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eCare strategy a priority at St. Joseph’s Health Centre

St. Joseph’s Health Centre is taking the steps to enhance patient care through innovation, as plans move ahead as part of our eCare strategy...

A step forward for mental health? The new Standard for Psychological Health of a...

Workers’ mental health and wellbeing will be the new thrust for employers thanks to a new CSA standard on protecting the psychological health of...

Four Priorities to get the health Care System out of the emergency room

Canadians associate their health care system with national pride. However, this pride does not match the results delivered by the system. Canada does not...

Hospitals and EFAPs create a healthier workplace

The Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP) exists within a hospital’s benefits program to support hospital employees and their dependents, helping them cope with...

‘Respect’ training helps to raise awareness on code of conduct, bullying, and workplace violence

A new hospital-wide training program is helping to educate staff, physicians and volunteers at Rouge Valley Health System (RVHS) on how to recognize the...

Markdale Hospital reduces 0utbreaks, increases hand hygiene compliance as part of ‘Stop Infections Now...

A year and a half ago, Grey Bruce Health Service’s Markdale hospital experienced their third outbreak of the hospital- associated superbug known as methicillin-resistant...

Laying the foundation for a healthy staff culture

Low staff morale. It's the carbon monoxide of health care cultures. Indeed, problems with employee morale can lead to a host of unpleasant side effects,...

Yoga in the workplace helps relieve stress and improves concentration

There's a growing body of research to substantiate how important it is for people working in high stress jobs to take a few moments...

Lakeridge Health eliminates injuries with innovation and collaboration

A common hospital task once plagued by injuries is now incident-free at Lakeridge Health thanks to innovative thinking and collaborative effort. For the Service Associates...

St. Joseph’s Health Centre’s Leadership Development Program gives leaders the tools they need for...

The Leadership Development Program at St. Joseph’s Health Centre, Toronto, enables our management team to enhance their leadership capabilities and competencies and gives them...

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