e-link - March 30, 2017

March 30, 2017

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

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“It’s my medicine dream job”

Announced this week, more Accountable Care Units (ACU) will be opening in Regina and Saskatoon, and physicians and staff are celebrating.

System Sustainability news:

Board Approves RQHR 2017-18 Strategic Plan

Last night, the Board approved the region's Strategic Plan, endorsed the 2017-18 Business Plan and approved the region's operating budget in principle. Together, these plans position the region’s work to support a successful transition to the new Provincial Health Authority.

Transformation Talk:

The plan for Emergency Medical Services after the transformation

I have been receiving questions from staff about how some of our services will transition to a provincial model. Emergency Medical Services is one of those, and one that the Advisory Panel called out specifically as an opportunity to better streamline care throughout the province for our patients and their families.

Announcements and events:

Breaking the Sound Barrier: Integration Throughout Patient Care

Hosted by the Department of Emergency Medicine and Sasksonic.

Volunteer Services is recruiting

The RQHR Volunteer Services Department has recently upgraded our website.

17th annual Cardiac Care 5k Walk/Run

The 17th annual Cardiac Care 5k Walk/Run will be held on Saturday, May 27, 10 a.m. at Wascana Park near the swimming pool.