St. Michael's in the news
Why holding in a sneeze can be dangerous
Interview with Dr. Jennifer Anderson
Doctors are warning against holding in your sneezes after a man ruptured the back of his throat when he did so and was hospitalized, a new case study details in the BMJ.
Merger creates largest Catholic healthcare network
Interview with Dr. Tim Rutledge
The Catholic Register
Toronto’s new, giant, still-unnamed Catholic health care network has its first boss lined up and with him a commitment to help engineer a better health system in Canada from the bottom up.
Old age alone not to blame for surgical complications
Research by Dr. Jennifer Watt
Various factors can increase a senior's chances of experiencing complications after surgery, but age apparently isn't one of them.
Hospital black box project aims to reduce OR errors
Interview with Dr. Teodor Grantcharov
Three years ago, St. Michael's Hospital installed its first black box in an operating room. Now Dr. Teodor Grantcharov, the doctor behind that project, is bringing the devices to hospitals in Ottawa.
Toronto opens Moss Park armoury to homeless ahead of schedule
Interview with Dr. Glen Bandiera
The Globe and Mail
A downtown armoury opened to Toronto's homeless on Saturday evening as the city faced a 13th day with an extreme cold-weather alert in effect.
Dr. Tim Rutledge, North York General Hospital's president and CEO, to lead new health network
After eight years as president and CEO of North York General Hospital (NYGH), Tim Rutledge is taking on a new role with the newly formed health network comprised of Providence Health Care, St. Joseph’s Health Centre and St. Michael’s Hospital.
Fireworks mark the arrival of Toronto’s first babies of 2018
The Toronto Star
When Shiloh Dlamini was born at the stroke of midnight, colourful fireworks exploded outside St. Michael’s Hospital at Nathan Phillips Square in celebration of a new year — and in her family’s case, a new life.
Wellness Certificate Program helps hospital staff commit to self-care
Interviews with Shivalee Paliwal and Orla Smith
A new, one-year certificate program at St. Michael’s Hospital offers clinical and administrative staff a different kind of professional development: how to support one’s own wellness.