Lean News from Saskatchewan Health Care


New network structure means more time for home care clients in Regina Qu’Appelle

Primary Health Care in Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region has redesigned its urban home care services to improve efficiency and create more time for client care. By dividing Regina into three geographic areas (networks), multidisciplinary teams that support each network are now located closer to clients. Continuing care assistants (CCAs) travel 5.6% less to provide care […]

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 […]