How one Toronto hospital is taking action on overcapacity

By Erica Di Maio Imagine it's your vacation and you arrive at your sunny destination only to be told your room isn't ready. You sit in...

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...

Putting an end to the “name, blame, shame” approach to error in healthcare

By Danae Theakston When things go wrong in healthcare, it’s easy to ‘name, blame, and shame.’ But it actually takes bravery and vulnerability for a...

Hardwiring accreditation for high reliability

By Mike Heenan Most of us who work in hospitals know the feeling you get when you’re reminded the next scheduled Accreditation Survey is just...

Palliative Care program receives prestigious national designation

Palliative Care program receives prestigious national designation By Elizabeth McCarthy While under the care of staff and physicians from North York General Hospital’s (NYGH) Freeman Centre...

Healthcare delivery in remote communities

By Joshua McNamara As a trauma surgeon and Colonel in the Canadian Forces, Dr. Homer Tien gained a unique perspective on the challenges of delivering...

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...

IRM helps healthcare organizations manage risks

By Kopiha Nathan and Ellen Gardner Management of healthcare risks is a key function of healthcare organizations, but it is also one many struggle with....

Acute Ambulatory Care Unit helps reduce time spent in hospitals

Where does a patient go when their needs are too complex for a community or family physician but may not require inpatient hospitalization or...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR RE: RNAO COLUMN

On May 9, the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario (RNAO) published a position paper called ‘Mind the Safety Gap: Reclaiming the Role of the...

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