It is critical that when making decisions, all of the JCCs are aligned in terms of their larger purpose.
When making decisions, the committees must understand the needs of patients, government and health authorities, the medical profession and key stakeholders, including other science-based, evidence informed health professionals. The Institute of Healthcare Improvement’s quality improvement methodologies ground the JCC work, which is framed by the Triple Aim:
- Improve patient outcomes by improving the quality of health services.
- Create longitudinal, team-based care that is comprehensive and integrated with other health care professionals and services, with effective referral systems amongst them all.
- Encourage health professionals to work at the optimal scope of their practice within team-based care.
Improve patient and
- Improve access to and the experience of medical and health care services to patients, in all regions of the province, without sacrificing the quality of care.
- Provide quality care in a manner that is culturally safe for all people.
- Protect clinical autonomy to provide science-based, evidence-informed health care.
- Engage physicians to work with each other, the health care system (including other health care professionals), and their communities, to lead and/or support quality improvement and the spread of effective innovations.
- Develop and support adaptive change to prepare the medical profession for the future.
Reduce the per
capita cost of care
- Develop a sustainable healthcare system.
- Provide value for money, including measurable savings and improvements.
Read more about the principles of the JCCs.