Tag Archives: Goals

A Better Emergency Room Experience

It used to take many hours before a person who walked into the the emergency room at Saskatoon’s Royal University Hospital would be placed in a treatment spot. Thanks to the hard work of ER employees and physicians on the RPIW #86 team, wait times are down significantly. Today, ER staff are more visible to […]
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Sunrise Health Region’s use of daily visual management, Hoshin Kanri recognized as “national leading practice” by Accreditation Canada

Sunrise Health Region’s use of daily visual management and Hoshin Kanri (strategy deployment) in the Saskatchewan Healthcare Management System has been named by Accreditation Canada as a “National Leading Practice”, worthy of replication. This recognition is shared with the Saskatchewan Ministry of Health. A “National Leading Practice” is defined by Accreditation Canada as an exemplary […]
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If hospital performance falls in Saskatchewan, does anybody hear?

Last week the Canadian Institute for Health Information released new data for its Canadian Hospital Reporting Project (CHRP) which collects information on 27 indicators — 21 clinical and 6 financial — for 600 hospitals across the country. The Saskatchewan results were not glowing. Of the 27 indicators, Saskatchewan was worse than the Canadian average on […]