e-link - June 1, 2017

June 1, 2017

e-link is an online, weekly newsletter for Regina and area employees, physicians and volunteers of the Saskatchewan Health Authority.

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Special Quarterly Report: Celebrating our Success

Together, we can achieve anything

Thanks to your hard work and dedication, the region accomplished a lot in the 2016-17 fiscal year.

How mindfulness helps you cope with change

Mindfulness as a strategy to cope with change was a big part of the region’s latest quarterly report out.

Quality and Safety news:

Doctors achieve Canadian first!

Three Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region (RQHR) physicians are the first in Canada to become certified in a rigorous method of bedside rounding shown to keep patients safer, reduce their length of hospital stay, support teamwork and improve patient, staff and physician satisfaction.

Upcoming acute care dictation and transcription changes

What is changing, when and how it will affect those who dictate patient reports.

Transformation Talk:

Everyone's asking, will things really be better?

I often get asked whether the move to a single health authority will result in a better, more affordable health care system.  We all know that moving to one structure will not, on its own, achieve this result.  It does provide opportunities but it also creates its own challenges.  And the research supports what our intuition and experience are telling us.