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Infection control: How to educate and motivate
Infection control: How to educate and motivate

One of the finalist in the hand hygiene photo contest. For most health care workers, infection control is a topic that doesn’t generate much excitement. And for many healthcare workers, infection control training consists of a mere one-day module and ...


Ultraviolet and HVAC: Keys to reducing hospital acquired infections
Ultraviolet and HVAC: Keys to reducing hospital
acquired infections

Sanuvox Aseptix twin units disinfecting patient room. The use of ultraviolet light systems is becoming more widely used in healthcare facilities for disinfecting patient and operating rooms.  Yet, ultraviolet lights systems are misunderstood in spite of significant research and use ...


Patient satisfaction is served
Patient satisfaction is served

Runnymede Healthcare Centre patient, Barbara (left) tries the hospital’s new thickened tea with Monique, speech-language pathologist. Patient experience surveys in Ontario consistently find a link between satisfaction with hospital food and overall patient satisfaction. Comprised of different backgrounds, cultures and ...

Posted: November 18, 2014|Featured, Patient Care|0 comments

Proton Pump Inhibitors: Are we doing no harm?
Proton Pump Inhibitors: Are we doing no harm?

Ongoing stomach and digestive problems can be miserable for patients – and are a common cause for visits to a health care professional. Patients are often looking for a prescription to help ease their symptoms and health care professionals want ...

Posted: November 17, 2014|Evidence Matters|0 comments

Putting patients at the helm of symptom management
Putting patients at the helm of symptom management

Cancer Care Ontario (CCO) is completing the Systemic Therapy Ambulatory Toxicity Management (AToM) Pilot which takes a patient-centred approach to improve how treatment-related toxicities are managed. Population-based studies within Ontario and in other jurisdictions have shown that a high percentage ...

Posted: November 16, 2014|Health Care Policy, Patient Care|0 comments