Saskatoon Health Region’s Pathways Program earned an honourable mention in the Profiles in Diversity Journal’s Innovations in Diversity Awards in 2014, the second year in a row the program has been recognized by the magazine.  Read the rest of this entry »

Need information about the Adult Intensive Care Units in the Saskatoon Health Region? There’s an app for that. Read the rest of this entry »

Only a handful of people knew it wasn’t real.

A mock disaster was held at St. Mary’s Villa in Humboldt on September 8 to test staff and emergency services’ response to a Code Red or fire situation at the long-term care home. Read the rest of this entry »

It has been generally been accepted within the health community that using restraints on clients in either hospitals or long term care homes can help prevent falls or increase their sense of security.

But that’s a myth, according to the supporters of Saskatoon Health Region’s revised restraint policy for mechanical and environmental restraints. Read the rest of this entry »

A major construction project is underway at Parkridge Centre in Saskatoon.

In early September, contractors began removing sections of the exterior walls of the long term care home. The walls will be completely rebuilt and windows replaced as necessary. The work will address all outstanding moisture issues at the facility. Read the rest of this entry »

Better Every Day – Our Stories
Teams of Saskatoon Health Region employees and physicians are working hard to make the patient experience better every day.

Previously, staff in the Health Records Department at Saskatoon City Hospital felt they were chipping away at a mountain when it came to updating outpatient health records. Each day, they attempted to whittle down the backlog of paperwork, only to leave at the end of it feeling as if they had failed. The RPIW #90 team focused on streamlining processes in order to reduce the time between receiving patient information after a discharge, and the paperwork going into the patient’s file. Read the rest of this entry »

It just got easier for patients and families to park at Royal University Hospital (RUH).

The RUH Parkade Courtesy Shuttle service is now operational and available to patients and families parking on levels two through five within the RUH parkade. Read the rest of this entry »

Better Every Day – Our Stories
Teams of Saskatoon Health Region employees and physicians are working hard to make the patient experience better every day.

We’ve made some big improvements to the way patients receive meals. Previously, patients were waiting up to 48 hours to receive their selected food menu choices during their hospital stay. Read the rest of this entry »

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