Minding the gaps in quality improvement in Canadian healthcare

What can Canada gain by upping its investment to advance the health quality improvement (QI) agenda? And, in what areas should it invest? A...

New data suggests important improvements in infant and maternal health

Since BORN was formed in 2009, health care providers and decision makers now have improved tools to continue working together to collect and use...

$15 million gift will reshape emergency medicine at Mount Sinai

Mount Sinai Hospital today announced that Gerald Schwartz and Heather Reisman have made a transformational $15 million gift that will see the significant physical expansion...

Volunteer led program improves accessibility for patients

Every Friday morning for the past three years, 90-year-old Bill Pfaff arrived at The Scarborough Hospital (TSH) for his cancer treatments. At 8 a.m. sharp,...

Hospitals and the paradigm shift to a person- centred model

In 2005 I published my book ‘Journey to Wellness – Designing a people-centred health system for Canadians’ and launched the Canadian Association for People-Centred...

A life or death decision

Kay Carter, Gloria Taylor, #Dr. Donald Low, and Hassan Rasouli – all names of Canadians who have made headlines recently for being at the...

National report paves the way for improved access to youth services

A Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) led study of a cross-section of youth services across Canada has found that two in five...

Bridging the gap between research and practice

Canada has rightfully earned a reputation around the world for excellence in health research. But is health research evidence making its way to the...

Cultivating a culture of safety at Runnymede Healthcare Centre

  Safety is a fundamental aspect of high quality healthcare. To achieve the best possible clinical outcomes for patients, Runnymede Healthcare Centre cultivates a culture of...

Health Outcomes for Better Information and Care

This year marked a significant first for the Health Outcomes for Better Information and Care (HOBIC) project with the release of its first provincial...

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