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WALTHAM, MA/LONDON, ON – The Relational Coordination Research Collaborative and Salus Global Corporation announced jointly today that Sally Rogers of Salus Global Corporation has successfully attained the coveted designation of a Relational Coordination Certified Professional.

The Relational Coordination Research Collaborative (RCRC), based at The Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University counts among its foundational principles, communication and relating for the purpose of task integration – a powerful driver of performance when work is interdependent, uncertain and time constrained.  RC Certified professionals are certified for their skills in helping organizations use relational coordination principles and metrics for fostering positive organizational change.  They have a common set of skills and come from two kinds of backgrounds - some are trained primarily in organizational development and process consultation while others are trained primarily in work process improvement methods.  These two backgrounds bring complementary skills for successful RC interventions. Unlike certification programs that offer a certificate based on course attendance, this program consists of a rigorous peer review process involving two change initiatives, which can take from several months to more than a year.  RC Certification is governed by the RCRC Board and its Training and Certification Committee.  To see a full list of RC Certified professionals, visit rcrc.brandeis.edu.

April 2017 - Salus Global, the parent company of the AMPROOB and MOREOB Programs is pleased to announce that Dr. Guy-Paul Gagne, Director, AMPROOB was selected for the Prestige Award given by the Quebec Medical Association.

The Prestige Award is the greatest distinction conferred on a QMA member. It acknowledges excellence and contribution to the advancement of medicine and society in humanitarian, ethical, scientific, socio-economic, and educational or communication fields.

The award recognizes Dr. Gagne’s impressive credentials and experience as well as the work he’s done supporting, facilitating and driving AMPROOB.   The review committee noted his contributions to the advancement of medicine in raising the safety standards of obstetrics.  Salus Global President and CEO Malcolm Eade extended his congratulations to Dr. Gagne ‘…he said: “Through his work with AMPROOB, Guy-Paul has demonstrated the value of education and the power of communication.  He is a testament to the embodiment of a Program designed to positively impact interprofessional healthcare teams… his energy and influence can be felt throughout (and even beyond) the province of Quebec”.

The Salus Global team joins Malcolm in extending Congratulations to Guy-Paul. 

For details:  http://www.amq.ca/en/membership/qma-excellence-awards

June 2017 - Salus Global, the parent company of the MOREOB Program had the pleasure of awarding recipients of the 2016 MOREOB Patient Safety Awards with their plaques at today’s SOGC Annual Meeting in Ottawa.

 

Open to active MOREOB Program participants, the coveted Patient Safety Award is presented annually and recognizes healthcare teams who have demonstrated exceptional commitment to improving patient safety within their obstetrical unit.

 

To qualify for the award, teams must demonstrate exceptional and interprofessional teamwork in the innovative application of learnings and concepts from the MOREOB Program contributing to quality improvement, culture change and/or improved clinical outcomes.

 

This year’s winners are: 

  • CIUSSS du Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean (Hôpital de Roberval), Roberval, QC
  • Windsor Regional Hospital – Metropolitan Campus, Windsor, ON
  • Stanton Territorial Hospital, Yellowknife, NT

 

Joint report focuses on quality and safety of childbirth, and on better protecting mothers and their babies

Some 380,000 children are born in Canada each year. Childbirth is the primary reason for hospitalizations. A comprehensive new report – the first of its kind in this country– makes a number of recommendations to improve processes surrounding labour and delivery in the hospital setting, and facilitate more positive outcomes for mothers and their children.

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