Capital Beat


New intake co-ordinator position more efficient way to address patient concerns

Wednesday, October 26, 2011 - 5:20pm

A central intake co-ordinator means better service and better care.

Central addictions intake team opens doors to treatment and recovery

Wednesday, October 26, 2011 - 5:09pm

Individuals seeking help for an addiction-related issue can now call a central intake line to begin that important first step toward...

QEII emergency department copes with ever-growing patient volumes

Wednesday, October 26, 2011 - 4:56pm

With nearly 70,000 patients anticipated to go through the QEII this year, Emergency staff are are coming up with innovative ways to...

Capital Health employee brings hope, healing and learning to disabled in Haiti

Wednesday, October 26, 2011 - 4:42pm

In this month of Thanksgiving, we offer this story of one man’s giving back. It is a story about Jim Adderson, and yet it is not. It is...

New strategy for cardiovascular health saves lives and money

Wednesday, October 26, 2011 - 4:28pm

A new program at Capital Health helps patients living with heart disease and saves public money at the same. time.

First Visit: Reducing Wait Times for Patients Seeking Mental Health Care

Wednesday, September 28, 2011 - 1:02pm

First Visit has reduced waits that were once a routine three months to often less than a week for non-urgent referrals.

Pioneering clinic unravels mysteries, saves lives

Wednesday, September 28, 2011 - 1:00pm

Shedding light on a world of uncertainty for people with connective tissue disorders.

Kiosks ease lineups here too

Wednesday, September 28, 2011 - 12:58pm

Using technology to improve the patient experience.

PROFILE: Kim McMahan, Patient Flow Co-ordinator

Wednesday, September 28, 2011 - 12:54pm

Tackling the puzzle of patient to bed ratios in a hospital with more patients than beds.

More patients have chance to go Home Again

Wednesday, September 28, 2011 - 12:49pm

Continuing Care program expands to provide better care to more patients.