From the CEO’s Desk
Helping kids reach their fullest potential
President and CEO Julia Hanigsberg and Jillian, a client of Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital. Photo credit: William Suarez Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital is a leader in childhood disability and rehabilitation. Kids come to Holland Bloorview from different paths. ...
Aging and brain health innovation investment a game
changer for seniors’ health care sector
Dr. William Reichman is President and CEO, Baycrest Health Sciences. For years now, experts have been warning us that Canada is on the cusp of a silver tsunami, one that threatens to overwhelm our hospitals and long-term care homes in ...
Planning for our healthy future
All of us in the health care sector work hard every day to ensure that we are meeting the needs of the patients and families we serve. At Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS), this mission of service and caring is our ...
The evolving role of nurses – and what has stayed
Cathy Szabo More often than not, when a patient stops to tell me about his or her experience receiving services from Providence Care, the key component of the feedback is not a critical review of the actual, technical care interventions ...
Share the patient experience, share your brand
Amy Desjardins is President, Bruyère Foundation. Meet Sarah. Sarah was a 26 year-old newly graduated teacher who always dreamed of getting married. She had a met and subsequently became engaged to a wonderful man. Always the planner, everything in her “life ...
Transforming the way we work together through integration
Matthew Anderson is the President and CEO of William Osler Health System. As CEOs of the three largest health service providers in the Central West Local Health Integration Network (LHIN), we have always considered our organizations as true partners, aligning ...
The evolution of an organization
Janet Beed. Markham Stouffville Hospital has undergone an extensive renovation and expansion transformation over the last five years. During this period, change became our new normal; and today, our programs and services can evolve in keeping up with the support ...
At Hôpital Montfort continuing education has its
Dr Bernard Leduc, CEO of Hôpital Montfort Hôpital Montfort, a 289-bed university teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Ottawa, delivers short-term primary and secondary health care in French and English to over 1.2 million residents of Eastern Ontario. Montfort ...
The case for more strategic hospital-CCAC partnerships
Jo-anne Marr. With good reason, an emphasis on partnering to address the health system’s thorny issues endures. After all, if health care organizations work together and, as a result, perform better; patients benefit, communities benefit, the system benefits, and so ...
Engaging heads, hearts and hands
Sue Denomy (right) is President and CEO at Bluewater Health. Would your employees recommend your hospital as a great place to work, learn and grow? Would they say that they trust your organization? Bluewater Health is the largest public sector employer ...
With an ever increasing number of medical technologies being developed every year, this is truly an exciting era of medical innovation. But, it […]Read more →
From the CEO's Desk
Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital is a leader in childhood disability and rehabilitation. Kids come to Holland Bloorview from different paths. Some of […]Read more →
Rian Michelsen is a rising star. Fifteen years ago, he was the toddler who burst out from behind the curtains singing Elvis’ Viva […]Read more →
For 19-year-old Cassandra Arthur, now an outpatient at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), feeling part of a community has played […]Read more →
HealthCareCAN, the national voice of healthcare organizations in Canada, marked International Clinical Trials Day on May 20, 2015, with the release of a […]Read more →
We have designed that system for the convenience of practitioners, not patients A version of this speech was delivered May 14, 2015 to […]Read more →
Innovation and Technology
Home to one of the richest pools of scientific knowledge and clinical expertise in the world, Canada’s research talent is reflected in the […]Read more →
A six-month study out of Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital revealed that children with autism who consumed omega-3 fatty acids did not improve […]Read more →
It is a tribute to the extensive education efforts of the past 20 years that the general public has a good understanding about […]Read more →
A commitment to collaborating with patients and community partners to achieve the best outcomes possible In the spring of 2014, Alanis*, a 60-year-old […]Read more →
Ground-breaking Research led by Southlake Doctor proves that a simple heart procedure is more effective than other options that require additional intervention Imagine […]Read more →
Complementary Medicine and Alternative Therapies
If you listen closely in the hallways of McMaster Children’s Hospital (MCH), you might just catch the strumming of an acoustic guitar and […]Read more →
Innovation and Technology
Imagine having to drive across a province for hours to reach an appointment with a top specialist for a complex new medical condition […]Read more →
One minute Mark Thompson was watching a soccer match on television and the next he was lying on his living room floor fighting […]Read more →
For patients, the Canadian Diabetes Association 2013 Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Prevention and Management of Diabetes in Canada (Guidelines) provide an opportunity […]Read more →
It only takes a few minutes of conversation with any member of Hôpital Montfort’s Diabetes Clinic to grasp the amount of success stories […]Read more →
Northwestern Ontario has higher than average rates of cardiac disease. Now, those in need of treatment for complex heart disease, including heart attacks, […]Read more →
In 2006, the Ontario Human Rights Code was amended to remove age 65 as the upper limit of prohibited discrimination based on age. […]Read more →
Hearing you need open heart surgery can be frightening. Often, it comes as a surprise – a visit to the Emergency Department with […]Read more →
The advance directive movement officially began in 1990 following the landmark case of Nancy Cruzan in the United States. The lengthy court battle […]Read more →