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Posted Thursday, January 06, 2022

The independent Expert Panel’s recommendation comes after a rigorous scoring process of all sites, supported by a Fairness Advisor and Subject Matter Experts
Durham Region – The Lakeridge Health Board of Trustees has received and accepted a recommendation from the Expert Panel that a site in Whitby should be protected for a proposed future hospital in Durham Region. The recommendation was provided to the Board following a phased process that included a comprehensive...

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Posted Monday, December 20, 2021

Epic collaborationWhen Lakeridge Health Critical Care physician and Anaesthesiologist Dr. John Maybee realized his patient needed urgent, additional care at Scarborough Health Network (SHN), instead of reaching for a paper chart to send with the patient, he logged in to the Epic clinical information system.
Lakeridge Health and SHN are among seven partner hospital organizations that introduced Epic on December 3, providing patients across the Central East Region of Ontario with a single, unified...

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Posted Wednesday, November 24, 2021

On December 3, 2021, seven partner hospital organizations, representing 14 hospitals in Central East Ontario, will introduce Epic – a new, digital clinical information system (CIS) that will provide a single, unified personal health record for each patient.
The new Epic CIS will go live at Campbellford Memorial Hospital, Haliburton Highlands Health Services, Lakeridge Health, Northumberland Hills Hospital, Peterborough Regional Health Centre, Ross Memorial Hospital,...

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Posted Friday, November 19, 2021

With the flu season now upon us, along with cases of COVID-19 rising, Durham Region residents are reminded to get their annual influenza (flu) vaccine to stay safe and prevent the spread of the flu virus.
“After almost two years of COVID-19, with health-care systems across Ontario stretched to the limit, making sure as many Durham Region residents as possible get a flu shot will be critical this winter,” said Dr. Dan Ricciuto, Medical Director, Infection Prevention...

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Posted Friday, November 05, 2021

Durham Region - November 5, 2021 – To promote a safe and healing environment, starting Tuesday, November 9, 2021, all visitors entering any Lakeridge Health facility will be required to present proof of full vaccination status.
“At Lakeridge Health, ensuring the health and safety of everyone who works and receives care at our hospitals by preventing the transmission of COVID-19 is our highest priority,” said Dr. Dan Ricciuto, Chief and Medical Director,...

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