Leading change through authentic engagement

BY DR. SUZANNE JOHNSTON Really, a patient should be writing this column, and not me. As our new Niagara Health Engagement Network (NHEN) evolves, the next...

Dispatches from the epicenter of hallway healthcare in Ontario

By Arden Krystal On any given day (especially during the winter months) around 500 patients stay overnight at Southlake, either on an inpatient unit or...

Community-based care helps everyone get better

By Joanne Bezzubetz Over the past decade, our society has become more aware of the importance of mental health as part of overall health. People...

Implementing Strategy: Charting the course for a new future

For most organizations, the strategic plan is the roadmap, the aspiration, the guiding light for the future. But what do you do when your...

Championing virtual care to empower patients and build system capacity

By Dr. Brendan Carr As healthcare leaders, we’re challenged every year to find tangible, sustainable approaches to healthcare that are patient-focused, cost effective and in...

Children’s health care network is advancing pediatric care across Ontario

By Lauren Ettin Taking care of a child who is sick is one of the most emotionally, and often physically, challenging tasks faced by...

Bridging the gap from discovery to patient care

By Dr. David Hill Dedicated health researchers across the country are working every day to make discoveries that improve patient outcomes and support a higher...

Searching for the sustainable health-care unicorn

By Dr. Jack Kitts About a decade ago, many hospitals were having a tough time controlling a nasty form of bacteria known as MRSA. At the...

Harnessing creativity and risk-taking for impact

By Julia Hanigsberg The stereotype we are all familiar with is that hospitals are risk-averse and rigid. Indeed, when entrusted with individuals’ health and safety,...

Changing the mental health landscape

By Karim Mamdani The journey we have been on to increase awareness and eliminate the stigma associated with mental illness has been important, meaningful and,...

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