Award of Excellence
GOING ABOVE & BEYOND
Highest level of recognition awarded to Trillium Health Centre
On Monday, November 1, 2011, Trillium Health Centre officially received the Order of Excellence at the Canada Awards for Excellence Ceremony in Toronto. Excellence Canada (formerly National Quality Institute) awarded the honour to Trillium Health Centre for its Excellence, Innovation and Wellness programs.
The Order of Excellence Award is the highest level of recognition presented by Excellence Canada. Trillium is the only hospital to receive this prestigious national award this year and one of only two hospitals to ever receive it.
The award recognizes organizations that have successfully maintained a focus on excellence over the long term and have previously received the Canada Awards for Excellence Gold Trophy.
In awarding the Order of Excellence, Excellence Canada cited several of Trillium's approaches and programs, including commitment to continuous improvement through active leadership and appropriate financial support, overall quantitative goal setting, healthy workplace practices and community collaboration.
"Receiving the Canada Order of Excellence is deeply gratifying because it recognizes the tremendous contribution of our people to a sound, systematic approach to quality in everything we do," said Janet Davidson, O.C., former president and CEO of Trillium Health Centre. "This achievement demonstrates the hard work, leadership and commitment of the entire Trillium team to delivering high quality performance for our patients while caring for each other and creating a healthy workplace."
“The Canada Awards for Excellence recipients are world-class organizations and represent outstanding role models in leadership, customer service, and employee engagement.” Gary Seveny, Chair, Excellence Canada Board of Governors.
Since 1984, the Canada Awards for Excellence (CAE) have been presented annually to private, public, and notfor-profit organizations that have demonstrated excellence in the areas of Quality and a Healthy Workplace®. Through their achievement
and results, these organizations have made a significant contribution to the quality of life of Canadians.