Achieving Results through Collaboration

We live in complex and uncertain times. Often, with disappointing results, we turn to experts for answers. Our experience suggests the experts are already in your organization or your community. They have the knowledge and the passion to find answers to tomorrow's questions today. Metapraxis employs whole system thinking methods to engage with your system in a manner that discovers common ground. Though the application of our SearchFx process, we can rapidly identify collaborative solutions by collectively drawing upon and synthesizing the perspectives of individuals in groups from 20 to 200. Through a process of discovery and reflection SearchFx leads to the generation of sustainable solutions that are shared across your organization. Learn more about SearchFx click here

Business Transformation in Canadian Organizations: Building a Capacity for Change:

Led the Conference Board’s Business Transformation Initiative. This included working with 15 senior executives from the public and private through a Business Transformation Council. The preparation of a comprehensive research report on business transformation practices that focused on the role of organizational learning to create sustainable change in Canadian organizations. 

Robert Transport

Robert Transport is a growing Canadian transport company. Organizational growth coupled with tremendous external business pressures required Robert Transport to place a priority on the development and support of its leadership group. The Enhancing Leadership Skills initiative focussed on introducing a broad range of leadership competency programmes and the active integration of these competencies into workplace applications.

Health Informatics and Health Information Management Strategy for ICTC

The Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC) is a not-for-profit national centre of expertise for the digital economy. ICTC fosters innovative and globally competitive Canadian industries empowered by a talented and diverse digital workforce. Metapraxis assisted the ICTC in developing a collaborative strategy with sector partners that moved the recently published Health Informatics and Health Information Management Human Resources Report forward to implementation. The goal was to facilitate the implementation of interoperable, secure EHIS that would contribute to the ability of health service providers to collaborate and to fundamentally improve service delivery

Royal Canadian Mounted Police: Central Region Change Management Initiative 

Coached RCMP senior management through the dynamics of the change process and facilitated the Central Region Executive Committee through resolution of critical governance issues. A Whole-Scale Change methodology was used in this assignment and over 200 member of the Force collaborated in creating more innovation solutions to operational integration. This assignment began with a series of diagnostical interviews with a cross-section of the organization from within the Region. We conducted a series of 10 interviews with high level RCMP executives to discover the best practices used in other Regions as well as the areas to avoid.

Interdisciplinary Collaboration Project: Reform of Primary Health Care in Canada

Designed and delivered 28 interventions to over 1200 primary health care practitioners, policy-makers and association executives. The EICP initiative was a $6 million project, under the Primary Care Transition Fund, involving 11 primary care national stake¬holder associations. The project team developed a primary care collaboration framework and implementation plan. As part of the team, Metapraxis Ltd. was responsible for the development and implementation of a change management strategy.

Directional Change Plan in Health Care: The British Columbia Ministry of Health Directional Plan

Metapraxis Ltd. developed and deployed an innovative dialogue approach that entailed the participative development of future, province-wide health care scenarios as a means of testing desired values and goals for the future development of the health care system in BC. The project was the first of its kind in Canada. It became the focus of collaboration with the regional health authorities.

Primary Health Care Indicator Development Project

Designed and moderated for the Canadian Institute on Health Care Research two Primary Health Care Indicator Development Consensus Conferences. The project involved 60 participants from diverse primary health care organizations. Working with CIHI, Metapraxis developed an innovative group processes that resulted in the prioritization and agreement on the key PHC indicators.

Community Engagement Framework: Central Local Health Integration Network

Metapraxis worked with 13 health service providers including the six hospitals in the Central LHIN to develop a community engagement framework. The framework created a common language and a decision-making tool which hospitals will employ to collaborate with each other and other health service providers to develop a community engagement strategy as per their accountability agreement with the LHIN.