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Baycrest innovation will help with transitions in care
Baycrest innovation will help with transitions in care

Carolyn Wong‎, occupational therapist, holds a small camera. Photo credit: Kelly Connelly. Baycrest Health Sciences has developed a solution to improve transitions in care for persons with dementia-related responsive behaviours. Responsive behaviour is a health care term used to describe behaviours ...

Posted: September 4, 2015|Geriatrics and Aging, Patient Care|0 comments

Bladder home monitoring for people with spinal cord injury
Bladder home monitoring for people with spinal
cord injury

The research team. Pictured L-R are Dr Babak Shadgan, Dr. Mark Nigro, Ms Teresa Lee, and Dr. Andrew Macnab. Spinal cord injury (SCI) is a devastating, life-changing event. Depending on the severity of the injury and the area of the ...


Sharing best practices to enhance ambulatory care
Sharing best practices to enhance ambulatory care

Denyse Henry (third from left) and the organizing committee for this year’s Canadian Ambulatory Care Association Conference. When we attend clinic appointments as part of our health care journey, or attend a loved one’s appointment as part of theirs, we ...

Posted: August 16, 2015|Patient Care|0 comments

Canada’s first House within a hospital
Canada’s first House within a hospital

Drew Dilkens, Mayor of the City of Windsor and David Musyj, President and CEO, WRH celebrate the Ronald McDonald House Charities ‘House within a Hospital” project. The reaction from families in the Windsor-Essex community was instant and extremely gratifying when ...

Posted: August 10, 2015|Patient Care, Pediatrics|0 comments

What makes a diabetes care program a success?
What makes a diabetes care program a success?

A commitment to collaborating with patients and community partners to achieve the best outcomes possible Patti Byne, RN (EC), CDE teaching health care professionals at a conference in Owen Sound, Ont., hosted by Diabetes Grey Bruce. In the spring of 2014, ...

Posted: July 17, 2015|Diseases, Featured, Patient Care|0 comments

Healing Hearts, easing minds
Healing Hearts, easing minds

Trillium Health Partners’ Healing Hearts Volunteer Dave Butler puts a patient at ease. Hearing you need open heart surgery can be frightening. Often, it comes as a surprise – a visit to the Emergency Department with chest pain can reveal ...

Posted: July 2, 2015|Cardiology, Patient Care|0 comments

How do Ontarians experience integrated care compared to other provinces and countries?
How do Ontarians experience integrated care compared to
other provinces and countries?

Many of the greatest risks to quality take place as patients move through different parts of the health system – across care settings and various health care professionals. During these ‘hand-offs’, patients are arguably at their most vulnerable and need ...

Posted: June 23, 2015|Health Care Policy, Patient Care|0 comments

Giving families the tools to manage their child’s care online
Giving families the tools to manage their child’s
care online

Becky Quinlan is thrilled to use connect2care to manage her son Jack’s Holland Bloorview’s appointments and reference his health-care record. Becky Quinlan can’t say enough about the benefits of connect2care, Holland Bloorview’s new online tool that gives parents and kids ...


A new approach to palliative care in the community
A new approach to palliative care in the community

A palliative patient at home. Most Canadians indicate that, if given the choice, they would choose to die at home with loved ones, yet almost 70 per cent of deaths occur in hospital. As well, there is an ongoing need ...


Providing equitable palliative care to diverse communities
Providing equitable palliative care to
diverse communities

Dr. Naheed Dosani is part of William Osler Health System’s palliative care team, which provides individualized end-of-life care to a growing and diverse population. Conversations about end-of-life care for a loved one are never easy to have, regardless of how ...

Posted: May 12, 2015|Palliative Care, Patient Care|0 comments

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