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...

Achieving distinction in trauma services

For some Canadians, a routine commute to work in the morning may end at a designated trauma centre, courtesy of a moment of inattention...

Doctors reconnect with lost boy

Two years ago, during the Summit for Sinai fundraising climb up Tanzania’s Mount Kilimanjaro, the fundraisingteam encountered an unexpected life-saving task. While making their...

ED wait times due to access block

The Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians (CAEP) released “A Snap Shot on Life in the Emergency Department” today, highlighting the current situation in Canadian...

Volunteering in the moment

The morning of May 26, 2012, seemed like a typical one for Victoria, B.C. commuter Nicole Smart. She was on her way to her...

$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...

Family draws on experience with son’s traumatic brain injury to help others cope

In the late morning of April 5, 2008, Andrew McCallum was doing what he did most days: walking his shortcut along the train tracks...

Rapid Response Nurses Provide Intensive Care to Keep Frail Elderly Safe

Roy Brown is an active and independent 89-year-old who still drives, does his own shopping and cooking. Roy lives alone in his Oakville house,...

New Physician Assistant enhancing patient care in Emergency Department

Ben Piper realized he wanted to work in the Emergency Department (ED) while doing rotations as a student in the Physician Assistant (PA) program...

Quick reference cards for blood product put patient safety first

The recent development of quick reference cards to help clinicians identify when to use the life-saving blood product Octaplex, has improved patient safety and...

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