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Robotic surgery: Is it safe?

If you surf the internet or watch late night television, you are no doubt aware of the close scrutiny robotic surgery is under. Medical...

The role of the Nurse Practitioner in Ontario

While many people believe Nurse Practitioners (NPs) are relatively new to the Ontario health care scene, they have been providing exemplary care to patients...

Do you know how to call a Code Blue?

Everyone across St. Michael’s Hospital – from emergency room nurses to finance staff – has access to some of Canada’s most innovative CPR training. Unlike...

CareWorks for health care workers at Trillium Health Partners

Health care workers face a range of unique risks to their health and well-being on the job. They may be at increased risk of...

eLearning: Cost effective training for geographically diverse staff

Training thousands of health professionals across a diverse geography like Newfoundland and Labrador is no small challenge. Health care providers such as nursing and...

Tapping into workplace culture

Like any organization committed to a quality workplace, you need to take the time to gauge how employees feel about the organization in order...

The attitude of gratitude

During the holiday season many people took a few extra moments to focus on the things in life they are most grateful for. At...

Capacity building for transformation: A strategic and adaptive challenge for health care leaders

There is lots of rhetoric around about some big event being planned for our health care system called "transformation". At Queen's Park, they even...

Mental health educational resources designed for frontline staff

A first-of-its-kind, five-part multimedia book series created by two of Mount Sinai’s own is helping clinicians bridge the gap for patients with mental health...

Ten ways to help protect hospital workers

The health care sector has more workplace injuries than any other in Canada. According to the most recent numbers from the Association of Workers’...

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