Accountability in Nova Scotia"s health system

Cover of: Accountability in Nova Scotia

Published by Dept. of Health in [Halifax] .

Written in English

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  • Health services administration -- Nova Scotia,
  • Medical care -- Quality control -- Nova Scotia,
  • Public health administration -- Quality control,
  • Public health administration -- Nova Scotia

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

Statement[Nova Scotia, Department of Health
LC ClassificationsRA399.A5 N695 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18249869M

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The annual accountability frameworks between the department and the health authorities include a series of key performance indicators that enable the department to monitor overall system performance.

This report reflects on the outcomes achieved by the department in relation to the goals and priorities established in the Business Plan.

The accountability report outlines progress made over the last year to continue meeting Nova Scotians’ health care needs.

Our top priority is improving access to primary health care, including improving collaborative care and access to doctors. Both of these initiatives were vital to creating sustainable, effective changes in the Nova Scotia health system.

With these changes in the health system, the Department and the health authorities have needed to reexamine what the system is collectively aiming to achieve and how progress towards goals will be measured.

A sustainable health system is one that is accountable for providing quality services to the population it serves and is affordable in the long term. The Nova Scotia Government’s vision of the New Nova Scotia is supported by carefully developed economic and social plans leading to The following table.

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At Nova Scotia Health Authority, we are committed to being transparent in our actions and use of resources and accountability for our decisions. Here you will find a range of information covering corporate and program-specific strategies, business plans and financial documents, reports on many aspects of our performance, and regularly-updated.

Communications Nova Scotia’s Statement of Mandate for the fiscal year just ended. The reporting of Communications Nova Scotia outcomes necessarily includes estimates, judgments and opinions by Communications Nova Scotia management.

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Matheson Centre in Elmsdale, and Colchester East Hants Health Centre in Truro. Part of working together includes ensuring Nova Scotians are well and accurately informed in order to help understand and influence the evolution of the health system.

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