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Other Recent Articles

Health services integration in a small Ontario community
Health services integration in a small Ontario community

Varouj Eskedjian In January 2013, I took on the role of President and CEO at Haliburton Highlands Health Services (HHHS). While the transition into the CEO role has had its expected growing pains, the adjustment to the position has been ...

Posted: August 28, 2015|From the CEO's Desk|0 comments

Duty to protect hospital staff from workplace violence is paramount
Duty to protect hospital staff from workplace violence
is paramount

The Government of Ontario recently announced that it is establishing a “Workplace Violence Prevention in Health Care Leadership Table” to “better protect health care professionals on the job.” This announcement follows last year’s decision by the Ministry of Labour to ...

Posted: August 27, 2015|Legal Update, Uncategorized|0 comments

SickKids’ CALIPER Project fills gaps in paediatric reference intervals
SickKids’ CALIPER Project fills gaps in paediatric
reference intervals

The Canadian Society of Clinical Chemists (CSCC) has selected SickKids’s CALIPER project to receive the 2015 Inaugural Award for Innovation in Laboratory Medicine. The CALIPER team and the principal investigator, Dr. Khosrow Adeli will be receiving this award for their ...

Posted: August 26, 2015|Pediatrics, Research|0 comments

Bariatric patients sharing lived experiences in Peer Support Program
Bariatric patients sharing lived experiences in Peer
Support Program

The Peer Support Working Group in the Bariatric Program at Humber River Hospital. When faced with a chronic illness such as morbid obesity, every bit of support helps patients get to a state of optimum health and wellness. This is ...

Posted: August 24, 2015|Surgery|1 comment

Expanding paediatric care in northeastern Ontario
Expanding paediatric care in northeastern Ontario

Dr. Sean Murray, Paediatrician and Medical Director of the North Eastern Ontario Health Centre for Kids (NEO Kids) What is the most common health care issue facing children in Northeastern Ontario? It’s not obesity, diabetes, allergies, asthma, autism, Attention Deficit ...

Posted: August 21, 2015|Pediatrics|0 comments