People in Canada have good health, are living longer: Global Burden of Disease Study...

Data from the Global Burden of Disease Study shows that the overall health of Canadians is good and is consistent with other similar countries,...

Reducing harm from unnecessary antibiotic use in long-term care

By Rita Ha and Bradley Langford It has been estimated that up to 50 per cent of prescribed antibiotics in long-term care homes (LTCH) are...

How to help protect yourself from vaccine administration injury

A study by researchers at the University of Waterloo reiterates the need for health care professionals, including pharmacists, to take certain precautions to minimize...

Stroke more deadly for women and poses a greater burden

Stroke disrupts women's lives, changes their roles and threatens their independence Women are disproportionately affected by stroke throughout their lives: More women die of stroke...

Raising awareness about the value of donor registration

Brockville General Hospital (BGH) is asking for the community’s help. BGH is working closely with the Trillium Gift of Life Network (TGLN) to raise...

Hospital-wide evacuation drill a success

Emergencies can happen quickly and without warning. No matter how much you’ve prepared, you don’t know if you’re truly ready until you’re faced with...

Preventing kid’s vision loss

St. Joseph’s Health Care London’s new eye screening research program for children is identifying issues resulting in referrals to ongoing care. It’s an eye-opening fact:...

Climate change resiliency: Preparing for ‘THE’ emergency

With a critically important and life-saving organization like healthcare, it is vital to stay up and running, especially during Mother Nature’s most extreme weather...

The day the emergency ward called 911

During a cold afternoon in mid-December 2013, a young patient walked in the emergency department at Hôpital Montfort in Ottawa. She had nausea, vertigo,...

New pest control technology

Health facilities rely on the latest technologies to make a difference for their patients and their bottom lines. As new technology comes along –...

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