BC Patient Safety & Quality Council

Ben Ridout

Director, Patient & Public Engagement

Email: bridout@bcpsqc.ca
Twitter: @BR4Quality
Office: 604.668.8211
Vancouver, BC

Ben joined the Council in April 2014 as a Quality Leader in Clinical Improvement, supporting a variety of initiatives including Clinical Care Management and CLeAR (Call for Less Antipsychotics in Residential Care). In February 2016 he moved into a new role as Director of the Council’s Patient & Public Engagement team, which supports the Patient Voices Network.

Ben is interested in inspiring change within BC’s health system in order to achieve improved outcomes. He has always been passionate about numbers and has a specific interest in helping turn data into knowledge to support quality improvement initiatives. Through his new role in Patient & Public Engagement, Ben is involved in determining how data and the patient voice can be combined to advance improvements in our health system.

Ben holds a Master of Health Administration from Dalhousie University and a Bachelor of Business Administration, with a joint major in Business and Geography, from Simon Fraser University.

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