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Cutting waste and getting lean in an emergency department

By Carly Baxter Coming face-to-face with some pretty grim statistics about its Belleville Emergency Department performance, leaders at Quinte Health Care (QHC) knew things had...

After the move: Accreditation success at Humber River Hospital

By Gerard Power When Humber River Hospital opened its new facility on October 18, 2015, it dramatically altered how acute care hospital workflows and processes...

Modernizing Ontario’s hospitals: 2016 Review

By Jamie Crawford-Ritchie In 2005, Infrastructure Ontario was tasked with helping to tackle the infrastructure deficit in Ontario. Every year we work with our...

Colours and critters: Design elements to enhance patient experience

By Bernelle Yan The new Teck Acute Care Centre (TACC)  currently under construction on the BC Children’s and BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre...

Trends in transformation: Thinking differently, leading differently

By Michael Ronchka New managers at UHN are stepping into the role with the skillset of seasoned leaders, in addition to their extensive clinical experience. They...

Enhancing fire safety with training and partnerships

By Michael Oreskovich At Runnymede Healthcare Centre, implementing effective fire management strategies supports the hospital’s top priority: patient safety. Inadequate preparation for emergency situations is...

Preferred Proponent Selected for Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital Project

Mackenzie Health achieved another significant milestone on the Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital project with the selection of the preferred proponent. On August 29, 2016, Infrastructure...

Hospital-wide evacuation drill a success

Emergencies can happen quickly and without warning. No matter how much you’ve prepared, you don’t know if you’re truly ready until you’re faced with...

Battle of the Kilowatts at HSC Winnipeg

Facility Management staff work tirelessly to increase energy efficiency in hospitals across the country. Not only does this effort lower the overall cost of...

Capturing hospital anesthetic gases

New patented technology developed in Waterloo Region will help battle climate change by capturing anesthetic gases that cause global warming. Grand River Hospital (GRH) has...

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