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In the face of an increasing C-section rates, Markham Stouffville Hospital created a Caesarean Reduction Strategy (MSH-CARES) which was comprised of evidence based interventions to decrease existing C-Sections rates. The strategy included targeted interventions for...Read More
Markham Stouffville Hospital Corporation’s Labour, Birth & Postpartum Plan is created with the patient, modified as needed during the hospital stay, and used to plan the patient’s care and evaluate the experience prior to discharge. The immediate...Read More
Geriatric Emergency Management (GEM) is a provincial program aimed at promoting better health outcomes for frail seniors who visit the emergency department. GEM provides comprehensive geriatric assessment to high-risk seniors and makes recommendations for care and...Read More
The Markham Stouffville Hospital Corporation has developed Outbreak and Post-outbreak Standards of Practice. In response to a severe outbreak of nosocomial C difficile at the Uxbridge site, a team was formed consisting of Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC),...Read More
The Expect Respect program creates an environment in which all staff feel supported in acknowledging and identifying incidents of disrespect and violence. The program supports a caring and firm approach to dealing with aggressive and disrespectful behaviour. It...Read More
At Markham Stouffville Hospital the Sterile Processing Department is responsible for the decontamination, cleaning, reprocessing and sterilization of instruments and equipment for the entire hospital. The Sterile Processing Department follows stringent criteria, best...Read More
The York Region Preschool Speech and Language Program (YRPSLP), administered by Markham Stouffville Hospital, provide speech and language services for preschoolers in York Region. Assessment and a range of intervention services are provided to children and their...Read More
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