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The Health Quality Council and the Saskatchewan Association of Health Organizations convened a committee to develop evidence-based best practice guidelines for pressure ulcer prevention and management in the province of Saskatchewan, Canada. The Health Quality Council designed a pilot project to 1) implement these guidelines in long-term care facilities(More)
BACKGROUND Asthma accounts for considerable burden on health care, but in most cases, asthma can be controlled. Quality-of-care indicators would aid in monitoring asthma management. We describe the quality of asthma care using a set of proposed quality indicators. METHODS We performed a retrospective cross-sectional study using health databases in(More)
Objective: To assess patient and surgeon views on maximum acceptable waiting times (MAWT) for hip and knee replacement, their determinants and their relationship to levels of urgency based on the Western Canada Waiting List Priority Criteria Score (PCS). Methods: At the decision date for surgery, orthopaedic surgeons assessed consecutive patients with the(More)
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