BC MQI is in the midst of a dynamic renewal, intended to provide new direction and focus to the collaborative work. BC MQI was first launched in 2015 to consolidate and broaden the approach to medical quality as initiated under previous committees. Three years on, it was time to reassess.
This March, Leadership Council (the health authority CEOs, the Deputy Minister and the Associate DM) considered several options on how BC MQI might proceed. Council agreed that the approach to medical quality should continue to include initiatives in both quality assurance and quality improvement. Further, they endorsed a refreshed mandate for BC MQI to: “develop, collaborate on, and monitor quality initiatives to be incorporated as standard professional practice for all medical staff and physicians across the healthcare system.”
More details will follow in the coming months, as BC MQI undertakes a reset to support the refreshed mandate.