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  • RVHS and TSH Welcome The CE LHIN’s Allocation Of Funding For Merger Process

    December 5, 2013

    Rouge Valley Health System and The Scarborough Hospital thank the Central East Local Health Integration Network (Central East LHIN) for allocating $3.8 million in funding for the ongoing merger exploration process. Today, the Central East LHIN Board of Directors approved $1.3 million to reimburse the hospitals for their initial integration planning costs, and up to

  • Community Advisory Council Supports Proposed Merger of RVHS and TSH

    December 4, 2013

    The Scarborough Hospital’s Community Advisory Council (CAC) fully supports a merger of Rouge Valley Health System (RVHS) and The Scarborough Hospital (TSH). The announcement was made at TSH’s Board of Directors meeting yesterday. “There is a fantastic momentum involving the hospitals, the doctors and the community and we are all focused on the same value

  • Doctors Support Merger Of RVHS And TSH

    November 26, 2013

    Joint News Release of the Chiefs of Staff and Medical Advisory Committees of RVHS and TSH and the Presidents of the RVHS Medical Staff Society and the TSH Medical Staff Association The physicians’ organizations representing doctors at Rouge Valley Health System and The Scarborough Hospital fully support a merger of the two hospital corporations. The

  • Exhale Wellness Centres Open for Staff

    Exhale Wellness Centres Open for Staff

    August 20, 2013

    Best practices research shows that healthy providers working in healthy work environments deliver better healthcare to their patients. Over the years, The Scarborough Hospital (TSH) has launched a number of employee wellness programs designed to contribute to that healthy provider/healthy workplace goal, including smoking cessation programs, on-site fitness facilities and various healthy eating programs. This

  • TSH Physician “Figures” Out New Way for Health Care Community to Share Knowledge

    TSH Physician “Figures” Out New Way for Health Care Community to Share Knowledge

    August 20, 2013

    Most people would not get excited over a photo of the rash associated with Lyme disease. But if you’re a user of Dr. Josh Landy’s mobile phone application Figure 1, these sorts of images of painful, fatal and unique conditions are exactly why you signed up. Figure 1 is a new photo-sharing network designed for

  • Hospital Gowns Provide More Options for Patients

    Hospital Gowns Provide More Options for Patients

    August 6, 2013

    Linen carts across the hospital may seem a bit fuller in the coming days, as The Scarborough Hospital introduces more hospital gown options for patients. Starting last week, patients at both campuses have access to two options in addition to the standard hospital gown: a robe and pajama-style pants. Although these are not new products,

  • Kids’ Art Exhibition Featured at TSH

    Kids’ Art Exhibition Featured at TSH

    July 23, 2013

    A group of young Scarborough artists are not only showing healthy living through their art, but actually supporting local health care by donating a portion of the proceeds from their current art show to The Scarborough Hospital. The artists belong to a program called Healthy Living through Art (HLA), which fuses the arts with healthy

  • TSH Nurse Nominated for Nurse of the Year Award

    TSH Nurse Nominated for Nurse of the Year Award

    May 14, 2013

    The Scarborough Hospital’s Debbie Daly is one of more than 140 nurses across Ontario nominated for the Toronto Star’s Nightingale Award. Debbie is routinely praised by colleagues, patients and family members of patients – any number of them could have submitted her nomination. Thank you cards abound on the shelf in her office at the

  • The Scarborough Hospital Performs Well in National Study

    April 2, 2013

    Once again The Scarborough Hospital has shown excellence in quality of care according to data released by the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI). CIHI’s Canadian Hospital Reporting Project (CHRP) measures the performance of 600 acute care hospitals across Canada in 30 clinical and financial areas. TSH performed well overall among large community hospitals in

  • Registered Dietitians Educate Staff and Patients on the Importance of Good Nutrition

    Registered Dietitians Educate Staff and Patients on the Importance of Good Nutrition

    March 19, 2013

    The Scarborough Hospital’s team of Registered Dietitians play a key role in patient care, and are uniquely trained to advise you on food, healthy eating and nutrition. We will profile some of TSH’s RDs throughout the month of March, which is Nutrition Month. Heidi Murphy is a Registered Dietitian working in the home dialysis program, Chronic Kidney