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Launch of Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Regional Cancer Program results

Posted May 15th, 2012

Hamilton Health Sciences and the Niagara Health System will be hosting a media conference in partnership on Wednesday, May 16 at 10:30 a.m. to share the Cancer System Quality Index (CSQI) 2012 results for the Hamilton-Niagara-Haldimand-Brant regional cancer program area.

The CSQI tracks Ontario’s progress against cancer and points out where cancer service providers can make quality and performance improvements. The CSQI, released by the Cancer Quality Council of Ontario (CQCO), presents a rolling snapshot of activity in 32 evidence-based measures from prevention through palliative care.

Dr. Janice Giesbrecht, NHS Medical Director of Oncology, will be on hand to explain how the regional program results relate to current and future trends in cancer care in the Niagara region.

When: Wednesday, May 16, 2012
10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Where: Moore Level 3 Conference Room
St. Catharines General Site
142 Queenston Street, St. Catharines
Who: Dr. Bill Evans, President, Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre*
Dr. Janice Giesbrecht, Medical Director of Oncology, Niagara Health System
Dr. Mike Mills, Regional Primary Care Lead*
Ms. Carol Rand, Director of Systemic, Supportive & Regional Cancer Programs*

* Hamilton Health Sciences representatives will join the announcement via video conference from Hamilton.

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