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Healing and the Health Care Village

Imagine a hospital where you go for a good meal; a place you visit to hear lectures, musical performances or hold a reception; a...

Natural design elements in a high-tech environment

As a creative person, involved primarily with the creation of comfortable surroundings for human beings, I was commissioned by John Thompson of GE Medical...

Bringing Research and Innovation to the Bedside

Architects see in three dimensions. The science and art of their profession is to translate the vision of a client into space that works....

William Osler Health Centre is breaking ground in more ways than one!

Recognized as one of the most successful hospital amalgamations in Ontario, William Osler Health Centre is poised to become one of the most progressive...

Big improvements at UHN’s Toronto Western Hospital

With the initial phases of its multi-year redevelopment nearing completion, the University Health Network's Toronto Western Hospital is already a far different place. A soaring...

Government programs promote health-care energy efficiency

At one time the phrase "I'm from the government and I'm here to help!" would have meant immediate suspicions if not absolute panic. ...

Cambridge Memorial Hospital Achieves Environmental First

Sound environmental management practices have earned Cambridge Memorial Hospital (CMH) the title of North American's first ISO 14001 certified hospital. This level of certification...

Patient care enhanced through new on-line library partnership

For the first time in Ontario, physicians and other professional staff in local community hospitals have been given instant access to the resources of...

Identification and Control of Hospital Effluents

There are significant environmental health concerns within health-care facilities including chemical, biological and waste effluents. Due diligence requires that these effluents be identified,...

Hamilton Health Sciences Opens New Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

It was a day nurse Patty Davy and others working in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Hamilton Health Sciences' Children's Hospital thought...

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