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Other Recent Articles

Baycrest innovation will help with transitions in care
Baycrest innovation will help with transitions in care

Carolyn Wong‎, occupational therapist, holds a small camera. Photo credit: Kelly Connelly. Baycrest Health Sciences has developed a solution to improve transitions in care for persons with dementia-related responsive behaviours. Responsive behaviour is a health care term used to describe behaviours ...

Posted: September 4, 2015|Geriatrics and Aging, Patient Care|0 comments

Bladder home monitoring for people with spinal cord injury
Bladder home monitoring for people with spinal
cord injury

The research team. Pictured L-R are Dr Babak Shadgan, Dr. Mark Nigro, Ms Teresa Lee, and Dr. Andrew Macnab. Spinal cord injury (SCI) is a devastating, life-changing event. Depending on the severity of the injury and the area of the ...


Training helps rural doctors meet emergency medicine needs
Training helps rural doctors meet emergency
medicine needs

A simulation training session is part of the Supplementary Emergency Medicine Education program, based at Mount Sinai Hospital. It began with coffee. Five emergency medicine physicians sat down on a cold January day to discuss the chronic shortage of access ...


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