Hamilton Health Sciences Opens New Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

It was a day nurse Patty Davy and others working in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Hamilton Health Sciences' Children's Hospital thought...

Identification and Control of Hospital Effluents

There are significant environmental health concerns within health-care facilities including chemical, biological and waste effluents. Due diligence requires that these effluents be identified,...

Patient care enhanced through new on-line library partnership

For the first time in Ontario, physicians and other professional staff in local community hospitals have been given instant access to the resources of...

Cambridge Memorial Hospital Achieves Environmental First

Sound environmental management practices have earned Cambridge Memorial Hospital (CMH) the title of North American's first ISO 14001 certified hospital. This level of certification...

Government programs promote health-care energy efficiency

At one time the phrase "I'm from the government and I'm here to help!" would have meant immediate suspicions if not absolute panic. ...

William Osler Health Centre is breaking ground in more ways than one!

Recognized as one of the most successful hospital amalgamations in Ontario, William Osler Health Centre is poised to become one of the most progressive...

Bringing Research and Innovation to the Bedside

Architects see in three dimensions. The science and art of their profession is to translate the vision of a client into space that works....

Natural design elements in a high-tech environment

As a creative person, involved primarily with the creation of comfortable surroundings for human beings, I was commissioned by John Thompson of GE Medical...

The hospital as design partner in the capital planning process

"I got what I asked for, but it's not what I wanted!" was the phrase used by the Project Director at a teaching hospital...

The Internet as a Quality Tool in Health Care

Many hospital workers are now using the Internet as part of their daily work. Why? It can often save them time or provide better...

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