New Clinical Quality Lead
Andrea L Moser, MD, MSc, CCFP, FCFP - Announcement
It is our great pleasure to announce that, following a competitive process, Dr. Andrea Moser is the successful candidate for the role of Toronto Central Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) Clinical Quality Lead. In this position, Dr. Moser will have the opportunity to influence positive change, with the ultimate goal of aligning the quality agenda, and engaging the Toronto Central LHIN community to build on and help accelerate existing efforts to promote a culture of quality that will enable improved patient outcomes, experience of care and value for money.
Through the establishment of Regional Quality Tables, HQO and the LHINs are collaborating to advance clinical quality in a coordinated and impactful way across the province to support improvement in ways that are meaningful to patients. As Chair of the Toronto Central LHIN’s Regional Quality Table, Dr. Moser will be leading a group of local quality experts who will work to ensure there is consistent and high-quality health care across the entire LHIN. Advice from this Table will be critical as the LHIN organizes its geography into five sub-LHIN regions in order to more effectively implement its strategic plan.
Dr. Andrea Moser is a family physician whose practice is focused on care for the elderly. She graduated from the University of Ottawa where she completed Family Medicine and Care of the Elderly residency. She later completed a Masters in Clinical Epidemiology. Her clinical practice is in long term care and house visits for housebound frail seniors at Baycrest Health Services. She is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Associate Medical Director, Apotex Nursing Home at Baycrest and is a Certified Medical Director through the American Medical Directors Association. She is medical co-lead with the Centre for Effective Practice on the Appropriate Prescribing Demonstration Project. She is the chair of the OMA Section of Care of the Elderly and LTC, is past President of the Ontario Long-term Care Physicians and a member of the Board of Directors of the Long Term Care Medical Directors Association of Canada. She has facilitated many presentations and workshops related to seniors care provincially and nationally and has recently been integral in the development and implementation of a LTC Medical Director Curriculum in Ontario in partnership with OLTCP and HQO.
Dr. Moser will have a dual reporting relationship to the Chief, Clinical Quality at Health Quality Ontario (HQO), as well as the Chief Executive Officer of the Toronto Central LHIN.
Please join us in congratulating Dr. Moser on her appointment to this important role.
Susan Fitzpatrick – Chief Executive Officer, Toronto Central LHIN
Dr. Jeffrey Turnbull - Chief, Clinical Quality, Health Quality Ontario