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A “smart” way to enhance mental health care

When Walter Osoka first began experiencing mental health challenges in the late 1980s, cell phones were a novelty and reaching a care provider outside...

Southlake Acknowledged at Provincial and National Levels for Quality and Innovation

Southlake Regional Health Centre in Newmarket, Ontario, has been recognized with two recent awards for its outstanding dedication to quality, and its leadership in...

Southlake Acknowledged at Provincial and National Levels for Quality and Innovation

Southlake Regional Health Centre in Newmarket, Ontario, has been recognized with two recent awards for its outstanding dedication to quality, and its leadership in...

Preparing health care facilities for climate change and extreme weather

Climate change and natural disaster preparedness are topics of growing interest and concern for health care facilities in Canada. These are two of the...

Providence Manor demonstrates care and efficiency in “Code Green” emergency evacuation exercise

By Chonglu Huang Whether it’s an overheating electrical device, a worn out wire or a stove left unattended – a fire can occur from many...

Technology supports new research aimed at easing healthcare’s challenges

The healthcare industry is experiencing fundamental transformation… and as  tumultuous as the current environment is, it is expected to become even more complex over...

A “smart” way to enhance mental health care

When Walter Osoka first began experiencing mental health challenges in the late 1980s, cell phones were a novelty and reaching a care provider outside...

Focus on people, productivity and process results in millions in hospital savings in...

From sterilization processing departments and operating rooms to emergency wards and out-patient clinics, there are opportunities for efficiencies in many areas of hospital operations...

Nursing and Medical Peer Leadership in Electronic Medical Record Adoption

There is no denying that health care and technology are coming together in amazing ways. In my 15-yr nursing career, I have seen paper...

Runnymede Healthcare Centre Leading the Way in Facilities Management

  Runnymede Healthcare Centre received an overall score of 96 per cent in a rigorous audit assessing the hospital’s commitment to high quality standards and...

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