Integrating the voice of the patient

Like most hospitals in Canada, Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre operates within an increasingly challenging healthcare environment: Indeed, we observe a growing population...

Championing a more coordinated paediatric healthcare system

In recent decades, we have seen dramatic increases in our understanding of disease and our technical capabilities in treating illness and injury. Progress has...

Ensuring senior friendly care in a rural community

It started with a fall. That’s how 80-year-old ‘Sandy Pine’ found herself in the Emergency Room at Campbellford Memorial Hospital. Sandy is one of a...

Connecting2care for children and families

This year #Holland Bloorview #Kids Rehabilitation Hospital is celebrating an important milestone in our 117 year history - 10 years in our new state-of-the-art,...

Raising the bar on organ donation

Whether it’s helping patients get a second chance at living a fuller life or supporting them through end-of-life care, it’s safe to say that...

When administration meets innovation

Historically, community hospitals have not always been viewed as the most innovative.  Add to that, the fact that #innovation has not always risen to...

Imagining a healthier future

I’ve worked in public service for a long time, and I’ve noticed that too often our systems are designed around the needs of the...

Managing risk: One hospital’s experience

It’s been almost two months since we opened the new Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital (OTMH), one of several new health care facilities completed in...

Enhancing lives: Transforming care

Happy new year Hospital News readers! 2016 will bring about much change for Bruyère as January signals the start of both a New Year...

Strengthening innovation beyond acute care setting

For those of us in non-acute, community-based health care organizations and specifically, the senior congregate living and home care industries, it should come as...

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