e-link - Aug. 17, 2017

Aug. 17, 2017

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

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New heart procedure prevents strokes, saves lives

People who live with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (AFib) – a condition that occurs in people who do not have artificial heart valves – may feel like their heart is a ticking time bomb. AFib is a heart rhythm disorder that can cause heart failure, stroke or even death.

Access and Patient Flow

Immunization blitz keeps princes and princesses healthy

There's nothing like getting poked by a needle to bring a community together and make children safer.

System Sustainability

Fall Home Lottery to support trauma care services

This year's Hospitals of Regina Foundation Fall Home Lottery has twice the bang for its buck: Proceeds from ticket sales will be directed to the foundation's Trauma Care Campaign and matched by Group Medical Services, up to $1 million.

Transformation Talk

Focusing on why we do what we do

Lori Garchinski, Aug. 16th guest author, talks about the importance of considering why we do what we do as we transform our health care system. Lori is the executive director of Critical Care, Cardiosciences and Medicine Inpatient Units.

Weathering the change ahead

Michael Redenbach, guest author of the Aug. 9th Transformation Talk, offers some coping strategies learned through his experience with systemic change. Michael is the vice president of Integrated Health Services.