Tag Archives: Safety
Save your own life 24-10-13

Save your own life

The day of my surgery arrived and I was, of course, feeling very apprehensive. I had worked hard to get this appointment because I needed it, but I knew there was a lot that could go wrong. Because I’ve been on a ventilator many times in the past, and have had two tracheostomies, I don’t […]
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In their own words: Saskatchewan patients and family members talk about making health care better

Lean is built on a foundation of creating maximum value for the customer. In health care, that means care that is compassionate and patient-centred, with no harm to patients and no waiting. As part of the transformation underway in Saskatchewan, we are involving patients and family members in many of the improvement events in the […]
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Working with patients to improve patient safety

This year marked the third annual Saskatchewan Health Care Quality Summit. In the three years it has been delivered, the Summit has evolved, incorporating new types of sessions, improved technology and bigger and better speakers. But consistently, one of the most highly-rated sessions at the Summit is the patient panel. It gives the audience an […]
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Learning to see through a new lens

Recently my family went on our first ever skiing/snowboarding trip to the mountains. After several staycations at nearby Table Mountain, Saskatchewan, we all felt the pull of the “big hills.” We decided to try out Fernie Alpine Resort in southeastern British Columbia during the recent Easter Break. Despite our gumption and excitement to take on […]