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Continuous improvement in connecting patients from hospital to home

By Yuki Wu Patients with chronic diseases require care that spans across the healthcare continuum, inclusive of care within the hospital, in the community and...

A new perspective on the flu shot

For years, Thom Good didn’t get the flu shot. As a nurse in the emergency department at West Lincoln Memorial Hospital, he has seen...

Nursing with a public health lens

The unique skills of public health nurses are transferable to almost any area of nursing. By Daniel Punch In the shadow of St. James Cathedral’s 93-metre...

Investment to make prescription medications more affordable for families

The British Columbia government is eliminating PharmaCare deductibles for working families with the lowest incomes in the province, helping to make sure they get the prescription...

Building a security program: Successful staffing

By Brine Hamilton Years ago while working as a frontline security guard in a busy Emergency Department I was approached by a middle-aged man. He...

Device keeps donor kidneys health outside the body until transplant

A deceased donor kidney has been preserved and kept healthy outside the body in a device that mimics the body's physiological functions and successfully...

Artwork and the patient experience

By Elise Copps When plans for Hamilton Health Sciences’ Ron Joyce Children’s Health Centre began, designing the building to enhance patient experience was a top...

Discovery and hope

By Dr. Catherine Zahn A 2015 report commissioned by Canada’s Minister of Science about the health of Canada’s research ecosystem painted a troubling picture. The...

Waging war on infections

New technologies join forces with proven methods of hospital infection control By Diana Swift So far, the first two decades of the 21st century have been...

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Have you been inspired, encouraged or empowered by an employee or a colleague? Have you or your loved one been touched by the care and...

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