Hospitals’ Internal Accountability
The dominant dimensions of accountability in Ontario hospitals have traditionally been based on financial and quality performance... Not surprisingly, external reporting accountabilities and funding tied to specific performance measures (e.g., wait times) are prioritized over other indicators that do not have incentives or accountability contracts attached.
Externally, selected measures are required to be reported to a variety of bodies, including the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC), local health integration networks (LHINs), Health Quality Ontario (HQO), the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) and Cancer Care Ontario (CCO). As noted by Kromm and colleagues (2014), these measures are often not fully aligned.
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