NLN Webinar – March 31, 2021

“A Sub-Regional Prototype Accreditation Survey: Cross-sectoral collaboration to deliver comprehensive healthcare and improve patient outcomes”
March 31, 2021 at 12:00 PM EDT

An opportunity to leverage relationships with community partners to achieve cross sectoral collaboration was recognized. A partnership with 7 organizations from Long Term Care, Community and Primary Care on a sub-regional Accreditation survey optimized resources and created system focused healthcare that led to improved patient outcomes.

Learning Objectives:
1. Understand the benefits of system based healthcare versus a silo’d approach
2. Appreciate how positive patient outcomes can be achieved through cross-sectoral alignment
3. How to optimize resources across the continuum

Speaker: Debbie Turner, MSc (HQ), BScN, Reg. N, HCM, ENC(c)

Debbie is a professional healthcare leader committed to influencing the delivery of integrated patient care by supporting professional practice and encouraging cross-sectoral continuous improvement. She has held a number of progressive leadership positions providing her with a broad understanding of the strengths and opportunities that exist within a rural healthcare system serving Huron and Perth counties. 

After 24 years’ of nursing experience in Medicine, Cardiac Care and Emergency she returned to Ryerson University to obtain her Post-Diploma BScN and once again to Queens ’University  obtaining a Masters of Science in Healthcare Quality graduate degree.

She is currently the Director of Quality and Professional Practice at St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital (STEGH). She is particularly passionate about how healthcare leaders can utilize the Quadruple Aim to create a positive, supportive and sustainable healthcare system that supports positive patient and staff experiences while optimizing financial resources and improving the health of populations.