One hospital’s redevelopment journey

Anyone following the news knows many hospitals across the country are in varying stages of redevelopment.  It’s no different in Winnipeg, with many hospitals...

Introducing Bridgepoint Active Healthcare

Our approach is called active healthcare, because patients themselves – and their families – play the central role in defining and achieving their own...

Achieving excellence through cultural transformation

This is both an exciting and a challenging time in healthcare. There are a myriad of challenges facing hospital administrators – an aging population;...

Taking a long look in the rearview mirror can build momentum for the future

As leaders, we must keep a steely focus on the future of our organizations as we continually strive toward our objectives amidst the whirlwind...

Responding to a Sentinel Event: Why having a policy in place is critical

People ask me – what is the most difficult part of your day to day job as a Hospital CEO?  For me, responding to...

Leadership, research and renewal at St. Michael’s Hospital

Before I talk about our renewal project at St. Michael’s Hospital, I want to take advantage of this column’s publication in May to thank...

Walking the Talk on Patient Safety – North Bay Regional Health Centre’s Immunization Policy

Mandatory immunization of Health Care Workers (HCWs) is a hot topic right now given that the BC government decided against implementing a regulation that...

Patient-centred leadership: A call to action

When I arrived at Kingston General Hospital (KGH) four years ago, I was faced with a number of big challenges including the reality that...

Innovation by PFA

At Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBRHSC), patients are first. Most hospitals would say the same. In fact, this one touted that claim...

Why big changes are needed in our health care “system”

This blog may be considered controversial by some and beyond the purview of a hospital CEO. I am writing it because, as a leader...

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