Program overview :
If you work on the frontlines, you probably have experienced it firsthand: Canada’s healthcare workers are facing high levels of stress and burnout leading to increased turnover, critical staffing shortages and impacts on the safety and quality care of patients, residents and clients across the care continuum.
Despite these ongoing challenges, those working in Canada’s healthcare sector have proven to be creative and resourceful. Many dedicated people, teams and organizations are working on innovative approaches that address health workforce issues head on. To support and help scale these important efforts, Healthcare Excellence Canada has launched the Health Workforce Innovation Challenge.
Are you and your colleagues trying—or wanting to try—new approaches to promote staff retention and support of your current health workforces? For example:
If the answer is “yes” to any of these questions, then this challenge is for you. Win monetary awards, build your capacity and join a community with shared goals for mutual support and learning.
This outcomes-based challenge features opportunities for monetary awards over 12-months, to recognize and reward the success of teams in moving the dial on improving the retention and support of their current workforce.
In addition, the challenge will help teams go farther, together, through networking and knowledge-sharing. Specifically, it will:
Teams can register anytime up until April 30, 2024.
But the sooner teams join, the more award opportunities they will have! In fact, teams could potentially be awarded up to $122,000.
Did you miss the virtual Q&A sessions to learn about the challenge and explore the opportunities?
We are grateful to the following organizations for their support of the Health Workforce Innovation Challenge, with more joining soon: