Monthly Archives: August 2010

No one has to explain the value of faster emergency cardiac care to Durham resident Kaleem Salam. Getting treated quickly for his heart attack...

To help educate newly immigrated community members on accessing emergency department services, St. Joseph’s Health Centre, Toronto, recently launched the Emergency Department Navigational Video....

Smartphones are the newest way to stay connected and lately, it seems like everyone is using one. Remarkably, there are over 200,000 iPhone...

‘Trimming the fat’ and ‘Lean’ are not your typical health-care terminology, however the principles behind the words have been instrumental in changing ‘end to...

During an emergency or crisis – natural or man-made – hospital emergency departments rapidly fill up with seniors. Floods, fires, power outages, pandemics, not...

The Emergency Departments of Bluewater Health are among the busiest community emergency departments in Ontario. Last year, we helped more than 84,000 patients—65,300 at...

Neither tornadoes, earthquakes, external chemical spills nor the threat of possible violence during the recent G8 summit, scare Carol Holden. In fact, she says...

Visiting the Emergency Department (ED) is a stressful experience for patients at the best of times, but for children, the impact can be even...

In an era when e-mail is rapidly replacing phone calls in many workplaces, telephones and the simple power of dialogue continue to form the...

Since joining the Emergency Department (ED) at Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay, Ontario, in October 2009, Physician Assistant (PA) Robert McDougall has had a...