e-link - April 20, 2017

April 20, 2017

e-link is an online, weekly newsletter for Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region employees, physicians and volunteers.

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No longer a frequent flier: Programs help “revolving door” patient heal himself, help others

Ken Manitopyes can name three things that have saved his life: jail, Eagle Moon Health Office (EMHO) and Connecting to Care.

Quality and Safety news:

What’s our highest priority?

It is to maintain and improve the quality and safety of the services we provide, but how do we do this?

Laboratory Services awarded College of American Pathologists accreditation

The CAP accreditation is considered the gold standard in laboratory accreditation worldwide. RQHR Laboratory Services is one of the few laboratories in Western Canada with CAP Accreditation.

Palliative Care: Health care's best kept secret

Dame Cicely Saunders was a nurse, physician and writer who founded the hospice movement. She was instrumental in shaping palliative care into the specialized and deeply caring program that it is today.

Transformation Talk:

Your health, mental and physical, is important

As we move through this transition, I expect you, like the rest of us, are looking for information each week that will bring clarity to your future.  The truth is that the clarity we seek will not come as soon as we might wish.

Events and opportunities:

GMS pledges $1 million match in support of Trauma Care Campaign

As the 30th-anniversary year of Hospitals of Regina Foundation (HRF) rolls out, a renewed partnership between the Foundation and GMS (Group Medical Services) will help pave the way for improved trauma care in Regina’s hospitals.

LiveWell with Chronic Conditions volunteer training opportunity

Could you, or someone you know be the next leader?

Spring Sidewalk Sale

All proceeds go towards equipment for the Pasqua Hospital.