Specializing in the conduct of onsite, preventative, Infection Control practice audits to put your mind at ease and smiles on the faces of your patients.

About Us

Practice Health Check Corp. is a boutique infection control consulting firm that provides customized Infection Control solutions.

Mission and Values

Practice Health Check’s mission is to provide our clients with expert infection control guidance. Our goal is to reduce the spread of infection, create safer working and patient/client environments, and elevate staff morale.

Practice Health Check provides clients with a team of infection control professionals who combine up-to-date industry knowledge and practical experience to create effective infection control and environmental services solutions creating safe environments for staff, clients, residents and patients.

What We Offer

Practice Health Check’s team of infection prevention and control consultants provides services to various health care and public health settings, as well as to private industries across Canada. We have earned a stellar reputation for the expertise and value that clients receive when utilizing our services.

We offer active and collaborative consultation, with comprehensive programs that are tailored to your infection prevention and control needs. Our expertise and services include education, on-site assessments, recommendations to achieve infection control best practices, implementation guidance, outbreak management support, healthcare facility design and construction recommendations.

Who We Are

Practice Health Check is dedicated to improving Infection Prevention and Control practices across all settings. Our team consists of national leaders in the fields of infection prevention and control, medical microbiology,  and infectious diseases.

Dr Kevin Katz - Medical Microbiologist and Infectious Diseases specialist. Infection Control Expert.

Dr. Kevin Katz

Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Kevin Katz is a Medical Microbiologist and Infectious Diseases specialist and an Associate Professor in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology at the University of Toronto. He has served on provincial Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) best practices committees for many years, and has co-authored many of the Provincial Infectious Diseases Advisory Committee best practices guidelines. He has special research interests in healthcare-acquired infections and patient safety.

Infection Control Expert. Certified Infection Control Professional (CIC)

Maja McGuire

President

Maja McGuire BSc MLT CIC  is a certified Infection Control Professional (CIC) with over 15 years of experience across all levels of healthcare including dental, medical acute care/community hospitals, independent health centres, and is an expert in healthcare construction and design.  Maja has served as director of hospital Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) and Occupational Health and Safety programs, is an instructor through Centennial College and has served on numerous national and provincial  IPAC groups including IPAC-Canada, IPAC-GTA, GOS and CSA. 



Senior Healthcare Leader and Executive

Tony Nguyen

Chief Operating Officer

Tony is our Chief Operating Officer at Practice Health Check. With nearly 25 years of experience in the healthcare sector, Tony has held leadership roles in acute care hospitals, long-term care, and retirement facilities. He has extensive experience, and is an expert in environmental cleaning, laundry, waste management, call centre operations, and nutrition and food services. With a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification, Tony is a strong proponent of continuous quality improvement and service excellence. He has served on the OHHA board of directors and was also an instructor with Centennial College’s Healthcare Environmental Services Management program. 

Our Services

Infection control consulting services, provided by our team of expert infection prevention and control consultants, include the following:

  • Development of infection prevention and control plans
  • On-site infection control and environmental services assessments/audits for all sectors of healthcare and non-healthcare organizations, complete with detailed reports of findings, recommendations and guidance for improvement or remediation of best practices
  • Assistance with Public Health, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, and Ministry of Labour inspection requirements following identification of IPAC lapses or orders
  • Preparation of and assistance with corrective plans of action related to audit deficiencies
  • Development of infection prevention risk assessment for healthcare and non-healthcare facilities
  • Guidance and assistance with reprocessing best practices, including onsite observation of processes and review of policies and procedures
  • Development of comprehensive customized infection prevention programs (start-up and established facilities). Includes staff occupational health and safety policies
  • Infection control lead onboarding and mentoring
  • Outbreak investigations including COVID-19, Group A Strep, Norovirus, Tuberculosis, and other Antibiotic Resistant Organisms
  • On-site and web-based educational programs and webinars
  • Email and telephone consultations
  • National, provincial and regional presentations
  • COVID-19 assistance

Did you need a Consultation? Contact us by email and tell us who you are and if you would like to be contacted back by phone or email. You may also reach out to us by phone at (647) 308-2841.