Monthly Archives: August 2012

“The stethoscope has been the tried and true technology for all physicians, but over the past five years or so I have come to...

Getting patients admitted from the emergency department (ED) to a bed on the units as quickly as possible is a top priority at The...

Seconds matter when you’re a trauma patient. Thanks to a partnership among St. Michael’s Hospital, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, the Ontario Telemedicine Network, Criticall...

In the wee hours of Saturday, June 9, the doors were shut and the lights turned off as emergency department staff at the Royal...

Psychological trauma can have a powerful impact. It can affect core beliefs, emotions and relationships. It even affects physical health, as well as how...

At William Osler Health System, innovative forms of technology have touched virtually every aspect of patient care delivery in recent years. From pharmacy to...

Starting this summer, expansion of three programs by BC Ambulance Service (BCAS) will benefit critically injured or ill patients in some remote portions of...

On April 26, 2012, Baby Atticus decided that 9 plus months of waiting was long enough.  The 7 pound, 2 ounce son of Mary...

Patients are often frustrated by lengthy emergency department wait times. More frustrating yet is not having any idea how long the wait will be. ...

Picture a hospital. Ambulances race into the ER, doctors perform life-saving surgery, nurses wrap casts and machines beep. Now imagine if the hospital had...