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Food production in long-term care

By Dale Mayerson and Karen Thompson Ultimately, the goal in meal service in LTC is to ensure that the food and nutrition team achieves a...

Runnymede Healthcare Centre establishes itself as community healthcare hub

By Carla Wintersgill Runnymede Healthcare Centre is embarking on a groundbreaking initiative to build a 200-bed long-term care (LTC) home adjacent to the existing hospital. On...

The healing power of philanthropy

By Suzette Strong It is said that extraordinary patient care is both an art and a science. At Markham Stouffville Hospital (MSH) we see...

2017 – A healthy year for hospital infrastructure renewal

By Michaela MacPherson This past year was significant for Infrastructure Ontario and the healthcare sector. We brought our hundredth project to market, and more than...

Design: The secret sauce

By Kate Sellen Well recognized are the challenges to our healthcare system. Not so well recognized is the role of design in finding solutions. Design sits...

Professional development for sustainability

By Christie Nairn Healthcare employees are faced with life or death decisions every single day. The decision to recycle or turn out the lights when...

Innovation at the water’s edge: Providence Care Hospital

 By Brynna Leslie Providence Care Hospital was designed with input from patients, families and frontline staff — resulting in a building that feels less like...

Collaborative Project Implementation: Delta Hospital success story

By Kori Jones   Delta Hospital is a Fraser Health community based hospital located in the lower mainland of British Columbia. This facility supports 150...

Setting new benchmarks for hospital energy efficiency

By Lorie Pella From the very beginning Humber River Hospital’s redevelopment project was driven to be sustainable under the guiding design principles of Lean, Green...

A water reduction project

A case study: Headwaters Health Care Centre By Thinusha Param As the water supply on our planet becomes increasingly scarce, the need to educate our peers...

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