e-link - February 16, 2017

February 16, 2017

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

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Maggie the pet therapy dog turns 12

Maggie, a sweetheart border collie, is a St. John Ambulance therapy dog making visits at the RGH Pediatric Unit. Along with her human mom, Elaine Smith, Maggie visits patients at the hospital once a week, at both Pediatrics and the Adolescent Psychiatric Unit. Read more...

Quality and Safety news:

eHealth teams up with EMS

We teamed up with eHealth Saskatchewan recently to follow paramedic Chris and the EMS team during a 12-hour shift — part of a pilot project to see how the eHR Viewer on iPad can be used for patient care.

We are better as a team: Your quarterly report update

At the region’s latest quarter three report, two things became clear: the business plan is shrinking and no matter what, we are always better as a team.

Homegrown heroes bring care to the community

Four Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region (RQHR) paramedics were among those honoured at this year’s Public Heroes Award Ceremonies hosted by the Intercultural Dialogue Institute, at 410 Victoria Ave., on Jan. 25.

Antimicrobial Stewardship 5-minute update - February 2017

This month's highlighted intervention is Staphylococcus Aureus Bacteremia.

Transformation Talk

In the first six weeks

It is now six weeks since the report from the Advisory Panel was released. As you look around you, for most staff not much will seem to have changed during this period. However, this would depend on your frame of reference.

Upcoming event:

You're invited: SRNA 100th anniversary celebration

Saskatchewan Registered Nurses' 100th Anniversary Gala.