Providence Healthcare
Providence Healthcare

Patient Safety

Infection and Compliance Rates

All Ontario hospitals are required to publicly report a number of safety indicators, including rates of C. difficile, MRSA, VRE and Hand Hygiene within their organization. At Providence, we welcome this initiative as an excellent way to foster transparency and awareness of patient safety.

Indicator Period Data
C. Difficile October 2017 Count: 1 (Less than 5 cases)
Rate: 0.14 per 1,000 patient days.
Trend graph
MRSA Blood Infection July 2017 - Sept 2017
Count: 0 cases
Rate: 0 per 1,000 patient days
VRE Blood Infection July 2017 - Sept 2017 0 per 1,000 patient days
0 cases
Hand Hygiene Compliance Rates*
  • 96.74% = Before initial patient/patient environment contact
  • 98.05% = After patient/patient environment contact

View Overall Hand Hygiene Compliance graph
* Rates for Hand Hygiene Compliance are updated annually.

To learn more about these indicators, visit our Infection Prevention and Control section.