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Better supply chain data can save you several hundred thousand dollars

FOCUS: Operating Room Supply Chain Creating better supply chain data can save you several hundred thousand dollars: New OHA guide shows how. This is the third...

Inspiring patient shares message of hope

Allison Roberts holds the hand of her daughter, Taryn, as they walk through the doors of Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre. Dressed in pink...

Health promotion: Advocating a healthy lifestyle program

There is a quick comment when asked about living a healthy lifestyle every day no matter what age you are; the answer is, it’s...

Centre for Headache tackles long wait-list with educational seminars

A new active wait time strategy to care for patients before their first visit As Ontario’s only academic medical centre dedicated solely to headache...

Preventing HIV/AIDS one text message at a time

Mobile technology connects us with the world from anywhere at any time. With the click of a button, we have instant access to endless...

Research leads to successful health promotion program

Research has an enormous impact on our communities, leading to innovations in disease management, prevention, and treatment. But rarely does a community have so...

Innovations in mental health care take rehabilitation in new directions

As she pushes the button to turn on the new laptop, Suzanne becomes visibly engaged. Her face lights up, her posture straightens, she moves...

New model of care to help prevent serious fractures in higher risk patients

Serious fractures, especially hip fractures, are a consequence of osteoporosis and all too common among our elderly population in Canada. For an elderly patient,...

Making connections to understand and manage pain

Are you in pain? How’s your pain today? On a scale of zero to ten, ten being the worst pain, how would you rate your pain? These...

Know a nursing hero? Hospital News wants to hear about your special nurse

  It’s that time of year again. Time to honour the hardwork and dedication of Canadian nurses. Hospital News is currently soliciting nominations for our 7th...

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