Shared Health is distributing letters this week to patients affected by a personal health information breach at Health Sciences Centre (HSC) Winnipeg Children’s Hospital. The breach was discovered following a break-in involving a locked cabinet in the reception/admitting area of HSC Children’s. A number of documents containing patient information were stolen during the incident, which occurred in the late evening/early morning hours of October 22/23.
Lifeflight moved to Shared Health in next step of Health Transformation
As part of the Manitoba government’s continued commitment to improving patient care through the transformation of the health system, medical leadership and operational responsibility for the Lifeflight critical care air ambulance service has transitioned to Shared Health, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Cameron Friesen announced today.
2018-19 Shared Health Virtual Annual General Meeting
Manitobans are getting healthier overall, U of M study shows
The overall health of Manitobans is improving across the province’s five health regions, says a comprehensive study conducted by the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy (MCHP) at the University of Manitoba.
New appointment: Department head of pediatrics & child health
Dr. Brian Postl, dean, Max Rady College of Medicine and dean, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences and Dr. Perry Gray, CMO and provincial lead, medical specialist services, Shared Heath are very pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Patricia Birk as head, department of pediatrics & child health, Max Rady College of Medicine, University of Manitoba, and provincial specialty lead–pediatrics & child health, Shared Health effective August 1, 2019.
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New stroke unit at HSC Winnipeg will ensure better care for patients
A dedicated acute stroke unit will be built at Health Sciences Centre Winnipeg (HSC) to serve stroke patients from across Manitoba, resulting in improved patient outcomes that shorten their time in hospital while reducing costs to treat them, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Cameron Friesen announced today.
Shared Health releases quality assurance assessment on WRHA clinical consolidation
Shared Health has released the quality assurance assessment commissioned to review Phase II of the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority’s (WRHA) clinical consolidation, announced Dr. Brock Wright, chief executive officer, Shared Health, earlier today.
Concordia Hospital Urgent Care Centre to open June 3, Seven Oaks Emergency Department to transition in September
The emergency department at Concordia Hospital will become a 24/7 Urgent Care Centre on Monday, June 3, while similar changes remain on track at Seven Oaks General Hospital for September, the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority and Shared Health announced today.
Province Increases Full-time Paramedic Positions in Prairie Mountain Health Region
Ten new, full-time paramedic positions in the Prairie Mountain Health region will be filled later this year as the province continues to strengthen the emergency medical services (EMS) system, Premier Brian Pallister announced here today.
Province commissions quality assurance assessment of clinical consolidation plan
The Manitoba government has invited Dr. David Peachey to conduct a quality assurance assessment of the second phase of the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority’s (WRHA) clinical consolidation plan.
Investment in Information Technology will improve staff scheduling, reduce overtime at health facilities
The Government of Manitoba announces a modernized approach that will reduce administrative burden on front-line care managers and ensure staffing meets patient demand.
Expanded access to CT scans for Manitobans
Extended hours and walk-in availability will enable 4,766 additional scans each year
Manitoba patients requiring less-urgent computed tomography (CT) scans now have improved access to this important service with the opening of the Diagnostic Imaging Outpatient Centre (DIOC) at Misericordia Health Centre, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Cameron Friesen announced today.
Manitoba nears record for single day organ and tissue donor registration
Generosity of Manitobans prompts spike in registrations at Sign Up for Life
1,206 Manitobans registered as organ and tissue donors following yesterday’s announcement of the province’s move to an online registry. The response is the second highest spike in registrations experienced since www.signupforlife.ca was launched.
Online registry provides one stop for Manitobans to indicate organ and tissue donation wishes
The Manitoba government announced that Manitobans can mark their intent to be organ donors using the province’s registry, which is now entirely online.