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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...

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...

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