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Trialing a nerve transfer procedure with promising results
Trialing a nerve transfer procedure with
promising results

Imagine the frustration of not being able to put your car key in the ignition.  Or not being able to hold your dog’s leash to go for a walk.  Most of us take these abilities for granted.  For people with ...


Palliative care volunteers have profound impact on patients
Palliative care volunteers have profound impact
on patients

Beth Greenblatt (left) and Dinie Vanderwerf are volunteers at Southlake Regional Health Centre. Everyone remembers that one special comforting toy or blanket they had as a child.  How a hug could make almost any sadness or fear disappear.  At Southlake ...


Telehomecare allows patients to stay well at home
Telehomecare allows patients to stay well at home

A patient monitors their blood pressure at home. Driving to work one September morning in 2001, Iris Foster lost her grip on her morning coffee, spilling it all over her blouse. Annoyed that she would be late, Iris made a ...


Southlake implants world’s smallest heart monitor in adult patient
Southlake implants world’s smallest heart monitor
in adult patient

This small wireless monitor provides long-term remote monitoring to help physicians diagnose and monitor patients suffering from irregular heartbeats. Dr. Atul Verma, cardiologist at Southlake Regional Health Centre in Newmarket, Ontario, recently inserted the world's smallest implantable cardiac monitoring device ...


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|1 comment

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

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