals who are focused on improving patient experiences and organizational quality and safety services, such as:
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