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How did 80-year old Ambrose Wald fall out of a hospital chair specifically designed to stop patients from falls? It's a question to which...

Home care is big business in Canada and that’s not going to change anytime soon. Currently, one out of every six seniors receives home care...

Nine months before Jessica Barnett died at 17, her neurologist dismissed her fainting spells and seizure-like episodes as psychological. "There's nothing wrong with you....

When it comes to healthcare, everybody has a story to tell. It could be about a really positive experience where excellent care was provided and...

Patient safety doesn’t always get the kind of attention it deserves. The public is more often concerned with wait times and access to care than...

Historically, this has been a very difficult question to answer. While patient safety has been well documented in acute care settings, it remains a...

When it comes to health promotion and prevention, few things can keep you safer than proper medication management. For patients, this includes ensuring you always...

“Your schooling may be over, but remember that your education still continues.” This quote from an unknown author can often be heard during graduations and...

As I reflect back on 2012, one thing is abundantly clear: ASK. LISTEN. TALK. is alive within the Canadian health care system. At the Canadian...

Providing safe healthcare to vulnerable populations is no easy feat. Many patient groups seeking medical care come with complications that distinguish themselves from others and...