Bayshore Specialty Rx infusion clinics in Québec acknowledged by Accreditation Canada for exemplary cancer care standards
MISSISSAUGA, On (July 10, 2018) - Bayshore Specialty Rx, a division of Bayshore HealthCare, has been awarded Exemplary Status by Accreditation Canada for the cancer care standards at their infusion clinics in Québec. Accreditation Canada is an independent, not-for-profit affiliate of the Health Standards Organizations and has been accrediting organizations in Canada and internationally since 1958. Their programs focus on quality of care, safety, efficiency and continuous improvement.
The designation of Exemplary Status in cancer care standards is a result of Bayshore Rx achieving more than 95 per cent on all criteria from the independent, on-site surveys of each location.
“This accreditation is acknowledgment of our strong commitment to excellence, accountability and continuous learning,” says Zoe Vernham, Regional Director, Business Development, Bayshore Specialty Rx. “For patients and oncologists alike, it means they can have confidence in our services knowing we speak the same language and adhere to the same standards as hospitals.”
The Accreditation Canada Qmentum program helps organizations identify their strengths and assesses their improvements efforts to create a strong and sustainable culture of quality and safety. Accreditation Canada is accredited by the International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua).
“Our 15 years of ISO registration prepared us well for this significant accreditation,” says Jordan Beard, National Director, Specialty Nursing Services, Bayshore HealthCare. “Our highly-skilled nurses and administrators regularly seek the advice of external experts in cancer care and resources within the community to ensure the highest level of care and safety.”
Bayshore HealthCare is one of the country’s leading providers of home and community health care services and is a Canadian-owned company. With over 100 locations across the country, including home care offices, pharmacies and community care clinics, Bayshore has more than 12,000 staff members and provides care to over 200,000 clients. Its services are purchased by government care programs, insurance companies, workers’ compensation boards, health care organizations, the corporate sector and the public. The Bayshore brand extends across four business divisions: Bayshore Home Health (medical and non-medical home care and staffing services), Bayshore Home Care Solutions (home care services for government care programs), Bayshore Specialty Rx (specialty pharmacy, infusion and pharmaceutical patient support services), and Bayshore Therapy & Rehab (physiotherapy and rehabilitation services). The company’s goal is to enhance the quality of life, well-being, dignity and independence of Canadians of all ages. Bayshore HealthCare has been a recipient of Canada’s Best Managed Companies award since 2006.
For more information, contact:
Regional Director Business Development
National Director, Specialty Nursing Services