Salus Global Announces New Board Chair

Salus Global is a Canadian leader in partnering with healthcare teams.  Through change leadership and change management practices, they work together to reduce risk and increase patient safety. One of its strategic advantages is its Leadership, and today we are pleased to announce the appointment of Catherine Gaulton, CEO of HIROC, as the new chair of the Board of Directors.

Ms. Gaulton is a seasoned healthcare and insurance executive with a complementary wealth of experience in corporate governance and corporate law. Prior to 2017 when she joined HIROC and took on her current role as CEO, Catherine served as Vice President of Quality and System Performance and Chief Legal Officer for the Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA).

Salus Global President and CEO, Kim Baker noted, “We are very fortunate to have Ms. Gaulton, who brings a high caliber of healthcare, patient safety and quality experience.”

Ms. Baker added, “We want to express our sincere gratitude to Dr. Calder for her tremendous leadership and tenure as Board Chair and are grateful that she will continue to serve as a member of the Board of Directors”.

Ms. Gaulton and Dr. Lisa Calder both believe that quality and safety in Canadian healthcare have never been more important.  Salus Global’s updated approach is focused on meeting teams where they are and on infusing new energy to make an even greater impact on quality and safety.  The organization is committed to fueling change, energizing teams and ensuring the best and safest care.

For more information on Salus Global and the complete listing of the Board of Directors visit

Ms. Catherine Gaulton: CEO, HIROC (Board Chair)
Dr. Amanda Black: OBGYN, President, the SOGC
Dr. Debra Boyce : Family Physician, Past CMPA President
Dr. Lisa Calder: CEO, CMPA
Dr. Diane Francoeur :  CEO, SOGC
Michael Lam : CPO, AHS
Ms. Wendy Nicklin:  President (Board Chair), ISQua
Dr. Helen Scott: Professor, Epidemiology at U of T; Special Advisor for the W.H.O.

About Salus Global

Salus Global (SG) is a boutique Canadian healthcare consulting firm offering – customized solutions for hospitals and healthcare providers that will change the way they work together — transforming teams of experts into expert teams.

moreOB, the original SG.solution, has been introduced in over 300 hospitals, to over 16,000 healthcare professionals coast-to-coast.

Salus Global is owned by the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC), the Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) and the Healthcare Insurance Reciprocal of Canada (HIROC), joined in their common vision of optimizing patient care and safety.

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