Caring Safely: Reliability and resilience

By Dr. Michael Apkon As leaders, our first commitment is to keep patients and staff safe - no straightforward task. All complex systems fail predictably...

Academic health sciences – Now more than ever!

By Denis Roy Last month, I retired as President and CEO of Health Sciences North (HSN) in Sudbury, bringing to a close a career that...

Broadening the role of a hospital

By Sarah Downey I have a passionate belief that hospitals need to do more than treat sick people (and deliver babies). Hospitals reside in real...

The need for a national affordable and supportive housing strategy for seniors

By Daniel Levac, Ask any senior where they would prefer to live and the answer you will likely receive is—at home—with family and loved ones....

The importance of communication in good times and bad

By David Musyj As stated by George Bernard Shaw “The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” We live by...

Integration is the key to success

By Dr. Verna Yiu Saskatchewan recently became the third province in Canada to move towards a single Provincial Health Authority, a move that has naturally...

Undergoing a digital transformation

By Barb Collins Paperless charts, sophisticated imaging, low cost genomics, robotics, mobility, wearables, the Internet of Things – this is all of the ‘stuff’ that...

More innovation, more compassion, more heart

Bringing mental and physical healthcare under one roof By Cathy Szabo In just a few months, Providence Care will begin delivering patient care in our brand...

Using evidence-based practice to improve mental healthcare

By Carol Lambie Advancing understanding and improving lives is Waypoint’s motto. To do that, we have to be bold, innovative and forward-thinking; and we have...

A future of possibilities

By Julia Hanigsberg When you are a specialty hospital, as we are at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, you spend a lot of time explaining...

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