Thursday, November 24, 2011
"QUALITY AND ACCESS TO CARE
Canada’s survival rates for breast and colorectal cancer are among the highest in the OECD. Canada also
does well in primary care, preventing costly hospital admissions from chronic conditions such as asthma
and uncontrolled diabetes. High in-hospital adverse events and long waiting times are a concern."
See CTV article as well.
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
"Portrait consists of interactive multimedia presentations that contain brief biographical and personal information relevant to a particular person with dementia. This helps busy care staff working with that individual to learn about his or her past in a relatively short time, and enables them to improve the quality of care they deliver."