monday july 28, 2014
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Top News

Women’s College Hospital’s Crossroads Clinic hosts Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care press conference – The Hon. Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, discussed the need for better healthcare for refugees. > MORE

 

 
 
 

Access and Innovation Report Is Now Available

Women’s College Hospital’s 2014 Access and Innovation Report is now available online. It showcases how we’re reaching beyond our boundaries to advance the health of women, to develop new treatments for complex chronic conditions and to deliver tangible solutions for the most pressing issues facing our healthcare system today. Click here to read the report and learn about the hospital’s growth and progress over the last year.

 
 
Take Note

Improving communication for better patient care – Women’s College Hospital offers workshop to help healthcare providers communicate more effectively. > MORE

 
 
 
My Health Matters

MyHealthMatters.ca is a mobile-enabled website tool created for women by the experts at Women’s College Hospital. It delivers tailored health information based on your personal health priorities and individual life stage. MyHealthMatters.ca includes articles, videos, recipes and interactive tools to help you manage and improve your health. Click here to do a quiz and test your knowledge about women’s heart health, heart disease and the importance of healthy living.

 
 
From Women’s College Research Institute

Fifty per cent of quality improvement studies fail to change medical practices – Research shows gap between recommended practices and the care patients receive.
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WCH in the Media

Sleeping in bed with parents riskier for younger infants, MDs findCBC The NationalDr. Danielle Martin.

Prevent spread of HIV by protecting women's rights: EditorialToronto Star – Dr. Mona Loutfy

Ontario will bill Ottawa $2 million for refugee health costsToronto StarDr. Meb Rashid

For more WCH news articles, click here.

 
 
Women’s Health Matters

Women’s Health Matters spoke to Dr. Simone Vigod, a psychiatrist at Women’s College Hospital, about the difference between being depressed and being sad or unhappy.

 
 
 
Up and Coming at WCH
Coming up at WCH

This week at WCH: Click here for a list of events taking place at Women’s College Hospital between July 28 and August 1.

 
 
 
Human Resources

Human Resources is happy to announce many exciting new value added benefits for WCH staff. Discounts are now available for Zipcar and the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE), in addition to other exclusive deals. To learn more about the perks and discounts available, click here or contact Human Resources at (416) 323-6400 x 7531.

 
 

If you have a story idea for a future issue of Connect, please contact Magda Stec at
magda.stec@wchospital.ca or ext. 3210.