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A new era in kids’ healthcare

Something pretty amazing in #kids' healthcare happened in Hamilton last month, something that was 25 years in the making. For the first time, McMaster Children's...

Interview with Accreditation Canada’s President and CEO

Below is an interview with Wendy Nicklin - the outgoing President and Chief Executive Officer of Accreditation Canada, a position she served in for 11...

$100 million partnership in brain health and aging innovation

Baycrest Health Sciences will lead a new Canadian venture aimed at optimizing the cognitive, emotional and physical well-being of older adults—across the country and...

Energy efficiency at HSC Winnipeg

  Health Sciences Centre Winnipeg, Manitoba’s hospital, is the province’s largest health care facility and serves populations from Manitoba, northwestern Ontario and parts of Nunavut....

Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Becomes First 3RCertified Hospital

Chatham-Kent Health Alliance’s (CKHA) continued excellence in environmental initiatives were recognized with a Gold Level certification from the Recycling Council of Ontario’s (RCO) 3RCertified...

Increasing your facility’s water efficiency

One of the key emerging environmental issues for Canadian communities is how to conserve, protect, and make efficient use of their water resources. Historically,...

Transforming medication safety with barcode technology

The pharmacy team at Markham Stouffville Hospital remembers the first patient whose identification bracelet included a barcode. That barcode enabled the BoxPicker, a state of...

Ultraviolet and HVAC: Keys to reducing hospital acquired infections

The use of ultraviolet light systems is becoming more widely used in healthcare facilities for disinfecting patient and operating rooms.  Yet, ultraviolet lights systems...

Teens work together to help ensure senior’s safety

Paige and Devan, both 17-years-old, are excited. They are getting ready to go to downtown Toronto to see if they can catch a glimpse...

Community support is helping to create more healing spaces

When the Just for Kids (JFK) Clinic opened 23 years ago at St. Joseph’s Health Centre, it had just an office and two small...

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