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Prostate cancer screening: The debate continues

Early detection of prostate cancer using the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) blood test has remained a controversial topic for several years. The PSA test is...

Measurement and teamwork matter – wait times drop for mental health...

If you don’t track it as a team, you don’t know what could be done better for patients. That’s what staff and psychiatrists learned in...

Regional cardiac care enables student to live life fully:Special cardiac procedure...

A specialized procedure provided by Rouge Valley’s regional cardiac care team has allowed a teenage student in Whitby to have the active life she...

Rouge Valley offers surgical follow-up over Skype

A new program offered for surgical programs at Rouge Valley Health System (RVHS) is allowing patients to get the follow-up care they need from...

Rouge Valley asks community to Be A Donor

Organ donation saves lives – just ask Brandon Gibson. The 20-year-old Pickering resident was three months old when he was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis (CF)....

Why big changes are needed in our health care “system”

This blog may be considered controversial by some and beyond the purview of a hospital CEO. I am writing it because, as a leader...

Creativity and innovation in fundraising

Whether it’s jumping into frigid Lake Ontario on January 1, playing cards with a world poker champion, or racing down the street pushing hospital...

Age-old treatment ‘crawls’ its way back into modern medicine at Rouge...

They’re creepy. They’re crawly. But for one Scarborough resident, maggots may have helped to save his leg. When 59-year old Waclaw Tyszkiewicz’s tried to treat...

Real time locating system leads to improvements in emergency department

As Rouge Valley Ajax and Pickering (RVAP) prepared to open its new 20,000 square-foot emergency department (ED) in 2009, we were faced with a...

Taking charge of your child’s speech and language development

When Sooriyakanthy Gnanasooriyar’s son, Ajethan, turned two years old and could not yet speak, she knew something was wrong. “He was not yet talking. He...

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