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Why do we wait for healthcare?

Our health care system may be set up to make us wait, but innovative practices and solutions are making a difference in reducing wait...

Recent study shows most men with prostate cancer die with the disease rather than...

A new international study led by researchers at Mount Sinai Hospital, published recently in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, shows that close...

Setting a new standard in infection control

Niagara Health System’s new hospital has numerous design features to battle spread of super bugs They’re the bane of hospitals and long-term care facilities across...

British Columbia steps up measures to address viral hepatitis

  A model for HIV treatment and prevention developed by the British Columbia Centre for Excellence (BC-CfE) in HIV/AIDS at St. Paul’s Hospital may also...

Showcasing leadership through patient safety at Humber River Hospital

At Toronto’s Humber River Hospital (HRH), patient safety is at the forefront of delivering quality care to the Hospital’s patients and community. It’s so important...

Dr. Evan Wood receives 2013 Providence Health Care Research and Mission Award

Dr. Evan Wood, director of the Urban Health Research Initiative at the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS based at St. Paul’s Hospital and...

Hand hygiene matters at Sunnybrook

Seeing is believing. Germs can’t readily be seen on hands and surfaces but when hand hygiene is not top-of-mind, hospitals have undoubtedly seen related...

Automated pharmacy compounding essential to patient safety

For hospital administrators committed to improving patient safety, the pharmacy should be an area of particular attention. Not only does the pharmacy touch virtually...

Dr. Donald Low makes posthumous plea for Canadians to reconsider assisted suicide

Dr. Donald Low, a leading infectious disease expert and one of the key figures who led Canada through the SARS crisis has died at...

Preventing outbreaks of pests and their diseases

Pests in your hospital can do more than harm your reputation. Different pests can actually pose health threats to your staff and patients. And...

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