Posted on Thursday, May 22, 2014 04:45 AM
Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare invites you to an information session about Hospital Care for Our Future Generations.
To do this we must:
- prepare for changing demographics in our communities
- meet new demands and standards of the health care system
- understand how technology has changed and improved health...
Posted on Tuesday, May 13, 2014 06:30 AM
In honour of National Nurses Week, Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare extends heartfelt appreciation to all of our Registered Nurses, Registered Practical Nurses and Nurse Practitioners for the role they play in providing safe, quality health care.
Allow us to introduce...
Registered Practical Nurse Tammy Devoe has had the pleasure of working at both of MAHC’s sites since pursuing nursing as a second career about five years ago. Currently Tammy holds a Resource position where at the beginning of her shift...
Posted on Monday, May 05, 2014 04:15 AM
Staff, physicians and volunteers at Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare are marking STOP! Clean Your Hands Day on May 5 with more than clean hands.
MAHC is pleased to share the 2013-2014 hand hygiene compliance rates, which not only surpassed internal Quality Improvement Plan targets, but also exceeded provincial averages.
The rates, determined from audit results between April 1, 2013 and March 31, 2014, revealed hand washing compliance of 95.08% “before patient/environment contact” and 94.51% “after patient/environment...
Posted on Thursday, April 24, 2014 04:15 AM
There is a contingent of workers at our hospitals who put in countless hours and don’t take home a cent for their time. You can find them fundraising in the community and supporting patient care in nearly every area of our hospitals. Easily recognized by their green smocks and big smiles, our hospital auxiliary volunteers are hard-working and caring individuals dedicated to supporting local hospital care.
Volunteering is about giving back. Volunteering means working with others to make a meaningful...
Posted on Thursday, April 24, 2014 04:00 AM
A diagnosis of chronic kidney disease is life-changing, with both physical and emotional implications, and the journey that lies ahead is often difficult. To assist patients during this time, health care professionals not only treat the physical symptoms of the disease, but also the emotional ones. The emotional support provided by professionals and volunteers plays a significant role in a patient’s experience.
Today, the Ontario Renal Network (ORN) along with Cancer Care Ontario (within which the...