Archive for December, 2010

The Scarborough Hospital offers umbilical cord blood banking
The Scarborough Hospital offers umbilical cord
blood banking

Families delivering babies at The Scarborough Hospital now have the opportunity to bank umbilical cord blood, providing a match for their child should they become ill and require a stem cell transplant later in life. The Scarborough Hospital announced ...

Posted: December 1, 2010|Uncategorized|0 comments

Women Building Women’s
Women Building Women’s

From concept to construction, women are leading the redevelopment of Women’s College Hospital. By 2015, a new, state-of-the-art facility will rise on Women’s College Hospital’s current downtown Toronto site. The new 450,000-square-foot hospital will be unlike any other – built ...

Posted: December 1, 2010|Uncategorized|0 comments

Windsor Regional Hospital wins“People’s Choice Award” at Ministry of Health and Long Term Care and OHA Innovations Expo
Windsor Regional Hospital wins“People’s Choice
Award” at Ministry of Health and Long Term Care and
OHA Innovations Expo

On Wednesday, November 10, 2010, Windsor Regional Hospital was awarded the People’s Choice Award for their Follow the Yellow Dot Initiative at the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care and OHA Innovations Expo. Celebrating Innovations in Health Care ...

Posted: December 1, 2010|Uncategorized|0 comments

Seeing men in a whole new light
Seeing men in a whole new light

Dr. Keith Jarvi’s enthusiasm is contagious. The Director of the Murray Koffler Centre for Urologic Wellness at Toronto’s Mount Sinai Hospital proudly demonstrates the Centre’s most recent technological addition — a high-resolution ultrasound machine that will be employed in establishing ...

Posted: December 1, 2010|Uncategorized|0 comments

Skin to skin initiative helps promote successful breastfeeding
Skin to skin initiative helps promote
successful breastfeeding

A new Skin to Skin initiative being used in St. Joseph’s Health Centre, Toronto’s, Family Birthing program is helping to put brand new moms, like Suvi Kusima, on the right track to breastfeeding. “I feel that this is a ...

Posted: December 1, 2010|Uncategorized|0 comments

Female donors contribute to renovate Women’s Health Centre at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto
Female donors contribute to renovate Women’s Health
Centre at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto

Four years ago, a committee of female donors set out to raise $4.5 million to renovate the Women’s Health Centre at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto, an aging facility that in no way reflected the quality of care provided. ...

Posted: December 1, 2010|Uncategorized|0 comments

Ontario Shores opens first clinic in Durham Region that specializes in mental health and women’s health
Ontario Shores opens first clinic in Durham Region that
specializes in mental health and women’s health

Many women who suffer from a mental illness become mothers, and these women often need specialized care to support their journey into motherhood as well as continued support in their journey to achieving mental health. With the proper supports in ...

Posted: December 1, 2010|Uncategorized|0 comments

Midwifery integration
Midwifery integration

Sixteen years after midwifery was regulated in Ontario, there are more than 500 registered midwives managing approximately 10 per cent of births in the province. About 75 per cent of midwifery clients choose to have hospital births. Yet ...

Posted: December 1, 2010|Uncategorized|1 comment

Make no bones about it, osteoporosis is treatable
Make no bones about it, osteoporosis is treatable

Osteoporosis is a disease that is associated with misconceptions, the most common of which is that once a person is diagnosed with osteoporosis, his or her condition will decline and nothing will change it – however, this assumption is far ...

Posted: December 1, 2010|Uncategorized|1 comment

A homecoming like no other
A homecoming like no other

Thirty years ago, babies like Maria Sottosanti rarely survived. Born January 9, 1980 at only 26 weeks gestation and weighing a scant 1 lb 15 ozs, the tiny infant’s chances were grim. But Maria hung on - with ...

Posted: December 1, 2010|Uncategorized|0 comments

More News