Archive for February, 2007

New facility in Brampton eagerly anticipated
New facility in Brampton eagerly anticipated

When a city builds its first new hospital in over 80 years, it's sure to be eagerly anticipated by the public. And it's to be expected that health professionals look forward to working in a state-of-the-art clinical setting. But when ...

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Humber River Regional Hospital Child Life Specialist spreads smiles in Kenya
Humber River Regional Hospital Child Life Specialist
spreads smiles in Kenya

Smiling comes easily to Jody Chatterton, especially when she's doing something she loves - working with children. And for the 28 year-old certified Child Life Specialist at Humber River Regional Hospital in Toronto, her participation in a pediatric medical ...

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Sunnybrook saves energy
Sunnybrook saves energy

Behind the scenes at one of Canada's largest hospitals is an unseen but essential part of running such an organization: the power plant and its energy management program. In servicing over 2.25 million square feet of facility at the ...

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Alberta Children’s Hospital sets a new standard in family-centered care
Alberta Children’s Hospital sets a new standard in
family-centered care

The new Alberta Children's Hospital (ACH), which opened on September 27, 2006, has become an instant design benchmark thanks to its unique child-friendly design approach. From the design to the daily operations of the new facility, the hospital is helping ...

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Patient perspectives and staff workflow key to designing new space at Mount Sinai Hospital
Patient perspectives and staff workflow key to designing
new space at Mount Sinai Hospital

Maureen Riley knows what it's like to be the mother of a newborn child who needs hospitalization. Riley's son Sullivan was born 13 weeks early, weighing just over a pound, and spent four months in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit ...

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Innovative design for Ste-Anne Hospital features green elements
Innovative design for Ste-Anne Hospital features
green elements

Many managers of aging Canadian health-care facilities are beginning to see the benefits of changing old buildings into innovative and green health-care environments. This is exactly what happened with Ste-Anne Hospital in Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue, Québec, where the clients and ARCOP architects ...

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Telemedicine benefits oncology treatment
Telemedicine benefits oncology treatment

A northern Ontario breast cancer patient is now confident about her treatment plan thanks to telemedicine capabilities at Kingston General Hospital (KGH). A meeting between the Moose Factory, Ontario woman and medical oncologist Dr. Yolanda Madarnas took place recently via videoconference ...

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Multidisciplinary team provides better care for kids with intestinal failure
Multidisciplinary team provides better care for kids
with intestinal failure

The Group for the Improvement of Intestinal Function and Treatment (GIFT) at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) is the first formal multidisciplinary team in Canada dedicated to the treatment and research of intestinal failure in children. A mere three ...

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