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Are you ready for the unexpected? Steps to help develop an effective contingency plan

We all know that the unexpected usually happens at the most inconvenient times. Be prepared for these situations by working with a trusted partner...

Bringing improved patient safety and the latest evidence to the bedside

Patient safety at North York General Hospital (NYGH) received a major boost with the launch of bold technology that is reducing medication errors and...

Green Clinical Academic Campus is golden

Last fall, the Clinical Academic Campus (CAC) at Kelowna General Hospital (KGH) was recognized as Kelowna’s first LEED Canada Gold certified building. KGH is...

Greening the operating room

  The Scarborough Hospital is being lauded as a leader in demonstrating a serious commitment to going green and using reusable textiles in the operating...

Call to order: New room service food delivery system

  Halton Healthcare Service (HHS) recently introduced Call to Order, a new Room Service food delivery system, on selected patient care units at Oakville-Trafalgar Memorial...

Hospital’s ‘Go Green Team’ celebrates many accomplishments

The team at Ross Memorial Hospital (RMH) works hard to be a responsible neighbour, a good corporate citizen and a community leader in environmental...

Reusable sharps containers making healthcare safer and greener

Plastic disposable sharps containers account for a significant portion of the total sharps waste stream. In recent years the amount of sharps waste has...

Finding the cure for operational inefficiency

A long list of operational ailments is affecting the health of Canadian hospitals. High demand for services; resources stretched to meet demand; pressure to...

A holistic approach to healthy data security practices

Data breaches are among the biggest challenges facing today’s health care industry. In the past two years in Ontario alone, according to the Office...

Making people a priority in preparing for the future

A culture of coaching and a commitment to organizational development is creating positive results at Toronto’s Humber River Regional Hospital (HRRH). For the last several...

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