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I-Equip (Interprofessional Education for Quality Improvement) is a joint partnership between Brock University, McMaster University’s Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine, which trains medical students locally, and the Niagara Health System to improve patient care and the patient experience.

Check out the video from the Health Quality Symposium 2014 event

Local health care providers, universities leading the way with new quality improvement partnership

A unique quality improvement partnership between local health care providers and medical/health sciences students at McMaster and Brock universities has tripled in scope in just one year and yielded successes beyond expectations.

The I-EQUIP (Interprofessional Education for Quality Improvement Program) is an extension of the classroom, providing an opportunity for students and front-line staff to work together on a variety of quality initiatives that improve patient care. There are a total of 14 projects now on the go at the Niagara Health System (NHS), Tabor Manor and Hotel Dieu Shaver Health and Rehabilitation Centre... Read more