Barb Collins, RN


Humber River Hospital

Barb Collins was appointed president/CEO of Humber River Hospital in July 2016. In her previous role as COO, she served as the senior executive lead for HRH’s redevelopment project and oversaw the design, construction and activation of HRH’s Wilson Site in October 2015, North America’s first fully digital hospital. This groundbreaking approach to integrating technology across all hospital systems and workflows was shortly followed by the development and implementation of HRH’s Command Centre in November 2017, a first in Canada and second in the world. Ms. Collins is a registered nurse with a Master of Business Administration degree from Queens University. She has more than 40 years of progressive leadership experience in all major clinical and support areas in acute care. She is passionate about high reliability and compassionate patient care.


Achieving High-Reliability Healthcare With Real-Time Interventions for Targeted Patient Populations

Presented by Barb Collins, RN, Jeff Terry, FACHE at 1:00 PM on Friday, March 26th.

Patient safety and quality healthcare delivery are priorities for top-performing hospitals and healthcare systems everywhere. Achieving big gains requires transformational work and that is often difficult. A key component to accelerating this work is having the ability to spot risk early and intervene in the moment when it matters. Real-time, contextual information that is usable…