Let’s Get Real: Patients Must be Partners Webinar

Let's Get Real: Patients Must be Partners Webinar


11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Type

Let’s Get Real: Patients Must be Partners – The HOW Edition 

Thursday, February 6, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm EST

Ideal for: Health Service Providers, Policy Makers, Patients

You want to know the hows of effective partnerships. Join Hélène Campbell, Leslee J. Thompson, Julie Drury and Heather Thiessen for another People Powered Health webinar as they get real with what effective engagement looks like.

Health Standards Organization (HSO), Accreditation Canada (AC) and the Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement (CFHI) are inspiring positive change. The philosophy of people-centred care is woven throughout HSO and AC’s standards criteria, Leading Practice reviews, recognition awards and accreditation services.

Attendees will learn:

  • How to prepare for and create an environment that fosters quality engagement for positive change  
  • What effective engagement looks like in practice at the individual, organizational and system levels
  • How to identify and understand common pitfalls, misconceptions and how to evaluate quality patient and people-centred care
  • How you can work better with patients, providers, leaders and other stakeholders for shared purpose



Heather Thiessen

Patient Partner with Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA),
Patient Lead with HSO in partnership with Hélène Campbell,

Julie Drury

Strategic Lead – Patient Partnership,
Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Innovation

Leslee J. Thompson

Chief Executive Officer of Accreditation Canada
Health Standards Organization,

Hélène Campbell

Patient Lead with Health Standards Organization

The four panelists will use common “must have” people-centred care partnership philosophies to illustrate what effective partnering can look like for you, wherever you are in the world.