Paper and electronic hybrid is the next evolution in quality boards

By Jennifer Quaglietta and Talha Hussain North York General Hospital (NYGH) has placed a strong emphasis on continuous quality improvement for well over a decade....

Nurses to the rescue

By Kimberley Kearsey Nurses to the rescue: PART 1 OF 3 Emergencies can strike at any time. Jarring, chaotic and often life-threatening, they startle the senses...

Jazzing up the hand hygiene message

Creative Compliance - St. Joseph’s Health Care London is jazzing up an age-old message to protect everyone from the spread of infection. By Amanda Jackman Hospitals...

Discharge process keeps patients safe from superbugs

By Alicia Hall An innovative new discharge process led by a multidisciplinary team at St. Joseph's Health Centre is helping keep patients safer from becoming...

Five tips from the front lines for transformational change

By Michael Ronchka Transformational change can seem daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. Ambitious goals are often reached by making incremental changes every day. That’s...

Critical Care Obstetrics Education Program earns kudos

By Marie Sanderson The Women & Babies Program at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre knew change was coming.  It was 2008 and plans were underway to...

Building positive workplace cultures and addressing disruptive behaviours

By Dr. Gordon Wallace Building a culture of respect in any healthcare setting is critically important. A stable, collegial and productive workplace leads to safer...

Innovators put the ‘care’ in patient care

By Elaine O’Connor Providing excellent patient experience in healthcare means ensuring patients receive not only highly competent and safe care, but that they feel the...

Advancing care in child and adolescent mental health

“How do we know sooner when things aren’t working?” That question drives the research approach of Dr. Leslie Anne Campbell. Campbell was named the...

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