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Has your health care facility already experienced climate-related hazards?
Has your health care facility already experienced
climate-related hazards?

Many health care facilities across North America have already experienced extreme weather events (e.g. storms, floods, wildfires, extreme temperature events) that can create emergencies by damaging infrastructure, compromising access to critical resources (e.g. food and water) and have challenged the ...

Posted: February 26, 2015|Green Column, Patient and Staff Safety|0 comments

Getting to work the smart way
Getting to work the smart way

Joceline Turner, Technical Specialist, Hamilton Health Sciences (second from left) and Rebekah Jackson-Gravely Advanced Rehabilitation Therapist, Hamilton Health Sciences (third from left) accept the Employer of the Year Award from Smart Commute on behalf of Hamilton Health Sciences.     As Hamilton’s ...

Posted: February 20, 2015|Patient and Staff Safety|0 comments

Energy efficiency at HSC Winnipeg
Energy efficiency at HSC Winnipeg

The 35,000 square foot second energy plant at HSC Winnipeg.   Health Sciences Centre Winnipeg, Manitoba’s hospital, is the province’s largest health care facility and serves populations from Manitoba, northwestern Ontario and parts of Nunavut. Harsh winters and summer temperature swings ...

Posted: February 18, 2015|Facilities Management and Design|0 comments

Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Becomes First 3RCertified Hospital
Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Becomes First
3RCertified Hospital

Amy Zoumboulis, Housekeeping Supervisor (left) and Carrie Sophonow, Manager, Housekeeping, proudly display the 3RCertified Award CKHA received from the Recycling Council of Ontario. Chatham-Kent Health Alliance’s (CKHA) continued excellence in environmental initiatives were recognized with a Gold Level certification from ...

Posted: February 15, 2015|Facilities Management and Design|0 comments

Benefits of sustainable design include improved care and long-term cost savings
Benefits of sustainable design include improved care and
long-term cost savings

The architectural rendering is of the new Teck Acute Care Centre and credit would go to: Affinity Partnerships, ZGF Architects LLP and CEI Architecture. The new Teck Acute Care Centre in Vancouver will be a leading example of how sustainability ...



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