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Enhanced Mental Health will make it easier for children and youth to receive timely care

November 18, 2019 by Province of Manitoba

The Manitoba government will invest more than $4.2 million to improve mental health services, making it easier for children and youth to receive assessments and treatment, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Cameron Friesen announced today.

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Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister at launch of new state-of-the-art Women’s Hospital

New state-of-the-art Women’s Hospital will improve care for Manitoba families

October 31, 2019 by Province of Manitoba

The new Women’s Hospital at Health Sciences Centre (HSC) will open to patients on Dec. 1, providing women, children and families with a state-of-the-art facility where highly skilled staff will deliver excellent care, Premier Brian Pallister announced today.

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Shared Health investigating breach of personal health information

October 25, 2019 by Shared Health

Shared Health is distributing letters this week to patients affected by a personal health information breach at Health Sciences Centre (HSC) Winnipeg Children’s Hospital. The breach was discovered following a break-in involving a locked cabinet in the reception/admitting area of HSC Children’s. A number of documents containing patient information were stolen during the incident, which occurred in the late evening/early morning hours of October 22/23.

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Lifeflight moved to Shared Health in next step of Health Transformation

October 25, 2019 by Province of Manitoba

As part of the Manitoba government’s continued commitment to improving patient care through the transformation of the health system, medical leadership and operational responsibility for the Lifeflight critical care air ambulance service has transitioned to Shared Health, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Cameron Friesen announced today.

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2018-19 Shared Health Virtual Annual General Meeting

September 19, 2019 by Shared Health

The 2018-19 virtual Annual General Meeting (AGM) for Shared Health (former Diagnostic Services Manitoba) is now available for your viewing here.

If you have any questions about the 2018-19 virtual AGM, please contact info@sharedhealthmb.ca.

Manitobans are getting healthier overall, U of M study shows

September 17, 2019 by University of Manitoba

The overall health of Manitobans is improving across the province’s five health regions, says a comprehensive study conducted by the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy (MCHP) at the University of Manitoba.

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New appointment: Department head of pediatrics & child health

July 30, 2019 by University of Manitoba

Dr. Brian Postl, dean, Max Rady College of Medicine and dean, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences and Dr. Perry Gray, CMO and provincial lead, medical specialist services, Shared Heath are very pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Patricia Birk as head, department of pediatrics & child health, Max Rady College of Medicine, University of Manitoba, and provincial specialty lead–pediatrics & child health, Shared Health effective August 1, 2019.

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Working and Communicating During a Blackout Period

June 13, 2019 by Shared Health

Shared Health is complying with the Province of Manitoba policy-based restriction on advertising and publishing consistent with the requirements of Section 92 of The Election Financing Act.

Information about the services offered by Shared Health will continue to be updated to reflect any changes to matters related to public health, safety and service hours of operation.

We remain committed to providing transparent and timely information to our staff, patients and to members of the public, including media, while ensuring compliance with these restrictions currently in place.

New stroke unit at HSC Winnipeg will ensure better care for patients

June 11, 2019 by Province of Manitoba

A dedicated acute stroke unit will be built at Health Sciences Centre Winnipeg (HSC) to serve stroke patients from across Manitoba, resulting in improved patient outcomes that shorten their time in hospital while reducing costs to treat them, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Cameron Friesen announced today.

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Shared Health releases quality assurance assessment on WRHA clinical consolidation

June 10, 2019 by Shared Health

Shared Health has released the quality assurance assessment commissioned to review Phase II of the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority’s (WRHA) clinical consolidation, announced Dr. Brock Wright, chief executive officer, Shared Health, earlier today.

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Concordia Hospital Urgent Care Centre to open June 3, Seven Oaks Emergency Department to transition in September

May 29, 2019 by Shared Health and Winnipeg Regional Health Authority

The emergency department at Concordia Hospital will become a 24/7 Urgent Care Centre on Monday, June 3, while similar changes remain on track at Seven Oaks General Hospital for September, the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority and Shared Health announced today.

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Province Increases Full-time Paramedic Positions in Prairie Mountain Health Region

May 24, 2019 by Province of Manitoba

Ten new, full-time paramedic positions in the Prairie Mountain Health region will be filled later this year as the province continues to strengthen the emergency medical services (EMS) system, Premier Brian Pallister announced here today.

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Province commissions quality assurance assessment of clinical consolidation plan

May 2, 2019 by Province of Manitoba

The Manitoba government has invited Dr. David Peachey to conduct a quality assurance assessment of the second phase of the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority’s (WRHA) clinical consolidation plan.

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Investment in Information Technology will improve staff scheduling, reduce overtime at health facilities

April 29, 2019 by Province of Manitoba

The Government of Manitoba announces a modernized approach that will reduce administrative burden on front-line care managers and ensure staffing meets patient demand.

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Expanded access to CT scans for Manitobans

April 25, 2019 by Misericordia Health Centre

Manitoba patients requiring less-urgent computed tomography (CT) scans now have improved access to this important service with the opening of the Diagnostic Imaging Outpatient Centre (DIOC) at Misericordia Health Centre

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Manitoba nears record for single day organ and tissue donor registration

April 25, 2019 by Transplant Manitoba – Gift of Life

Generosity of Manitobans prompts spike in registrations at Sign Up for Life.

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Online registry provides one stop for Manitobans to indicate organ and tissue donation wishes

April 23, 2019 by Province of Manitoba

The Manitoba government announced that Manitobans can mark their intent to be organ donors using the province’s registry, which is now entirely online.

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Telestroke program now expanded to Southern Health - Santé Sud

April 18, 2019 by Southern Health - Santé Sud

Telestroke, a program that provides specialized emergency care to stroke patients in rural communities, is now available in Southern Health-Santé Sud at the following three regional centres: Bethesda Regional Health Centre, Boundary Trails Health Centre and Portage District General Hospital.

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Province introduces legislative amendments

March 6, 2019 by Province of Manitoba

The Manitoba government introduced amendments to The Regional Health Authorities Act and other legislation today that would guide the successful implementation of the province's health system transformation.

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Staff transitions to Shared Health begin in April

February 12, 2019 by Shared Health

Moves will simplify health system, lay foundation for improved access and better care for Manitobans: Wright

Staff working in a number of departments, programs, service areas and sites across Manitoba’s health system will begin a phased transition to Shared Health in April 2019...

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