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The evolution of an organization

Markham Stouffville Hospital has undergone an extensive renovation and expansion transformation over the last five years. During this period, change became our new normal;...

The digital health revolution

Canadian hospitals are amongst the most crowded in the developed world. In fact, among member countries, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development reports that...

Training future health care providers

It’s a busy night at Campbellford Memorial Hospital and Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program student Rebecca Butler is gaining some valuable hands...

Next generation of doctors prepare for ‘silver tsunami’

There’s a “silver tsunami” forming — and it’s set to hit the shores of British Columbia sooner than you think. “The silver tsunami is a...

Leading the way in Continuing Medical Education for cardiovascular care

Regional cardiac program videoconferences weekly rounds across Ontario’s Central East Cardiologist Dr. Jason Burstein is delivering a presentation on Multi-Vessel Coronary Artery Disease to...

Employee engagement an essential step towards better healthcare

In every hospital, each manager believes they lead in a manner that engages employees.  No one goes to work thinking they want to manage...

Making staff wellness a top priority

Dr. William Chen is in between surgical cases so he grabs his pager and quickly leaves the operating room. Will he make it back...

Students as agents for change through quality improvement

A few years ago, a pediatric patient in the intensive care unit at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) in Toronto was inappropriately treated...

‘Dragons’ Den’ program links innovation with improved patient care

‘ Dragons’ Den’-style granting program at St. Joseph’s Health Care London yields bumper crop of innovative ideas, each funded  up to $10,000, to improve quality...

How one hospital is recruiting and retaining top talent

At Canadian hospitals, the pressure to control expenses while at the same time, recruit and retain the best talent is getting more and more...

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