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July 2, 2019 –  Canadian Healthcare Technology HAMILTON, ONT. – St. Joseph’s Health System (SJHS) is using video visits to connect clinicians with discharged surgical patients at home. The video-based care builds on St. Joseph’s use of one phone-number access to an integrated care team, around the clock, for discharged patients and provides another dimension […]

St. Joseph’s Health System’s pioneering Integrated Comprehensive Care model for COPD/CHF patients could free up 13,502 hospital days annually across the province: Health System Performance Research Network (HSPRN) June 27, 2019 – Hamilton, ON – A program pioneered by St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton and St. Joseph’s Home Care, members of St. Joseph’s Health System (SJHS), […]

By: Melissa Farrell, President, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton We are delighted to announce that St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton has received our final decision from the Accreditation on-site survey in May and have been granted a decision of: Accredited with Exemplary Standing – the highest rating for a Canadian hospital. Given the multiple challenges in health […]

by Pierre-Antoine Mercier, translated by Dan Braverman @CanadiensMTL / canadiens.com May 26, 2019   MONTREAL – Not many people can boast about getting the world’s most comforting hug from Carey Priceas well as a guided tour of the childhood home of none other than Wayne Gretzky. And yet that’s exactly the case for Anderson Whitehead. Anderson, just 11 […]

May 29, 2019 HAMILTON ON – Hamilton philanthropists Charles and Margaret Juravinski will create an endowment of more than $100 million to support researchers across Hamilton Health Sciences, McMaster University and St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton. Their estate gift is one of Canada’s largest ever legacy gifts and will provide up to $5 million a year […]

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 […]

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