What advise can you give regarding: transitioning from paediatrics -> adult care? #transition #healthcare #patientexperience #patientvoice #input https://twitter.com/wendycostello2/status/1226859577188257793?s=19
Visiting hours have been eliminated from ALL Calgary hospitals. Their removal reduces patient falls, medical errors and increases the patient experience. To learn more about this exciting change, click here
PHSA's #IAmYourNurse campaign has reached more than 1.25 million people, and now it's won three @IABC Silver Leaf Awards, for Employee Engagement, HR & Benefits Communication and Audio Visual. Congrats to all involved, especially @junipil and the nurses who inspired the video! pic.twitter.com/4CuEZXeNTT
The theme for Patient and Family Centred Care Week will be “The Human Connection in Healthcare.” Below is a video that highlights what the human connection means to patients, families, and members of our care team at Alberta Children’s Hospital.
What does “The Human Connection in Healthcare” mean to you?
As you may be aware, more and more residents from the US are purchasing their prescription drugs from Canada, due to the lower prices. While this is increasing sales for pharmaceutical companies and their associates, there is a something more important that must be considered. Namely, what effect are the sales of Canadian medicine to our US neighbours having on Canada and we Canadians?
According to a number of professional groups, the outcome of these prescription sales may result in drug shortages Canada. This, in turn, can have negative repercussions on the healthcare of Canadians. As a letter sent by groups representing patients, health professionals, hospitals, and pharmacists to Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor states, “‘The Canadian medicine supply is not sufficient to support both Canadian and U.S. consumers…The supply simply does not, and will not, exist within Canada to meet such demands.”of the potential for increasing drug shortages.'” Read more about thishere.
WATCH NOW: #ATypicalHeart is a @STORYHIVE documentary exploring the deadly disparity between male and female heart disease, through the lens of healthcare professionals, researchers, patients, and their families. https://t.co/dO1dgbQVTW