Month: March 2017

Three Stooges Golf Tournament supports Jaida’s Challenge

It’s that time of year to grab your clubs and enjoy the great outdoors while supporting the Jaida’s Challenge. The annual 3 Stooges Golf Tournament returns June 10 at the Silver Brooke Golf Club. Dr. Jim Mackle, Roger Martin and Gary Witiuk (AKA the Three Stooges) have chosen Jaida’s Challenge charity as the beneficiary of this year’s tournament, and all funds will go to the charity’s Wheelchair Van Conversion Campaign. Jaida’s Challenge recently launched the campaign in December 2016 to help families in need of wheelchair accessible vans with conversion costs. With the van conversion alone costing upwards of...

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Hospitals partner on eHealth solution to streamline patient care

A new partnership among Markham Stouffville Hospital, Southlake Regional Health Centre, and Stevenson Memorial Hospital streamlines patient records to support seamless patient care across the three organizations The CEOs of Stevenson Memorial Hospital (Stevenson), Southlake Regional Health Centre (Southlake), and Markham Stouffville Hospital (MSH) recently announced a new partnership to integrate their Health Information System (HIS) and accelerate the adoption of electronic health records. Over the next year, Southlake and Stevenson will update their HIS to the latest version of Meditech’s system, a solution already in use at MSH. Meditech systems are in use at over 50 per cent...

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New chief of staff at Stevenson Memorial Hospital

Stevenson Memorial Hospital announces Dr. Barry Nathanson BA, MD, MHCM, FRCPC, FACP, as its new Chief of Staff. Dr. Nathanson He started at Stevenson Memorial in December. “I am very happy to welcome Dr. Nathanson to Stevenson Memorial. Our people remain one of our foundational Pillars of success, and we continue to recruit only the highest quality staff as part of our mission to deliver the best quality of care for our patients,” says Dr. Jody Levac, President and CEO. “Dr. Nathanson’s leadership and experience will be of great benefit as we continue to move forward with our redevelopment...

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Celtic rock

The Mudmen promise a unique and entertaining evening of great music at the Gibson Centre on May 13. Back by popular demand, after two sold-out shows, the Campbell brothers and their band are sure to get you going with their bag pipes and great tunes. The Celtic rock and original music is sure to offer a great night out. The Mudmen are a blast of Celtic energy whose members are known to be characters both on and off the stage. In reference to what people should expect from the May show, kilt-wearing piper and band co-founder Sandy Campbell says,...

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School Board will recognize students, staff and volunteers at Annual Character Recognition Event

One hundred students, staff and volunteers within the Simcoe District School Board will be recognized at the Character Recognition Awards May 18. The event will offer a musical performance and videos by students sharing their views on inclusion. Nominees were voted in by their colleagues and peers for demonstrating at least one of the following character attributes: Integrity Responsibility Cooperation Caring Respect Optimism Honesty Equality Courage...

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