Annual meeting of the French and English-speaking indigenous patient partners circles of the Unité de soutien SSA Québec

In December 2022, the Unité de soutien SSA Québec held its annual meeting of Francophone and Anglophone Indigenous patient partners circles: a day rich in discussions and several avenues of reflection to make the health system more culturally safe for the Indigenous populations.

New mission for the Unité de soutien SSA Québec: supporting the continuous improvement of the health system

The Unité de soutien au système de santé apprenant (SSA) Québec has had its funding renewed as a provincial unit of the national network of the Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research until March 31, 2026, and has made continuous improvement of the Québec health system a joint project with the Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux du Québec.

Better identifying potential high users of emergency services: a real learning health system in Québec

How do you build a learning health system? Where do you start? How does it work in practice? What are the results? Explore it in this video that documents the real-life case of improving the ability to identify patients at risk of becoming high users of emergency services, based on the V1SAGES programming of Professors Catherine Hudon and Maud-Christine Chouinard. The video is in French.

Environmental Scan: The use of patient-reported experience and outcomes (PREMs and PROMs)

Professor Marie-Ève Poitras' team conducted an environmental scan (practice identification study) to know the current state of knowledge and use of measures of health status and experience of care self-reported by patients in professional organizations as well as in organizations representing patients in Québec.

New provincial leadership for continuous quality improvement in the health and social services network

The Ministère de la santé et des services sociaux du Québec mandates the Unité de soutien au système de santé apprenant (SSA) Québec to structure and deploy continuous quality improvement (hereinafter referred to as CQI) in order to contribute to the emergence of a learning health system in which the scientific expertise recognized in CQI in Québec allows for the improvement of practices in the network.