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Press Release – Ontario’s First Patient Ombudsman

The vast majority of complaints about health care quality are resolved by current patient relations processes.  There are, however, some complaints that are outside the scope of existing oversight bodies.  To close any gaps that may continue to exist, the…

Job Opportunity (posted 6 Oct 15) – Decision Support Consultant

Sunnybrook Hospital currently has a regular full time opportunity for a Decision Support Consultant – Program Consulting in our Decision Support department. The Decision Support Consultant will analyze, interpret, consult, present and make recommendations on information to support strategic planning,…

CHE Obtains OCE Grant with Mackenzie Health

The Center for Healthcare Engineering is excited to partner with Mackenzie Health Richmond Hill Hospital, who was recently awarded an OCE grant to conduct a study on their new Innovation Unit. The Innovation Unit is outfit with “smart” beds that have a…

Healthy optimization

IIE member takes charge at Centre for Healthcare Engineering Now that he’s director, Timothy Chan has ambitious plans to expand the University of Toronto’s Centre for Healthcare Engineering beyond its home in the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering. via…

The Centre for Healthcare Engineering’s Role in Optimizing Healthcare

On the surface, repairing broken bones or analyzing symptoms to prescribe the correct medication might seem like quite simple tasks, it’s important to realize the oversight required to effectively provide healthcare for million of citizens. It is something that requires…

Engineering a better healthcare system

Engineering a better healthcare system: placing defibrillators where they’re needed most; redesigning clinic schedules to reduce wait times. Timothy Chan on how the Centre for Healthcare Engineering is making health care better, faster and less costly Read full article at…

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