Sport-related brain injuries continue to impact thousands of Canadians

By Angela Baker From the playground to the pro ranks, the topic of brain injuries related to sports is a concerning trend that will likely...

Simulated car crash steers students away from the trauma of impaired driving

By Vanessa Gomez As the fallout of a simulated car crash unfolded before them under rainy skies, Grade 9 students at J.H. Picard School got...

First Ontario hospital goes live with Electronic Canadian Triage and Acuity Scale Certification Program

As part of Mackenzie Health’s vision to create a world-class health experience for its patients, Mackenzie Richmond Hill Hospital was the first hospital in...

Air response: Anatomy of a mass casualty incident

By Courtney Kraik The textbook definition of a Mass Casualty Incident (MCI) is an event where the number of patients vastly exceeds the resources of...

Screening tool makes it easy for emergency physicians to assess kids’ mental health

By Mike Foster A simple questionnaire can help busy emergency physicians accurately assess kids’ mental health needs within minutes, a new study shows. The HEADS-ED screening...

Code stroke saves precious minutes

The morning started out for Robert (Bob) Collins like any other. Bob was getting ready to get coffee when his arm felt strange. “I...

Simulated emergencies inspire real improvements

The trauma bay in St. Michael’s Hospital Emergency Department bustled with activity as a new patient was rolled in on a stretcher. With a...

BC Emergency Health Services earns Accreditation

After a rigorous review, BC Emergency Health Services (BCEHS) has earned accreditation, as the organization continues to further align its patient-first approach with other...

Research improves air ambulance planning and dispatch

Ornge provides an essential service in Ontario's highly regionalized health care system by transporting patients to definitive care in a timely manner.  To do...

Getting ambulances back on the road

When it comes to the challenge of #ambulance off-load delays, #Trillium Health Partners and Peel Paramedics are partnering to find a solution. Off-loading patients in...

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