Archive for January, 2011

Humber River’s Organizational Development Team:  Effectively leading HRRH into the future
Humber River’s Organizational Development Team:
Effectively leading HRRH into the future

Organizational development is at the forefront of planning for Toronto’s Humber River Regional Hospital, and talent management is therefore a high priority for this multi-site acute care hospital. “As we prepare to build Ontario’s first digital hospital – a state-of-the-art ...

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Ontario Nurses receive oncology education and support at no cost
Ontario Nurses receive oncology education and support at
no cost

When Anna Maria de Souza was treated for cancer at Princess Margaret Hospital in 2007, she was touched by the nursing care she received. As one of Toronto’s most distinguished philanthropists and founder of Toronto’s Brazilian Ball, Anna Maria raised ...

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Falls prevention strategy team at St. Joseph’s Health Care London
Falls prevention strategy team at St. Joseph’s Health
Care London

With falls being one of the highest reported event categories in St. Joseph’s patient safety reporting system, and taking into account the impact a fall can have on one’s independence, health, and overall well-being, a team was struck to address ...

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West Park Healthcare Centre reaps benefits of workplace quality improvements
West Park Healthcare Centre reaps benefits of workplace
quality improvements

West Park Healthcare Centre is reaping large dividends from investing in workplace quality improvement – creating not only a safer, healthier environment for staff and patients alike, but also attracting attention outside of the West Toronto hospital. In November, ...

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Developing leaders from the ground up
Developing leaders from the ground up

There is a buzz around the room as small groups engage in animated discussions. As you watch a bit more, you realize that only two people are talking while the other person watches. As you wander through the room ...

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English at Work program speaks volumes at Misercorida Health Centre
English at Work program speaks volumes at Misercorida
Health Centre

Tuyet Lam was rarely alone while working at Misericordia Health Centre, but there were times she felt very lonely. That’s not surprising, considering Lam arrived in Winnipeg from Vietnam on April 17, 1980 and began working in Misericordia’s housekeeping ...

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Campbellford Memorial Hospital’s ER orientation shift program helps bring physicians to rural community
Campbellford Memorial Hospital’s ER orientation shift
program helps bring physicians to rural community

Not all cars are the same. When most people purchase a new car, they will usually take a “test drive” to understand the bells and whistles that make it unique. A decision to purchase (or not) soon follows. Similarly, not ...

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TODAY at Chatham-Kent Health Alliance  Training opportunities directly affecting you
TODAY at Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Training
opportunities directly affecting you

The development of the TODAY program (Training Opportunities Directly Affecting You) at Chatham-Kent Health Alliance (CKHA) was six months in the making, but the benefits and continuous learning for employees and patients will continue indefinitely. In a nutshell, the TODAY ...

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Hospitalist program helps streamline patient care at The Scarborough Hospital
Hospitalist program helps streamline patient care at The
Scarborough Hospital

Access to a physician along with an interdisciplinary team of health-care professionals was very “reassuring” for patient Diane Ranger, admitted to a general medicine unit at The Scarborough Hospital General campus in mid-August and discharged in early December. “Even ...

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Hiring for now, and for the future
Hiring for now, and for the future

For anyone who has been through an interview process or who has worked in Human Resources, you know the challenges and the time and effort involved in recruitment and retention. Imagine not only hiring one, or even 10 new ...

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