• Chair Will Continue To Lead TSH Board

    May 14, 2013

    Stephen Smith, Chair of The Scarborough Hospital (TSH) Board of Directors will continue in his role for the next year. Originally appointed to the Board in June 2008, Smith served as Vice Chair until his selection as Chair in September 2011. Consistent with the TSH’s Board By-laws, the Board has decided to extend Smith’s term

  • Hospital Moves Forward With Approved Phase 2 Operating Plan Initiatives

    May 2, 2013

    The Scarborough Hospital (TSH) will implement an additional 61 expense- reduction initiatives as part of its Phase 2 Operating Plan to deal with a projected $17 million budget shortfall in 2013-2014. The shortfall is a result of changes to the provincial funding formula for hospitals and inflationary costs. As the hospital incurs about $300,000 per

  • Scarborough Volunteer Recognized For Delivering Compassionate Patient Care

    April 26, 2013

    Terri Bradshaw, a volunteer with The Scarborough Hospital’s Regional Renal Centre, was presented with a Human Touch Award (HTA) from Cancer Care Ontario (CCO) on April 25. The HTAs honour frontline cancer and renal healthcare professionals, providers and volunteers who provide exemplary and compassionate care in Ontario. Bradshaw has always gone the extra mile for

  • The Scarborough Hospital Doing Its Part To Support Organ Donation

    April 22, 2013

    The Scarborough Hospital (TSH) is hosting a registration drive as part of National Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Week. Staff, physicians and volunteers have registered their consent as part of TSH’s Gift of 8 campaign. In Ontario, there are nearly 1,500 people waiting for an organ. Every three days, someone dies waiting for an organ.

  • The Scarborough Hospital Achieves Exemplary Status With Accreditation Canada

    April 18, 2013

    The Scarborough Hospital (TSH) has been recognized for its “commitment to ongoing quality improvement” with the revising of its standing from Accredited to Exemplary Status for its three‐year designation from Accreditation Canada. In November, TSH hosted five Surveyors and underwent a rigorous week‐long evaluation of both the General and Birchmount campuses. In the report from

  • Hospital Moves Forward with Approved Operating Plan Initiatives

    April 11, 2013

    The Scarborough Hospital (TSH) continues to develop initiatives to deal with a projected $17 million budget shortfall in 2013-2014, which is a result of changes to the provincial funding formula for hospitals and inflationary costs. All Ontario hospitals are required to develop an annual Operating Plan, which outlines the activities undertaken during the fiscal year

  • Hospitals Ready To Begin Facilitated Integration Process

    April 10, 2013

    A Leadership Committee with representatives from the Boards of The Scarborough Hospital and the Rouge Valley Health System, administrative and medical leadership and the Scarborough community will begin meeting in the next few weeks to start working on an integration plan for the three hospitals campuses in Scarborough – Rouge Valley Centenary, The Scarborough Hospital

  • Family Physicians Support New Education And Research Fund

    March 14, 2013

    A new fund will support research into how to provide better patient care to Scarborough’s diverse population. The Scarborough Hospital’s (TSH) Department of Family and Community Medicine (DFCM) has established the TSH CARES Fund with a $400,000 donation to The Scarborough Hospital Foundation. The TSH Community Academic Research and Education Support (CARES) Fund will support

  • Board Highlights – March

    March 5, 2013

    The Scarborough Hospital (TSH) Board of Directors announced today important initiatives that solidifies its commitment to ensure two strong and sustainable hospital campuses will continue to offer healthcare programs and services for local residents. “Our number one priority is to ensure that all residents of Scarborough have access to high quality acute care programs and

  • New CEO Announced To Lead The Scarborough Hospital

    February 7, 2013

    A well-known healthcare leader in Ontario will be The Scarborough Hospital’s new CEO beginning June 1. Robert Biron, currently President and Chief Executive Officer of Northumberland Hills Hospital, has been appointed as the new President and CEO by The Scarborough Hospital’s Board of Directors. “Robert is exactly the leader The Scarborough Hospital needs to shepherd