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To err is human
UHN continues to lead the discussion on medical errors and preventable harm with a new video of leaders and frontline staff opening up about mistakes on the job.​
9/28/2015 11:33 PM10/12/2015 12:00 AM10Link to To err is human storyPhoto of Operating RoomPhoto of Operating Room
Speaking up for safety
After her patient was hit in the head by an automatic door, one UHN occupational therapist took matters into her own hands.​
9/29/2015 12:00 AM10/12/2015 12:00 AM20Link to Slamming the door on a safety threat storyPhoto of Allison PatrickPhoto of Allison Patrick
Quicker, simpler blood transfusions
New program allows patients to have initial blood drawn at locations of community partners.​
9/30/2015 10:00 AM10/14/2015 12:00 AM30Link to Blood transfusions are now quicker, simpler for patients storyPhoto of David and KaylaPhoto of David and Kayla
Leading double lives
Members of UHN’s Laboratory Medicine Program balancing clinical and research roles​
9/30/2015 11:00 AM10/14/2015 12:00 AM40Link to Laboratory Medicine Program staff living double lives storyPhoto of Dr. Daniel WinerPhoto of Dr. Daniel Winer
New face in town
Mike Nader is UHN’s new Chief Operating Officer​
9/30/2015 11:00 AM10/14/2015 12:00 AM50Link to meet Mike Nader, UHN’s new Chief Operating Officer storyPhoto of Mike NaderPhoto of Mike Nader
Badges of Honour
17 safety achievement badges earned in program’s first year​
9/30/2015 11:00 AM10/14/2015 12:00 AM60Link to 17 Safety Achievement Badges earned in program’s first yearPhoto of  3B team at Toronto Western Hospital Thumbnail Photo of  3B team at Toronto Western Hospital