Archive | May, 2016
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Improved medication ordering frees up time for patient care at Broadview Union Hospital

Staff at Broadview Union Hospital now have more time to spend with patients, thanks to improvements in how they order medication. The changes — grouping similar items together, setting standard amounts to order, and posting these amounts on the medication bins — have cut the amount of time staff spend ordering drugs every two weeks […]
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Safer care for Emergency patients at Regina General

Patients admitted through Emergency at Regina General Hospital now get their medications before they’re transferred to an inpatient unit, or have the medications accompany when they’re moved. Previously, medications for around half of patients were either delivered to Emergency, or retrieved by staff, after the patient was relocated. This caused rework for staff and delays […]

PACT program providing faster, more appropriate support to at-risk individuals in Saskatoon

Many calls that come to police do not involve a crime; in a lot of cases, calls are about at-risk individuals with mental health or addiction problems who need immediate support. A different approach launched in Saskatoon in 2014 has changed the way the province’s largest city is meeting the needs of this vulnerable population. […]