List/Grid Tag Archives: Sault Area Hospital

NE LHIN starts Cultural Mindfulness Training

NE LHIN starts Cultural Mindfulness Training

One of the areas recognized as being important to improving Indigenous health outcomes is to educate health care professionals about Indigenous Cultural Safety. To accomplish this, the North East Local… Read more »

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 Area Hospital gets green light for PCIs

Sault Area Hospital gets green light for PCIs

Timely access for life-saving procedure will save lives Beginning in April 2018, heart attack patients in Algoma requiring percutaneous coronary intervention will be able to have the procedure performed close… 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 »

New CT scanner in Timmins cuts radiation exposure

New CT scanner in Timmins cuts radiation exposure

Shorter wait time draws patients from Sudbury Timmins and District Hospital’s new computerized tomography (CT) scanner – in operation since March 2016 – offers enhanced diagnostic imaging with a fraction… 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 »

Sault Ste. Marie launches Health Link

Sault Ste. Marie launches Health Link

Guided care nurses serve as eyes and ears of primary care providers Sault Ste. Marie is well on its way toward transforming how care is delivered to the city’s most… 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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