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Quality & Resource Management Committee minutes
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CA ON00343 OCI fonds-SF1-6
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- Ontario Cancer Institute/Princess Margaret Hospital. Quality & Resources Management Committee
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12.3 cm of textual records.
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The date of the first meetings of the Board Quality Assurance Committee and the Quality & Resource Management Committee are unknown. The Archives has the minutes for four of the Board Quality Assurance Committee meetings from 1989 to 1990 as of November 27, 1990 terms of reference for a merged committee under the name of Quality & Resource Management was drawn up. The date of the first meeting of the merged Quality & Resource Management Committee was held January 29, 1991. The previous chair of the Board Quality Assurance Committee became the chair of the new merged committee.
The Quality & Resource Management Committee made recommendations to the Institute with respect to the operation, use and staffing of the Hospital. Some of the functions of the Quality & Resource Management Committee included: to ensure the development and maintenance of a co-ordinated program of continuing productivity and quality improvement for the Hospital, including appropriate measurement and reporting systems. To identify areas of concern in quality and productivity, make proposals to resolve such concerns and monitor implementation of such proposals. To review accreditation surveys and other outside reviews and ensure that any deficiencies are being adequately addressed. To provide a forum for exchange of ideas that will enhance the quality of care and operations of the Hospital.
Departments reported to the Committee through the Director of the Quality Improvement Program. The Committee received regular reports from the Medical Advisory Committee on quality of care issues.
The Quality & Resource Management Committee met at least nine times a year and reported to the Board on a quarterly basis.
The Quality & Resource Management Committee membership included: the President, one representative from Medical staff (appointed by the Medical Advisory Committee), one representative from nurses who are managers (selected in accordance with By-Laws), the Chair of the Medical Advisory Committee, Chair of the Medical Audit Committee, Chair of the Service Quality Committee, Vice-President of Quality and Utilization Management, Vice-President Oncology Programs, Vice-President Patient Care, Head of Department of Radiation Therapy, Director of Quality Improvement Program, one representative from radiation therapy technicians, and five members of the Board. The Chair of the Quality & Resource Management Committee shall be a Board Member.
D. Bawden was chairman of the Board Quality Assurance Committee from 1989 to 1990.
T. Warner was chairman of the Quality & Resource Management Committee from 1990 to 1991. Subsequent chairmen of the Quality & Resource Management Committee were D. Bawden (1991-1993), and J.E. Bradshaw (1993-1995).
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Series consists of the minutes of the Board Quality Assurance Committee (1989-1990) and the Quality & Resource Management Committee (1990-1995). The minutes had been kept in three separate binders, within which minutes were filed in reverse chronological order. The files have been arranged chronologically by date.
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The files of the Quality & Resource Management Committee were transferred from the office of the Secretary to the Board to the Archives February 11, 1998 and received at the Archives on April 7, 1998.
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Original binder names have been included as headings within the box and file list. Binder numbers have been assigned for ease of reference.
The Quality & Resource Management Committee minutes for February 1995 through to March 1996 can also be found in the Division of Hospital Services, Series 1, Office of the Administrator records subseries, Susan Connor material, files 1A.307-1A.318.
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Last updated: June 17, 2013. Added to Archeion July 9, 2013.
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