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Understanding generic drugs

Your hospital formulary likely includes a large number of generic drugs. Generics provide good value for money and can free up budget for newer...

Transforming the way we work together through integration

As CEOs of the three largest health service providers in the Central West Local Health Integration Network (LHIN), we have always considered our organizations...

Building a health system that meets the needs of an aging population

Sylvia Purdon and Jim Macquire, married 27 years with eight children and 14 grandchildren between them, share a passion for bird watching, outdoor walks...

Has your health care facility already experienced climate-related hazards?

Many health care facilities across North America have already experienced extreme weather events (e.g. storms, floods, wildfires, extreme temperature events) that can create emergencies...

Providing care during a renovation project

You hear it all the time from friends and family: living in a renovation zone is difficult. The dust, the mess, the need to...

Saving energy in hospitals – It’s not what you think

Improving energy efficiency conjures up thoughts of new technology, capital expenditures and lengthy returns on investment. Greening Health Care (GHC) members are demonstrating that...

Getting to work the smart way

    As Hamilton’s largest employer, Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) has an undeniable responsibility to help make our surrounding community one that’s healthy and sustainable. Several...

Energy efficiency at HSC Winnipeg

  Health Sciences Centre Winnipeg, Manitoba’s hospital, is the province’s largest health care facility and serves populations from Manitoba, northwestern Ontario and parts of Nunavut....

Cutting-edge technology to create world class care and diagnostics at Humber River

Cherryl Tanteras has hope for the future. Three years ago, as a newcomer to Canada, Cherryl, 33, arrived in Toronto with a plan:  to work...

Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Becomes First 3RCertified Hospital

Chatham-Kent Health Alliance’s (CKHA) continued excellence in environmental initiatives were recognized with a Gold Level certification from the Recycling Council of Ontario’s (RCO) 3RCertified...

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