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Health services integration in a small Ontario community
Health services integration in a small Ontario community

Varouj Eskedjian In January 2013, I took on the role of President and CEO at Haliburton Highlands Health Services (HHHS). While the transition into the CEO role has had its expected growing pains, the adjustment to the position has been ...

Posted: August 28, 2015|From the CEO's Desk|0 comments

Helping kids reach their fullest potential
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. ...

Posted: August 1, 2015|From the CEO's Desk|0 comments

Aging and brain health innovation investment a game changer for seniors’ health care sector
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 ...

Posted: June 26, 2015|From the CEO's Desk|0 comments

Planning for our healthy future
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 ...

Posted: May 29, 2015|From the CEO's Desk|0 comments

The evolving role of nurses – and what has stayed the same
The evolving role of nurses – and what has stayed
the same

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
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 ...

Posted: April 2, 2015|From the CEO's Desk|0 comments

Transforming the way we work together through integration
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 ...

Posted: February 27, 2015|From the CEO's Desk|0 comments

The evolution of an organization
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 ...

Posted: January 30, 2015|From the CEO's Desk|0 comments

At Hôpital Montfort continuing education has its dedicated centre
At Hôpital Montfort continuing education has its
dedicated centre

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 ...

Posted: January 7, 2015|From the CEO's Desk|0 comments

The case for more strategic hospital-CCAC partnerships
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 ...

Posted: November 28, 2014|From the CEO's Desk|0 comments

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