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Critical to the success of rapid cancer diagnosis is a dedicated team that is focused on highly integrated processes that provide comprehensive and compassionate assessment, diagnosis, and treatment plans. Paramount in the rapid diagnostic journey is a commitment to...Read More
In Manitoba, practitioners are geographically distanced and have varied experience and skill. For over 30 years the Neonatal transport program has provided consultative and transport service via telephone prior to travelling to our rural sites with an active...Read More
The Holland Centre has created an innovative, evidence-based, patient-centred model of care that is class-based and time-limited. Nationally, rehabilitation practices vary widely, and in Ontario, limited availability to community funded outpatient services as well as...Read More
In October 2010, the number of elderly people waiting for in-home occupational therapy services was high and the large number of sick leaves and lack of occupational therapists was affecting the organization’s ability to provide these services. These destabilizing...Read More
In 2006, the CSSS Lucille-Teasdale (CSSSLTEAS) started using a local action plan for blood-borne and sexually transmitted infections. A screening clinic for such infections for the asymptomatic population has been open since August 2008. Service corridors were created...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
The Geriatric Assessment and Intervention Network (GAIN) Clinic provides support to Seniors living in the community who are physically or cognitively frail, increasing in frailty and/or at risk of using hospital emergency department and inpatient services. The clinic...Read More
In order to offer affected individuals a better prognosis, literature recommends a medical workup delay of 28 days from the date of the first abnormal imagery and the confirmation of the diagnosis. We have put in place One-stop Lung Cancer Workup Coordination allowing...Read More
Collaborative Emergency Centres (CECs) provide access to urgent and emergent care 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 52 weeks a year. CECs are intended to match the level of service offered with the needs of the community and help create stability and consumer confidence...Read More
Halton Healthcare Services was seeking innovative ways to create access to paediatric consultation across the three community hospital sites (Oakville, Milton and Georgetown). It was recognized that a significant percentage of emergency department visits at each of...Read More
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