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SRH achieves Best Practice Spotlight Organization (BPSO) designation

First hospital in Central East Local Health Integration Network to achieve such a designation

SCARBOROUGH, ON (April 23, 2018) – Scarborough and Rouge Hospital (SRH) has officially achieved Best Practice Spotlight Organization (BPSO) designation at its Birchmount and General sites from the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO) – the first hospital in the Central East Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) to achieve such a designation.

Group holding the cheque

SRH receives $51,000 energy efficiency rebate from Toronto Hydro

Scarborough and Rouge Hospital (SRH) has received a rebate from Toronto Hydro of $51,000 for the hospital’s work to improve energy efficiency at its General site.

“We’re grateful to Toronto Hydro for recognizing our hospital’s commitment to sustainably reduce our electricity consumption,” said Rick Gowrie, Vice President, Capital Planning and Facilities Operations at SRH.

Dr. Joe Ricci with research colleagues at the American Heart Association’s QCOR 2018 Conference

American Heart Association publishes research on SRH’s regional cardiovascular rehab service

Photo above: Scarborough and Rouge Hospital (SRH) cardiologist Dr. Joe Ricci (centre) with research colleagues, Dr. Stephanie Frisbee and Dr. Neville Suskin, at the American Heart Association’s QCOR 2018 Conference, where they presented their findings from a study on SRH’s regional cardiovascular rehabilitation service.

New research on the success of Scarborough and Rouge Hospital’s (SRH) regional cardiovascular rehabilitation service was shared internationally at the American Heart Association’s QCOR 2018 Conference in Washington,

Katarina Nemcova attends a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the hospital’s new Polycystic Kidney Disease Clinic with SRH staff, physicians, and special guests.

New Polycystic Kidney Disease Clinic opens at SRH

Photo above: Katarina Nemcova (second from right) attends a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the hospital’s new Polycystic Kidney Disease Clinic with SRH staff, physicians, and special guests.

Katarina Nemcova is a self-employed registered massage therapist who lives in Toronto and loves to travel south to swim in the ocean.

Katarina also has polycystic kidney disease (PKD),

2018-2019 QIP highlights a year of growth and positive change

When Lori Berger Hegyi joined Scarborough and Rouge Hospital’s (SRH) new Falls Prevention Committee in the summer of 2017, she became more than just a Patient Family Advisor (PFA). She became an important part of SRH’s quality improvement journey.

Lori’s husband Andrew suffered a fall in 2013 while being treated as a nephrology patient at a downtown Toronto hospital.

Celebrate National Kidney Month with SRH

This year, World Kidney Day and International Women’s Day land on Thursday, March 8, offering us the opportunity to reflect on the importance of women’s health – specifically, women’s kidney health. On its 13th anniversary, World Kidney Day promotes affordable and equitable access to health education, health care, and prevention for kidney diseases for women and girls across the world.

Group photo with Premiere Wynne at the Announcement

Better, faster emergency care coming to Scarborough

New Emergency Department funding for Scarborough and Rouge Hospital

People in Scarborough will soon have faster access to emergency care with shorter wait times thanks to the redevelopment and expansion of the emergency department at the Scarborough and Rouge Hospital’s Centenary site.

Premier Wynne was at the hospital today to announce that the much-needed redevelopment project is moving forward.