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Decisions of hospital committees may be subject to judicial review

      By Paula Trattner and Aislinn Reid The recent decision of the Ontario Divisional Court in Asa et al. v. #University Health Network is an important...

LEAN lessons from auto industry driving major improvements

Turns outs an auto manufacturer has a thing or two to teach Canada’s largest teaching hospital. That’s why Toronto’s #University Health Network (UHN) is taking...

Climate change resiliency: Preparing for ‘THE’ emergency

With a critically important and life-saving organization like healthcare, it is vital to stay up and running, especially during Mother Nature’s most extreme weather...

SickKids-UHN partnership brings cloud technology to health care

More and more, the fields of biology and genomics are becoming big data sciences. Today research discovery and innovation are made possible by not...

FallsLab aims to keep Canadians upright

Despite researchers’ best efforts, no one has ever fallen in FallsLab. The newest lab in Toronto Rehab’s iDAPT Centre safely simulates falls so scientists...

Greening Healthcare: A commitment to planet centred care

University Health Network has been proudly green for almost fifteen years. Led by the Energy and Environment department, we breathe life into the motto...

Envisioning new horizons for people with osteoarthritis

Arthritis is more than just aches and pains. In fact, among all causes of disability in Canada, arthritis ranks first among women and second...

More hospitals using electronic system to measure hand hygiene compliance

More than 100 hospital sites in Canada and abroad are now using HandyAudit®, an electronic tool created by Toronto Rehab-University Health Network (UHN) to...

Ten year milestone reached by lung transplant recipient

Last year, 2011 was an excellent year for Brittany Henry. At 24 years of age, she was still alive. And well enough to graduate...

Stop talking, start doing: The pursuit of wellness while you work

Happiness is a skill. One day. Twenty-four hours. 1,440 minutes. 86,400 seconds. How much time do you dedicate to your own happiness in one day? For Velta Vikmanis, at least...

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