Who: Sheldon Tobe MD, MScCH (HPTE), FRCPC, FACP, FAHA; Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto and Northern Ontario School of Medicine; Post Graduate Fellowship Director, Adult Nephrology, University of Toronto.
Topic: Is it time that Ontario took a ‘Kaiser-like’ approach to blood pressure management?
Describe the rise and fall of blood pressure control in Canada and the resulting cost to our quality of life.
Describe how a collaborative program to improve hypertension awareness treatment and control as was done by CHEP, can help us achieve the WHO Global HEARTS vision of more effective intervention at lower cost.
Demonstrate the role that continuing professional development coupled with quality improvement principles can play in achieving this vision.