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Think and act differently, get different results
Think and act differently, get different results

Markham Stouffvile Hospital Foundation CEO Suzette Strong with volunteers Khalid Usman, MSHF Board Chair and Sanjeev Agnihotri who volunteers with the hospital. Hospitals come in all shapes and sizes; trauma, rehabilitation, specialized, general, regional, teaching or community based; yet delivering ...


Easing the transition from an adolescent day hospital program to high school
Easing the transition from an adolescent day hospital
program to high school

A.T.L.A.S Program team members gather at the Cornell Community Centre and Library to discuss the fall 2013 program start Imagine you are a 16 year old student struggling with mental illness – the thought of going to school every morning ...


The best unpaid job in fundraising
The best unpaid job in fundraising

Fundraising for my community hospital has been one of the most rewarding jobs. It’s an opportunity to work amongst passionate people who are driven by the common goal to build a healthier community. Over the past four years, the Markham ...

Posted: November 19, 2012|Patient Care|0 comments

Local community hospitals help ensure cardiac health
Local community hospitals help ensure cardiac health

Just as “It takes a village to raise a child,” the team at Markham Stouffville Hospital believes it takes a community to ensure good long-term cardiac health, including an evolving and growing role for local community hospitals. “The way cardiac care ...

Posted: July 5, 2012|Cardiology, Public Health|1 comment

Learning from our patients, providing care in the community
Learning from our patients, providing care in
the community

Joan reached out her hand to me today, “Thank you Dr. Trinkaus, for all you’ve done.” It’s a bitter sweet accolade for the many discussions we’ve had about her terminal illness, for the trials of chemotherapy that prolonged her life by ...

Posted: June 20, 2012|Featured, Oncology|1 comment

Pain reliever for children, ‘lifesaver’ for parents:  What’s all the buzz about?
Pain reliever for children, ‘lifesaver’ for parents:
What’s all the buzz about?

“A” is for apple and “b” is for bee – that familiar fuzzy, buzzing creature that children are introduced to almost as soon as they say their first words. At Markham Stouffville Hospital, that buzzing bee is much more than ...

Posted: June 11, 2012|Featured, Patient Care, Pediatrics|0 comments

Making connections to understand and manage pain
Making connections to understand and manage pain

Are you in pain? How’s your pain today? On a scale of zero to ten, ten being the worst pain, how would you rate your pain? These are all fairly common questions for those who work in healthcare and treat patients on a ...


New clinics focus on health promotion
New clinics focus on health promotion

When Ruth LeBlanc arrived at Markham Stouffville Hospital’s emergency department after suffering stroke-like symptoms, she viewed the experience as a warning sign and was committed to recovery. Only days later, LeBlanc was seen in the hospital’s Stroke Prevention Clinic for ...

Posted: March 5, 2012|Featured, Patient Care, Public Health|0 comments

Getting ‘in line’: The journey to organizational focus
Getting ‘in line’: The journey to
organizational focus

In health care, we all know that change is constant and that our structures, decision processes and ways of leading are evolving. What worked 10 years ago, or sometimes even 10 months ago, does not work today. At Markham Stouffville ...

Posted: December 2, 2011|From the CEO's Desk|0 comments

Skills-based volunteers support safety and best practices at Markham Stouffville Hospital
Skills-based volunteers support safety and best
practices at Markham Stouffville Hospital

Volunteers are an integral part of any organization, but often, volunteers are behind the scenes and on the sidelines. When Markham Stouffville Hospital introduced the Expect Respect program at the Markham site of the hospital, volunteers were put front and ...


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