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Program improves access to surgery for rural, remote patients in Prince Albert Parkland

A program based at Prince Albert Parkland’s Victoria Hospital, aimed at improving access to surgeries in smaller and more remote communities, is gaining more recognition across Canada. The Enhanced Surgical Skills (ESS) program is operated through the University of Saskatchewan, and is based at the Victoria Hospital in Prince Albert. The purpose of the program […]
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2015: A Year in Review

Saskatoon Health Region has made many improvements over the past 12 months to help us become better, every day. Many of these changes are the result of the Region’s 14 Day Challenge and 90-day initiatives, Safer Every Day and Ready Every Day, which focused on improving safety and patient flow respectively. How exactly have things […]

Call to Action to Address Overcapacity

With the ongoing overcapacity issues in Saskatoon Health Region, Saskatoon Health Region is launching a Region-wide, employee-inspired, two week patient flow improvement initiative: The Better Every Day 14-Day Challenge. Demand for hospital care has been growing with a 5 per cent increase in emergency room visits year over year. In December, a further 5 per […]

Kelvington 3P team receives provincial excellence award

The Kelvington Integrated Health Care Facility 3P team was one of eight teams honoured with the presentation of a 2014 Pursuing Excellence Award during the 4th annual Saskatchewan Health Care Quality Summit in Saskatoon May 6th. The Pursuing Excellence Awards are presented to individual organizations and teams doing outstanding improvement work relating to the health […]