Hamilton Health Sciences

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Name: Hamilton Health Sciences
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Creating new possibilities for transformative change

Rob MacIsaac is President & CEO, Hamilton Health Sciences.The health care system needs transformative change. That’s not a platitude or a pie-in-the-sky aspiration. That’s today’s reality for health leaders who face year-over-year budget constraints while ... [Published Hospital News - 11 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Time to talk about the future

Note to all registered municipal election candidates:The Spectator's editorial board invites all registered candidates in this fall's election to submit one piece of commentary, which we will publish on the Comment page and online. There are some conditions ... [Published Hamilton Spectator - 23 hours ago]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Bee and wasp precautions after Quebec Mayor death

Tags: bees, epi pen, Quebec Mayor, sting, waspsAfter a Quebec mayor’s sudden death after being stung by wasps, many are taking the tragic news as a warning going into the second half of summer.Lucie Roussel, 51 of La Prairie, Quebec was spending the weekend ... [Published CHCH.com - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Doctors open private surgical centre in former liquor store

A group of local doctors have waded into a growing provincial debate about the place of private capital in meeting health care needs.Bill Pine and four partners have put more than $1 million into a new private surgical clinic on Upper James Street. They ... [Published Hamilton Spectator - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

TEEN REMAINS IN INTENSIVE CARE AFTER NEAR DROWNING YESTERDAY AT LONG POINT

7/16/2014 2:31:14 PMAccording to reports from the Brantford Expositor the teen who nearly drowned yesterday in Long Point remains in intensive care.The paper is reporting the 17 year old is Robert Ryczak Jr. from Brantford.He is in an induced coma and ... [Published CD98.9 fm - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Hospital parking rates creating hardship, says Hamilton Mountain MPP

photo by Gord BowesHamilton Mountain MPP Monique Taylor says the Liberal government has to live up to its election promise of making hospital parking rates more affordable.By Gord Bowes, News staffThe Liberal government has to follow through on its commitment ... [Published Stoney Creek News - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Road to recovery paved with support

Hamilton handyman Stephen Mitchell is on the mend after a suffering a stroke last November while vacationing in Mexico with his wife Lisa and their young daughter Olivia.Regular exercise — including a program designed for people who have suffered from ... [Published Hamilton Spectator - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 2 reports

Hamilton MPP proposing cap on hospital parking fees

Here's a suggestion most people across the province would agree with.A Hamilton Mountain MPP calling on the Wynne Liberals to make good on a campaign promise to cap hospital parking rates.Monique Taylor making the call after learning that one Hamilton ... [Published 97.7 HTZ FM - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 2 reports

Brampton man charged in death of pedestrian in St. Catharines

A Brampton man has been charged in the death of a 67-year-old St. Catharines woman, who was struck by a pickup truck early Saturday morning.Niagara police say that around 4 a.m. Saturday, the OPP were called with a complaint that a 2012 Dodge pickup truck ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Boy dies from injuries in West Lincoln crash

A 15-year-old boy who was the passenger in a van that crashed in West Lincoln on Wednesday has died.Niagara Regional Police said they learned Saturday that the boy died from his injuries at Hamilton Health Sciences General Hospital.He was the front seat ... [Published St. Catharines Standard - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

The Spectator's view: Hospital parking fees can be a real hardship

On the subject of paid parking for patients and their families, hospitals — including St. Joseph's Healthcare and Hamilton Health Sciences — have a problem in both perception and reality.The issue is topical now because local hospitals recently hiked ... [Published Hamilton Spectator - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 2 reports

Moderate drinking can ‘benefit the heart’

Two studies covering more than 50 countries have concluded that low-to-moderate alcohol consumption can reduce the risk of heart attacks and a life-threatening flaw in the heart.The findings mirror that of a  British cardiologist who this week admitted ... [Published Drinks Business - Jul 02 2014]

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"We recognize the difficulties that hospitals are having being all things to all people today," Pine said. "With a centre like this we can assist in lowering wait times and we can be less costly because we don't have the huge overhead costs of a hospital."
The study, titled, "Quantification of the Hawthorne effect in hand hygiene compliance monitoring using an electronic monitoring system: a retrospective cohort study" published today on-line in the BMJ Quality & Safety Journal , by first author Dr...
"I felt kind of like I was drunk, like I drank a bottle of whiskey" Matwychuk recalled about the events that transpired on the steps to the clubhouse restaurant at the Niagara-on-the-Lake Golf Club...
...He was slow to respond and when he did, his speech was slurred like he had marbles in his mouth," she recalled. "He also had a facial droop. I knew immediately that it was very serious, and likely a stroke. Fortunately he was lying on the beach at the time, so he didn't fall."

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Creating new possibilities for transformative c... [Published Hospital News - 11 hours ago]
Time to talk about the future [Published Hamilton Spectator - 23 hours ago]
Nora Frances Henderson to be honoured as this y... [Published Stoney Creek News - Jul 29 2014]
Bee and wasp precautions after Quebec Mayor death [Published CHCH.com - Jul 23 2014]
Doctors open private surgical centre in former ... [Published Hamilton Spectator - Jul 21 2014]
TEEN REMAINS IN INTENSIVE CARE AFTER NEAR DROWN... [Published CD98.9 fm - Jul 16 2014]
Hand Hygiene Among Health-care Workers Improved... [Published MedIndia - Jul 15 2014]
Hospital parking rates creating hardship, says ... [Published Stoney Creek News - Jul 14 2014]
Man credits stroke centre and GNGH for saving h... [Published Niagara This Week - Jul 12 2014]
Road to recovery paved with support [Published Hamilton Spectator - Jul 11 2014]
Hamilton MPP proposing cap on hospital parking ... [Published 97.7 HTZ FM - Jul 10 2014]
Electronic monitoring increases health-care wor... [Published Medical News Today - Jul 10 2014]
Cap Hamilton hospital parking rates, Taylor says [Published CBC Hamilton - Jul 09 2014]
Health-care worker hand hygiene rates increase ... [Published EurekAlert! - Jul 08 2014]
Dunnville crash victim was kind, patient young man [Published St. Catharines Standard - Jul 08 2014]
Brampton man charged in death of pedestrian in ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 06 2014]
Brampton man charged in death of woman killed b... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 06 2014]
Boy dies from injuries in West Lincoln crash [Published St. Catharines Standard - Jul 05 2014]
The Spectator's view: Hospital parking fees can... [Published Hamilton Spectator - Jul 03 2014]
Avoid Heart Disesae With 1 Or 2 Drinks A Day; W... [Published Medical Daily - Jul 02 2014]
STAFFORD: Expect to Pay MORE to Park Here! [Published 640 Toronto - Jul 02 2014]
Hospital parking will cost you up to $25 a day [Published Hamilton Spectator - Jul 02 2014]
Moderate drinking can ‘benefit the heart’ [Published Drinks Business - Jul 02 2014]
More evidence that moderate drinking may benefi... [Published Orlando Sentinel - Jul 01 2014]
Osler hospital organ donor rates jump [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 01 2014]
Healthcare system slow to adopt widely benefici... [Published Financial Post | Business » Executive - Jun 16 2014]
Major Discovery on the Mechanism of Drug Resist... [Published Science Daily - May 28 2014]
Prestigious Gairdner award for Hamilton MD [Published Topnews.in - Mar 27 2014]
Hamilton: Canada’s human capital edge [Published MaRS Blog - Innovation and Commercialization in ... - Mar 07 2014]
Kiadis enrols patients in phase II clinical tri... [Published PharmaBiz - Nov 19 2013]
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