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Canada is internationally recognized as one of the only countries to successfully integrate medication reconciliation in home care settings and services. Many of the tools, systems, and supports for medication reconciliation which are included in the Canadian...Read More
The Addiction and Mental Health Information System is an integrated client registration system and clinical information tool. It is used to collect, process, analyze, and use information about the population served to improve the efficiency, effectiveness, and overall...Read More
Throughout history, the expressive arts have been used in connection with bereavement, loss, and healing. The Creative Expressions of Loss and Healing support group offered by the Palliative Services program has helped participants navigate through grief and loss by...Read More
The Primary Health Bus operates in areas of Saskatoon where the population often experiences geographic, social, economic, and cultural barriers. The goal is to bring high-quality care directly to under-served populations and provide an alternative for those seeking...Read More
The goal of the Saskatchewan Bleeding Disorders Program (SBDP) is to improve the health of patients living with Bleeding disorders in the province of Saskatchewan. The program is designed based on several principles of care including patient safety, access, and...Read More
SHR visual management/Senior Leadership Team Weekly Wall Walk and Hoshin Kanri (Strategy Deployment) in the Saskatchewan Healthcare Management System
In 2012-13, Saskatchewan employed Hoshin Kanri, a form of strategic planning, as a method of integrating regional and provincial planning. This was part of the introduction to the lean management system in health care in the province of Saskatchewan. ‘Hoshin Kanri’...Read More
In 2010 the Saskatoon Health Region developed a strategy to address the high prevalence of HIV in the province. The strategy looked at HIV prevention, treatment and support to: • Increase efforts to prevent transmission of HIV; • Provide for the treatment and support...Read More
The Food For Thought Program is funded through the Canadian Prenatal Nutrition Program and supported by the Saskatoon Health Region (SHR). The goal of this program is to support pregnant women to improve the health of themselves and their families through good...Read More
According to the WHO, health equity “implies that all people can reach their full health potential and should not be disadvantaged from attaining it because of their race, ethnicity, religion, gender, age, social class, socioeconomic status or other socially...Read More
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