Tag Archives: Lean

New QI learning program benefitting Saskatchewan patients, residents, and staff

Loretta Hrenyk says she is excited about making changes, and the Lean Improvement Leadership Training (LILT)* program has given her the tools and capacity to engage other staff members in identifying and solving problems. “I love change. I’m always thinking, is there a better way to do something?” says Hrenyk, a Nurse Educator on the […]
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10 seconds to safety

What difference can 10 seconds make? For 40 per cent of residents on Unit 2-6 at Wascana Rehabilitation Centre, 10 seconds may be the difference between life and serious injury or death. These residents – 14 in all – receive mechanical ventilation, either full or part-time. Each of them is connected by a breathing tube […]
Two Tragedies

Standardizing work to help at-risk children get appropriate care

Many of us remember a tragic incident in 2013 when a six-year-old boy was the victim of a homicide and RCMP believed a ten-year-old was responsible. In response, the Saskatchewan Advocate for Children and Youth delivered a Special Investigative report entitled “Two Tragedies – Holding Systems Accountable.” As part of the government’s response to this […]