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Sudbury’s hospice expanding

Sudbury’s hospice expanding

BY ARRON PICKARD Celebrating its 10-year anniversary in September, Maison McCulloch Hospice originally opened as an 11,000-square-foot, 10-bed facility. Over the past decade, the hospice has added many programs and… Read more »

Dr. Andreas Laupacis: How to deliver better health care? Ask the patient

Dr. Andreas Laupacis: How to deliver better health care? Ask the patient

Dr. Andreas Laupacis, a palliative care physician at Toronto’s St. Michael’s Hospital, guest of HSN Speaker Series. As reported in sudbury.com Health Sciences North hosted its second instalment of its… Read more »

Palliative care pilot targets COPD and CHF patients

Palliative care pilot targets COPD and CHF patients

North West CCAC program ensures more time for end of life planning The North West Community Care Access Centre (CCAC) has launched a pilot program to enhance palliative care for… Read more »

Thunder Bay ER recognized for short length of stay

Thunder Bay ER recognized for short length of stay

Second busiest ER in Canada also one of the most efficient The Emergency Department at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre was recently recognized as maintaining the lowest 90th percentile… Read more »

HSN heart infusion clinic keeps patients out of hospital

HSN heart infusion clinic keeps patients out of hospital

Program improves quality of life for heart failure patients Dr. Atilio Costa-Vitali, a cardiologist and medical director of the Heart Failure Disease Management Program at the Health Sciences North (HSN)… Read more »

New toolkit aims to improve palliative care in long-term care homes

New toolkit aims to improve palliative care in long-term care homes

The Quality Palliative Care in Long Term Care Alliance held a national launch for its new toolkit in January. “The Alliance’s primary goal was to develop sustainable, person-focused palliative care… Read more »

SAH initiates patient discharge calls

SAH initiates patient discharge calls

Quality improvement initiative aims to prevent readmissions Car dealers do it all the time. You bring your vehicle into the shop for regular maintenance and a few days later you… Read more »

Booklet tells patients who’s who

Booklet tells patients who’s who

“Hello, We’re Learners” provides definitions of health-care roles and promotes the opportunity for patients to serve as partners in learning. Who are all these people and why are they asking… Read more »

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