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Medicine by numbers

Medicine by numbers

Posted Nov 6th, 2023

Dr. Stephenson Strobel is a trained economist who uses data to make Niagara Health’s Emergency Department more effective at getting patients the help they need.

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Unleashing curiosity at Niagara Health’s Take Our Kids to Work Day

Unleashing curiosity at Niagara Health’s Take Our Kids to Work Day

Posted Nov 3rd, 2023

On Wednesday, Nov. 1, Niagara Health welcomed more than 60 Grade 9 students to the St. Catharines hospital for a day of interactive learning and fun.

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Future of hospital care in Niagara takes shape

Future of hospital care in Niagara takes shape

Posted Nov 2nd, 2023

We are building a new, modern hospital system in Niagara to replace outdated, outgrown infrastructure and improve patient experiences.

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Familiar Faces Program reduces Emergency Department wait times while helping those seeking care

Familiar Faces Program reduces Emergency Department wait times while helping those seeking care

Posted Oct 31st, 2023

Familiar Faces Emergency Department program is being recognized by the national Health Standards Organization and Accreditation Canada as a Leading Practice.

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Bursary helps Operating Room RN improve patient care and reach career goal

Bursary helps Operating Room RN improve patient care and reach career goal

Posted Oct 27th, 2023

“I wanted to get more involved,” says Nithu Thonichalil. “I wanted to learn the surgical thought process of a surgeon” in the Operating Room.

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Hospital Spotlight: 'It’s the best four hours of my week’ Niagara Health volunteer says of connecting with his community

Hospital Spotlight: 'It’s the best four hours of my week’ Niagara Health volunteer says of connecting with his community

Posted Oct 26th, 2023

When Niagara Health volunteer Kenneth Ralph retired, he found a community connection and so much more by volunteering at the St. Catharines hospital.

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Niagara Health recognized for outstanding contributions to organ and tissue donation

Niagara Health recognized for outstanding contributions to organ and tissue donation

Posted Oct 25th, 2023

For the fourth time, Niagara Health has received the Hospital Achievement Award - Provincial Conversion Rate for outstanding organ and tissue donation.

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Enhanced anesthesia tray process transforms medication standardization at Niagara Health, improving patient safety

Enhanced anesthesia tray process transforms medication standardization at Niagara Health, improving patient safety

Posted Oct 20th, 2023

The new approach ensures a consistent and precise distribution of medications, reducing the risk of errors during medication administration and enhances overall patient care.

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Just book it: Breast cancer screening can save your life

Just book it: Breast cancer screening can save your life

Posted Oct 20th, 2023

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Niagara Health is urging anyone who is eligible for breast screening to schedule an appointment.

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Mammogram prep 101 + What to do if you get a callback

Mammogram prep 101 + What to do if you get a callback

Posted Oct 20th, 2023

Medical Oncologist Dr. Jennifer Bisson shares how best to prepare for a mammogram and what to do if you get a callback.

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