Creating a Culture of Continuous Improvement Harvard Business Review By: Aravind Chandrasekaran & John S. Toussaint – May 24, 2019 A number of health systems have scored impressive gains in improving outcomes and patient satisfaction and lower costs by applying the Toyota Production System (TPS) to redesign “lean” clinical and administrative processes, eliminating waste and boosting […]
Brantford Expositor: May 6, 2019 A massive “celebration of love” on Sunday raised just over $338,000 for the Stedman Community Hospice. Perfect walking weather drew as many as 2,000 participants to the 15th annual Hike for Hospice. “We have lots of angels watching out for us, from above and on the ground,” said Olga Consorti, president […]
CTV Kitchener: Monday, April 29, 2019 St. Joseph’s Health Centre in Guelph has received an unprecedented $1 million gift from a Guelph family. The gift comes from the Ireland family, who is deeply connected with the city and has long supported the health centre. Robert Ireland founded Guelph Tool & Die Ltd, now Guelph Manufacturing […]
Improving access to diagnosis and treatment of potentially life-threatening cardiac issues is the goal of a $2.8 million campaign to equip St. Mary’s Regional Cardiac Care Centre with a much-needed third cardiac catheterization suite. Demand for service at the centre, ranked one of Canada’s best, has outstripped capacity in two existing suites, which form the […]
Publication: Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario | May 9, 2019 Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an auto-immune disease that affects approximately 1 in 100 Canadians. RA is caused by a malfunction of the body’s own immune system. The disease is characterized by joint inflammation that causes pain, stiffness, and swelling. Joint degradation occurs as […]
Each year, the Research Institute of St. Joe’s – Hamilton publishes an annual report to highlight how research at our hospital impacts the science of medicine and the lives of patients around the world.