WEDNESDAY, NOV. 7:  Bermuda Hospitals Board will go under a Clinical and Corporate Governance Review.

Canadian firm Howard Associates has been selected to conduct the review.

Howard Associates has over 25 years of experience in management consulting in healthcare. 

Other clients include Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, Mount Sinai Hospital, Queen Elizabeth Hospital – Toronto Rehabilitation Centre, Vancouver General Hospital and the Royal Ottawa Hospital, amongst many others.

The process started on Monday, November 5, with the investigation and review phase expected to be completed by the end of the year. 

A final report will be returned by the end of January 2013. The cost of the review is under $100,000. 

Input

Community members can have input into the process by forwarding their concerns and issues to the Ombudsman for Bermuda, who will also review the process on a weekly basis as well as providing public commentary on the final report.

The BHB are also working the Bermuda Ombudsman’s office to make the process as transparent as possible.