Archive for February, 2011

Hospital goes green with new computer technology upgrades
Hospital goes green with new computer technology upgrades

What happens when a hospital invests a little and updates computer technology? Cost savings, improved efficiency, better customer service and a greener hospital.“By improving our computer technology, we’re saving money and using less energy. It’s a win for the hospital ...

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Two multi-million dollar gifts for new Oakville Hospital
Two multi-million dollar gifts for new Oakville Hospital

Fundraisers know that the generous acts of a few people have a ripple effect itn a community. Giving is contagious and that is exactly what happened a few months ago at the Oakville Hospital Foundation. Betty Birmingham and ...

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UHN Medical Interpreters
UHN Medical Interpreters

Imagine falling ill in a foreign country where you don’t speak the native language. You go to the hospital where you cannot understand a single word the physician is saying and they cannot understand you. What would you do? How ...

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Engaging housekeeping staff in performance improvement and service excellence at St. Michael’s Hospital
Engaging housekeeping staff in performance improvement
and service excellence at St. Michael’s Hospital

Everyday, the 350 environmental services (EVS) staff at St. Michael’s Hospital provide essential cleaning and sanitation of high risk areas, patient and specimen transport, facility maintenance, as well as general housekeeping services. While these services support the busy research and ...

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Providence Care among first in Canada to launch ePatient Record across services
Providence Care among first in Canada to launch ePatient
Record across services

Providence Care is going electronic – by implementing an ePatient Record across all of its services over the next two years. This marks Providence Care as becoming one of the first health service providers in Canada to implement an ePatient ...

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Mount Sinai Changing the Colour of Care
Mount Sinai Changing the Colour of Care

Mount Sinai Hospital firmly put its stamp on environmental leadership in the health sector when it was recognized for the success of four ambitious initiatives at the fall 2010, 10th Green Health Care Awards. Sponsored by the Ontario Hospital Association ...

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Patients and families to benefit from new mental health expansion in Kitchener
Patients and families to benefit from new mental health
expansion in Kitchener

A $13.5 million expansion to Grand River Hospital’s Freeport Site in Kitchener is providing new specialized services for mental health patients closer to families and loved ones. Care providers, elected officials, donors, patients and families officially opened the 50 bed ...

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Construction begins on state-of-the art rehabilitation hospital wing
Construction begins on state-of-the art rehabilitation
hospital wing

People recovering from traumatic illnesses and life-changing injuries will soon have access to a state-of-the-art rehabilitation facility equipped to deliver 21st-century rehab care. In 2009, St. John’s Rehab Hospital began its first major construction project in more than 35 ...

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Solar energy a first for Interior Health Facilities
Solar energy a first for Interior Health Facilities

Solar energy has come to Penticton Regional Hospital and Summerland Health Centre in British Columbia in a new initiative designed to improve energy efficiency and reduce costs. The Public Sector Energy Conservation Agreement (PSECA) recently allocated $506,250 to Interior Health ...

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New Runnymede leads the way in specialized care and innovative design
New Runnymede leads the way in specialized care and
innovative design

Patient care, innovation and modern technology to facilitate the provision of specialized complex continuing care, were top of mind when considering the design of the new Runnymede Healthcare Centre, which stands elegantly on the corner of a quiet west Toronto ...

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