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...

Going Green – It Can Be Done

"Values, belief and passion, not reason or a business case, underlie the big decisions in life. They should also underlie our decision to commit...

Healing and the Health Care Village

Imagine a hospital where you go for a good meal; a place you visit to hear lectures, musical performances or hold a reception; a...

What Colour Is Your Leadership Style?

An organization's most important resource is its staff. How many organizations truly believe this and are doing everything they can to nurture the professional...

A Recruitment Approach with a Retention Reward

Early funding opportunities accessed once matched by CaRMS can provide up to $70,000 to a family practice resident who accepts a return in service...

Edmonton Nursing Attendants Fill Health-Care Gap

The almost insatiable demand for nursing attendant (NA) graduates in all types of medical institutions in the Edmonton area, as demonstrated by a newly...

The Manager as Career Coach

The current climate of rapid change within health care poses challenges for managers, staff and organizations. Organizations that focus on the human side of...

CARE for Internationally Trained Nurses

A new, 'home-grown' approach to addressing the nursing shortage in Ontario is off to a great start. The Creating Access to Regulated Employment (CARE)...

Baycrest’s Nursing Centre of Excellence: Restoring the Heart and Soul of Nursing

Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care is trying hard to take nurses back to the heart of what they love to do. That heart -...

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