Accountability & Transparency

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Niagara Health is committed to the highest standards of openness and transparency in everything that we do.

In this section, you will find information on our Board of Directors, executive contracts, executive expenses, and more.

About Hospital Accountability

Ontario’s hospitals operate in one of the most demanding healthcare accountability systems in all of Canada. Virtually every aspect of hospitals’ performance is regularly subject to external, independent scrutiny. Hospitals have initiated or played a key role in shaping most of their stringent accountability measures. Some of Ontario transparency efforts include:

Embracing the tenets of both the Excellent Care for All Act and the Broader Public Sector Accountability Act, hospitals continue to enhance quality, transparency and accountability in a variety of ways.

  • Accountability Agreement

    Hospital Service Accountability Agreement View Hamilton Niagara Haldmand Brant Local Health Integration Network and Niagara Health System Hospital Service Accountability Agreement below. Hospital Service Accountability Agreement
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  • Annual Reports

    One Team. One Purpose. Annual Report 2018/2019  | Download Report I am Niagara Health - Annual Report 2017/2018  | Je suis Santé Niagara A Healthier Niagara - Annual Report 2016/2017 View/Download PDF Strategic Plan 2016-2026 - Imagine a Healthier Niagara View/Download PDF 2014-2015 Annual Report - Forward   View/Download PDF 2013-2014 Annual Report - Ren...
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  • Attestation

    Attestation related to compliance with reporting on use of consultants, lobbyist rules, expense claim and procurement directive. Hospitals are required to submit attestations indicating compliance with the following requirements of the Broader Public Sector Accountability Act: Completion and accuracy of reports required on the use of consultants; Compliance with the prohibition on engaging lobbyist services using public funds; ...
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  • Executive Contracts

    Niagara Health supports the Freedom of Information & Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA) which enhances efforts to increase accountability and transparency across our industry. Along with our Quality & Patient Safety Performance Data , we post corporate accountability documents including our current executive contracts.  If you have any further questions regarding proactive disclosure, please contact the Public Affairs Departme...
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  • Executive Expenses

    Niagara Health is committed to being open and transparent with its stakeholders and the general public. Further to the hospital’s commitment is our compliance with the Broader Public Sector Accountability Act, 2010 directives to hospitals in respect of reporting requirements under the BPSAA . This act received Royal Assent on December 8, 2010, and was created to strengthen and reinforce accountability, transparency and oversight of broader p...
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  • Financial Statements

    Niagara Health publishes its audited financial statements every year as part of our financial accountability and responsibility to the community. Financial Statements Financial Statements 2018-19 Financial Statements 2017-18 Financial Statements 2016-17 Financial Statements 2015-16 Financial Statements 2014-15 Financial Statements 2013-14 Financial Statements 2012-13 Financial Statements 2011-12 ...
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  • Management Services Agreement

    To read the Management Services Agreement between Niagara Health and St. Joseph’s Healthcare System, please click  here .
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  • Salary Disclosure

    The Public Sector Salary Disclosure Act, 1996 requires all organizations that receive public funding of at least $1 million to disclose annually the names, positions, salaries and taxable benefits of employees paid $100,000 or more a year. Niagara Health is a regional healthcare provider with multiple sites and a growing network of community-based services. Our team is made up of more than 4,800 employees, 600 physicians and 850 volunteers...
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