Articles By: Diana Hooper

Telemedicine pilot improves withdrawal management care
Telemedicine pilot improves withdrawal management care

Pat Larson, Nurse Practitioner, performing a telemedicine consult. Photo credit: Kevin Holm. Since the late 1990s, the Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN) has offered two-way videoconferencing to increase access to patient care and education for health care professionals and patients. However, ...


Mental wellness: An excellent healthy workplace investment
Mental wellness: An excellent healthy
workplace investment

A team from Toronto East General Hospital receiving the Silver Award of Excellence at the Excellence Canada Gala in October. Photo credit: Gary Roork. Over a decade ago, the leaders at Toronto East General Hospital (TEGH) identified that a healthy ...


Another first for hospital’s award-winning Wellness Program
Another first for hospital’s award-winning
Wellness Program

Whether for the body, mind or soul, Toronto East General Hospital’s (TEGH) award winning Wellness Program recognizes that a healthy and positive work environment goes far beyond the desk, nursing station or patient room. That is why the Wellness Program, ...


Surgical “robot” a foundation for leadership role in men’s health
Surgical “robot” a foundation for leadership role in
men’s health

With the assistance of Canada’s Great One (Wayne Gretzky), the leading-edge da Vinci Surgical System (known as “the robot”) was unveiled at Toronto East General Hospital (TEGH) Wednesday, October 19.  Wayne took his turn at the controls to see how ...


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