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Electronic mental health record transforms care
Electronic mental health record transforms care

When treating patients requiring mental healthcare, caregivers need compassion, understanding and quick, complete and accurate access to previous treatment and health records.“Time is of the essence,” says Thomas Jones, Manager of the Mental Health Program at Mackenzie Health. He knows ...


Breast cancer surveillance program ensures comprehensive care for patients post-treatment
Breast cancer surveillance program ensures comprehensive
care for patients post-treatment

Medical oncologist Dr. Farrah Kassam (second left) and nurse practitioner Brenda Wilks meet with breast cancer survivors, Patricia Pernokis and Margaret Holdsworth, who are participating in Southlake's Breast Cancer Surveillance Program. Photo credit: Jim Craigmyle Receiving a breast cancer diagnosis ...

Posted: December 10, 2013|Oncology, Patient Care, Research|0 comments

Achieving excellence through cultural transformation
Achieving excellence through cultural transformation

This is both an exciting and a challenging time in healthcare. There are a myriad of challenges facing hospital administrators – an aging population; a growing number of people with complex chronic diseases; operational financial pressures; and accountable care initiatives ...

Posted: August 7, 2013|Columns, From the CEO's Desk|0 comments

Southlake Acknowledged at Provincial and National Levels for Quality and Innovation
Southlake Acknowledged at Provincial and National Levels
for Quality and Innovation

Southlake Regional Health Centre in Newmarket, Ontario, has been recognized with two recent awards for its outstanding dedication to quality, and its leadership in implementing innovative technology for the benefit of its patients and the overall healthcare system. “Within a period ...

Posted: February 25, 2013|Patient Care|0 comments

Southlake Acknowledged at Provincial and National Levels for Quality and Innovation
Southlake Acknowledged at Provincial and National Levels
for Quality and Innovation

Southlake Regional Health Centre in Newmarket, Ontario, has been recognized with two recent awards for its outstanding dedication to quality, and its leadership in implementing innovative technology for the benefit of its patients and the overall healthcare system. “Within a period ...

Posted: February 24, 2013|Facilities Management and Design|0 comments

New Diagnostic Imaging Suite at Southlake provides the best in precision diagnostics and treatment
New Diagnostic Imaging Suite at Southlake provides the
best in precision diagnostics and treatment

Keswick resident Dillon McCarthy has a renewed sense of hope that he will be able to continue doing the activities he loves – like taking regular walks – thanks to the opening of the newly redeveloped Diagnostic Imaging Interventional Radiology ...

Posted: February 9, 2013|Uncategorized|0 comments

Taking a breath and gaining a new life
Taking a breath and gaining a new life

Few of us get to experience a moment in our lives like Sheila Scott did, the moment her life began all over again.  For Sheila, that moment took place in the most unlikely spot, knee deep in the beautiful blue ...

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

First-of-its-kind book helps parents detect eating disorders
First-of-its-kind book helps parents detect
eating disorders

After two decades of specializing in healthcare for children and teens with eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia, two Toronto-area specialists have found a way to make it easier for parents to play a key role in their children’s ...


First hospital in Canada introduces portable video translation service for patients
First hospital in Canada introduces portable video
translation service for patients

Communicating with hospital staff, physicians, volunteers and students isn’t always easy if English is not your first language. At Southlake Regional Health Centre, it means some patients have to rely on others to communicate on their behalf. They can bring ...


Older patients get ‘HELP’ from Southlake volunteers
Older patients get ‘HELP’ from Southlake volunteers

Volunteers at Newmarket-based Southlake Regional Health Centre are making a positive difference in the quality of care for older patients through a program that was introduced in April of this year. As part of the Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP) – ...

Posted: October 31, 2011|Geriatrics and Aging, Patient Care|0 comments

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