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There’s no fun in H1N1

Who can resist the opportunity to learn more about infection prevention and control and flu prevention when it means participating in the chocolate pudding...

Innovative rehab research program improves patient care

After a total knee replacement, Sebastiano Sarracini never imagined he would be swinging virtual golf clubs, lunging for virtual tennis balls or walking virtual...

Transfer of accountability system ensures safe patient handoff

Every 24 hours at Mississauga’s Trillium Health Centre, upwards of 1,500 information exchanges take place between two nurses at the patient’s bedside. One nurse...

Infection control part of hospital culture

A key component of Infection Control protocols at Windsor Regional Hospital occurred in early 2008 when the hospital engaged in a Strategic Planning exercise...

Patient safety measure identifies potentially life threatening heart conditions in newborns

York Central Hospital is committed to patient safety. With its many routine tests and safety procedures, the hospital prides itself in providing the best...

Scarborough Hospital shows remarkable improvement in C. difficile cases

A massive hospital-wide initiative to improve patient safety has resulted in an unprecedented 94 per cent decline in the number of C. difficile cases...

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