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New research involving fish oil could mean better care for critically ill infants

Bodil Larsen is fishing for answers… and her prize fish is in the international spotlight. The advanced practice dietitian with Capital Health’s Regional Nutrition and...

Critical Care Response Team at York Central Hospital has tremendous success

Meeting the medical needs of the sickest patients is very specialized work and caregivers need to respond quickly to their patients’ signs and symptoms....

New emergency department technology cutting triage time in half

Lisa Paul was scared. A new electronic triage application at The Scarborough Hospital (TSH) is cutting triage time in half and giving its multicultural patient...

Royal Victoria Hospital’s SWAT team swoops in

Lisa Paul was scared. She was extremely panic stricken. She thought she was going to die. Although in a blur of confusion and pain, she...

Improving access to paediatric critical care

Improving access to paediatric critical care Thankfully, most of us will never have to think about our child requiring critical care. But for parents of...

Patient pagers provide a glimpse into Trillium’s ER transformation and redesign

When Trillium Health Centre embarked on a project to transform and redesign its emergency care system, it took a multifaceted approach. Teams were assembled...

Markham Stouffville Hospital makes 50 improvements to the emergency department

It’s a busy day in the emergency department at Markham Stouffville Hospital. But it’s not unusual. The hospital sees 52,000 patients a year in...

CritiCall Ontario: Improving access to care through change and innovation

Lisa Paul was scared. A year after taking over the helm of CritiCall Ontario, the province’s 24 hour emergency referral service for physicians, Executive Director...

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