Medication mistakes led to the deaths of 10 patients and severely jeopardized the health of 26 others, leading to longer hospital stays and in some cases disability, says the report compiled for the Ontario government by the Institute for Safe Medication Practices Canada. Photograph by: Photos.com , canada.com TORONTO - In the first year of mandatory reporting, Ontario hospitals disclosed that 36 patients had suffered severe adverse events a 10 of them fatal a because of medication errors. Those errors included patients being given an excess dose of a drug or given it too often; having the wrong drug administered; or experiencing an unanticipated adverse reaction to a medicine. Medication mistakes led to the deaths of 10 patients and severely jeopardized the health of 26 others, leading to longer hospital stays and in some cases disability, says the report compiled for the Ontario government by the Institute for Safe Medication Practices Canada. The report covers the period from October 2011 to December 2012, roughly the first year after the Ontario government ordered hospitals to begin reporting critical incidents involving medications or intravenous fluids.
Tecumseth Centre will be unique in Canada and will truly serve as a dynamic visitor area to permanently showcase the sites 19th century story and its ties with the history of Penetanguishene, the region, and other heritage sites throughout Ontario, noted Jan Gray, General Manager of Huronia http://okherrzuidv.skyrock.com/3180308761-Kim-Kardashian-on-Katie-Couric-Slam-I-m-Tired-of-People-Publicly.html Historical Parks. Tall Ships at Discovery Harbour The opening of the H.M.S. Tecumseth Centre is also an added new feature to the exciting regional TALL SHIPS 1812 Tour Event on August 24-25, supported by the Government of Ontario. As part of the event, Discovery Harbour will welcome the American Tall Ships Lynx and Friends Good Will to the Kings Wharf on Georgian Bay for public touring. Over the weekend, great musicians including Canadian folk artists Tamarack, Ariko, Jill et les Bucherons, Vince Therrien, and Kardashian The Salty Sailor Singers will perform and delight crowds at Discovery Harbour. Get Georgian Bay Tall Ships tickets on-line or call 705 526-7838. Discovery Harbour in Penetanguishene Ontario is accessible via Highway 400 to Highway 93 or Highway 12 West to Highway 93 leading to the town of Penetanguishene on Georgian Bay.
Ontario gets law school with unique program
"With ready access to first-class educational institutions, leading edge R&D, and government support through programs and initiatives Kardashian managed by the Ontario Media Development Corporation (OMDC), companies investing in the Ontario Technology Corridor take advantage of concentrated industry momentum and innovation," says Gerald Pisarzowski, Vice-President Business Development with the Greater Toronto Marketing Alliance (GTMA), an Ontario Technology Corridor partner. He cites the following examples from across the Ontario's digital media heartland: Toronto region's 47% increase in film production, which generated $1.28 billion in 2012-13 and made the city North America's third-largest film centre, attracted by highly skilled film visual effects and animation talent such as Mr. X, the studio that worked on the 2013 summer blockbuster Pacific Rim. Ottawa's Exocortex computer graphics and simulation software. Exocortex's products include Clara.io, the next-generation platform for cloud-based 3D content creation and sharing on the web that is poised to support interactive cloud-based V-Ray rendering.Waterloo's LoyaltyMatch OnDemand is a Software as a Service (SaaS) loyalty and engagement platform enabling the full integration of online and offline consumer presence including social media, mobile, web, ecommerce and point of sale data.London's Digital Kardashian Extremes and its Evolution Engine earned a Most Innovative in Digital Media Technology Award for its Evolution Engine, and its new Free-To-Play game Warframe garnered a Best in Web Gaming Award at Canada's 2012 Digi Awards. The confluence of Ontario's talent, tax and momentum factors has helped push Canada past the UK as the third largest development community in the world, just behind Japan and the United States. "Gaming and other digital media represent a huge global market opportunity, and the Ontario Technology Corridor has significant capability to support new company creation and growth in this space," said Dr.
Kristen Jordan Shamus: Ontario autism letter incident again shines ugly spotlight on R-word
That is what bullies do. Society has yet to move beyond the petty name-calling, insult-flinging and lowest-common-demnominator behavior so often exhibited in school lunchrooms and political radio and TV news programs. Its giong to take a parenting revolution, a seismic cultural shift to bring about change, and even then, its likely to be slow. It starts at home. We must teach our children not to name call, not to delight in others failures, to build one another up, not tear each other down. We must model that behavior in every way. We cannot allow them to treat classmates that way, nor can we write off such behavoir as teasing among siblings.
Ontario Promotes Its Dominant, Multi-Regional Digital Ecosystem at gamescom 2013, World's Largest Event for Interactive Entertainment
NDP Leader Andrea Horwath says she wants to make the minority Parliament work when the legislature resumes next month, but doesnt like the Liberal plan to find new revenue tools to pay for upgrades to infrastructure and public transit. Horwath agrees theres a need to fund public transit improvements, but says the Liberals should find the money by dropping plans for corporate tax breaks instead of looking to raise taxes. Related Ontario PCs threaten to file second contempt motion against government over Liberal plot to influence Speaker She doesnt want any new taxes or tolls that would put more pressure on household budgets. Freshly minted New Democrat Percy Hatfield, who was sworn in on Wednesday, says people in Windsor wont want to pay extra for road and transit improvements in the Toronto-to-Hamilton corridor that wont benefit them. Premier Kathleen Wynne said Monday that she will push ahead with a search for new revenue streams this fall to fund transit in the Toronto-Hamilton area, but rejected the idea of raising the property tax. Theres a whole range of other options in terms of ways to raise revenue, Wynne told http://journals.fotki.com/inmuhouspho/my-blog/entry/wqqgsrqgwdbrd/ the Association of Municipalities of Ontario meeting in Ottawa.
Greater Ontario CVB Offers Painless Prescription to the Sunshine Act
As law school enrolments continue to rise and more students studying law abroad return home, a growing number of graduates are scrambling for a comparatively stagnant number of articling positions a 10-month work experience mandatory to become a lawyer. But the so-called articling crisis never made its way as far north as Thunder Bay, Ont., where Lakehead University is set to unveil its new law school, said the new dean. "If you talk to many of the law firms up here they'll say, 'Look, we've been trying to get an articling student for a number of years, we just can't get the right one," said Lee Stuesser, who has taught law for more than two decades. "For years I've been saying to law students, 'Look outside the big centres. There are jobs there.' And you know what? They haven't.
Ontario's Discovery Harbour on Georgian Bay opens H.M.S. Tecumseth Centre
(The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will begin posting the information in a public database on its website beginning in the fall of 2014.) Tracking individual expenses for each physician attending a conference could be a logistical and paperwork nightmare. Added to that is concern among physicians that errors in reporting may harm their reputation. Here are some simply steps to meeting Sunshine Act requirements and for ensuring that the numbers reported are right. Strive for package deals that calculate costs ahead of time, so you dont have to track and sort through individual expenses later on. Look for venues that provide the greatest value.