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Trading concrete for community

Trading concrete for community

Sault pathologist enjoys quality of life Life is good in Sault Ste. Marie for Dr. Christa Cassalman and her family. A Woody Boat is docked in the water of their… Read more »

Sault College sim labs offer experiential learning

Sault College sim labs offer experiential learning

Different health care scenarios showcased, including home It looks like a typical home. There’s a stylish kitchen with stainless steel appliances, a bathroom with mobility assistance devices, a spacious bedroom… Read more »

Fund promotes knowledge of rare disease

Fund promotes knowledge of rare disease

SAH nurse shares knowledge of hereditary angioedema If you haven’t heard of the Vaughan Ungar Memorial Fund or HAE, you certainly aren’t alone, but Jessica Dugas and Paula De Pauli… Read more »

ED wait clock empowers patients, eases patient flow

ED wait clock empowers patients, eases patient flow

Wait times for Sault Area Hospital Emergency Department posted online Sault Area Hospital is the first Emergency Department (ED) in Northern Ontario to implement a wait clock. Now, before going… Read more »

SAH first in North to implement restaurant-style menu

SAH first in North to implement restaurant-style menu

Steaming avoids overcooking and retains nutrients The dinner menu boasts a soup or salad followed by one of 16 different hot entrées, not to mention six dessert choices. Lunch has… Read more »

Making every moment count at ARCH hospice

Making every moment count at ARCH hospice

Additional funding recognizes quality of care Walking past the exquisitely manicured gardens into the attractive building, visitors are greeted by the smell of fresh baking. While one could be describing… Read more »

Crisis intervention program takes pressure off ER

Crisis intervention program takes pressure off ER

Sault Area Hospital (SAH) and Sault Ste. Marie Police Services (SSPS) are successfully handling the majority of mental health and addiction calls on scene, diverting people from the Emergency Department… Read more »

Nurses focus on youth anxiety and depression

Nurses focus on youth anxiety and depression

Program proactively addresses mental health in schools According to the North East Community Care Access Centre (CCAC), 20 to 25 per cent of teens think of suicide, and one in… Read more »

Paperless pilot a win for patients, physicians

Paperless pilot a win for patients, physicians

SAH adopts Virtual Desktop technology in cancer clinic Previous attempts to convert the Algoma District Cancer Program (ADCP) to a paperless environment failed, but Sault Area Hospital’s Information Technology team’s… Read more »

Project targets elderly with restorative potential

Project targets elderly with restorative potential

Collaborative initiative piloted in Sault Ste. Marie and Sudbury A new regional program aimed at identifying and rehabilitating frail seniors has been launched at two pilot sites in Sault Ste…. Read more »

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