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The Canadian Patient Safety Institute (CPSI) has partnered with Accreditation Canada, HealthCareCAN, and the Canadian Home Care Association to commission a research study on...

For the last three years, BC Emergency Health Services (BCEHS), which oversees the BC Ambulance Service and the BC Patient Transfer Network, has been...

One of the main barriers to enhancing patient safety is the failure to learn from safety incidents. Baycrest Health Sciences has launched a Patient...

Researchers at St. Michael’s Hospital have developed a “black box” for use in operating rooms, similar to that used in the airline industry. Dr....

Since he was seven months old, David Lingisi has made regular trips to the hospital – sometimes on a weekly basis. He’s now 17. At...

Paige and Devan, both 17-years-old, are excited. They are getting ready to go to downtown Toronto to see if they can catch a glimpse...

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...

The Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at St. Joseph’s Health Centre is a safe haven for quality care. Machines beep faintly as clinicians closely monitor...

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....