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2017 – A healthy year for hospital infrastructure renewal

By Michaela MacPherson This past year was significant for Infrastructure Ontario and the healthcare sector. We brought our hundredth project to market, and more than...

Families advance patient-centred quality and safety nationwide

By Robyn Cox When Adrienne Zarem and Alifa Khan, family leaders at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, first joined the Family Leader Accreditation Group (FLAG)...

Nurses helping break down barriers to healthcare

Despite significant barriers to healthcare, nurses are helping transgender Ontarians to express their true gender identities. By Daniel Punch Twenty-year-old Nolan Blodgett walked into a Peterborough...

The role of healthcare security

By Sam Asselstine, CHPA Who are they, what can they do and how can they help? Before I found myself fully submerged in the security industry...

The next generation tool in medication safety: The Knowledge Mobilization Tool

By Edmond Chiu and Certina Ho Medication safety in Canada is an area that many stakeholders can relate to. From pharmacists to physicians, from nurses...

Patients with type 2 diabetes underestimate their cardiovascular risk

Today the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) presented the interim results of the first ever multi-country online survey on CVD risk awareness and knowledge among...

Plans to create world’s leading treatment and research centre for multiple sclerosis

By Leslie Shepherd St. Michael’s Hospital has announced plans to build the world’s leading treatment and research centre for multiple sclerosis. The centre will occupy the...

Improving the health of Indigenous seniors

Indigenous populations in Canada are rapidly aging and facing a rise in multiple chronic diseases and disabilities. Recent data indicate that more than half...

How do we plan the hospital of the future?

By Sarah Hartwick The days of hospitals as institutions set apart from surrounding neighbourhoods are in the past. The Ottawa Hospital is committed to building...

Let’s innovate how we innovate

By Dr. Andy Smith Since starting my role as the President and CEO of Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre a few months ago, people have often...

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