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Creating an AI-powered solution to address scheduling challenges

By Jennifer Stranges  It was less than a year ago that Ray Howald, the clinical leader manager of the Emergency Department (ED) at St. Michael’s...

The greening of a hospital

By Donna Harris Over the years, studies have shown an undeniable link between the environment and human health. That understanding was a critical factor in...

BC’s major surgical services are getting a massive upgrade

By Carrie Stefanson In about a year, Vancouver General Hospital’s Phil and Jennie Gaglardi Surgical Centre will expand for more surgeries to be performed with...

Seeing green: Unity Health Toronto implements various sustainability initiatives

By Selma Al-Samarrai First the plastic straws went. Then it was Styrofoam and plastic materials such as utensils, take-out containers, soup bowls and lids, coffee...

Leveraging infrastructure design and innovative technology to deliver quality care

By Arielle Zomer The design of the hospital’s Wilson Site When the new Humber River Hospital (HRH) building was being planned back in 2007 at its...

New trauma bay shows the impact of simulations on hospital design

By Selma Al-Samarrai A brand new trauma bay has opened inside St. Michael’s Hospital’s Slaight Family Emergency Department (ED) after a lengthy and carefully planned...

Working toward First WELL® Certified Healthcare Facility in Canada

By Mary Jane Johnson Niagara Health, a regional healthcare provider in the Niagara region with multiple sites and a growing network of community-based services, is...

Hospitals and the climate emergency

By Neil Ritchie Do you remember the TV medical drama ‘ER’ that ran for 15 seasons starting in the mid-90s? It was a great show...

A new phase begins: Patient Support Centre groundbreaking

By Tara MacPherson A new SickKids is starting to rise. After eight months of demolition, we recently marked a milestone moment for our campus redevelopment (known...

Shielding solutions you can look through: Leaded glass and leaded acrylic

By Paul Rochus                                           ...

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