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March 17, 2021
Volume 2 - Edition 11

ONE YEAR INTO COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Windsor Regional Hospital is reflecting on all that has transpired over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic and the loss of nearly 400 lives in Windsor-Essex.   The World Health Organization declared a worldwide pandemic on March 11, 2020.   View a chronology of events from WRH over this past year.
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BROADCAST OF FIELD HOSPITAL DOCUMENTARY

The highly anticipated documentary ‘Dispatches from a Field Hospital’ premiered on Tuesday, March 16th on TVO, showcasing the extraordinary measures taken by our staff to ensure quality patient care and compassion. The documentary will also air at 10:30pm on both March 20th and March 21st on TVO. 

A NEW TOOL FOR WRH STAFF

Stay on top of the latest news, changes, and events at WRH with the new MyWRH. This easy-to-navigate intranet platform contains up-to-date and relevant content in a mobile-friendly layout. Using your secure Citrix login, you can access the platform from anywhere, using any device. 
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THANK YOUR PHARMACIST AS PART OF PHARMACY APPRECIATION MONTH

March is Pharmacy Appreciation Month, an annual campaign that shines a spotlight on all things pharmacy!
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WHY SHOULD YOU BE SCREENED FOR COLORECTAL CANCER?

Dr. Tamara Siddall answers this important question in the following video.  
March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.  Click here to learn more about screening for colorectal cancer including where you can get screened. (click on link below to watch video)

LIVING WELL WITH KIDNEY DISEASE

In celebration of World Kidney Day on Thursday, March 11th,  Windsor Regional Hospital took part in a webcast to examine how to live well with kidney disease.  Special guests included patient Nate Boutcher and Dr. Amit Bagga of the Renal Program.  (click on link below to watch video)

FOUR WEEKS UNTIL GO LIVE!

We are in the homestretch, with just four weeks before we go live with Cerner Millennium! 
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MET CAMPUS ASSESSMENT CENTRE CLOSES

Windsor Regional Hospital is closing one of its two COVID-19 Assessment Centres, amid consistently lower volumes of individuals seeking tests for the virus.
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Starting this week, Windsor Regional Hospital's My Care Journey App will now be available in the App Store and Google Play under the name Patient Journey App.
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SAIL INTO SUMMER 2
HOME EDITION

It’s all hands on deck as we set sail for the 2021 Sail into Summer 2 fundraiser to support the Windsor Regional Hospital Foundation.
But like countless other events, this fundraiser from June 23-27 will be a home edition with proceeds supporting the purchase of an Ultrasound Machine for the Urology Department at WRH.
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PATIENTS FIND A FRIEND IN MOVEMENT MATTERS PROGRAM

The focus of the Movement Matters - One Step at a Time Program at Windsor Regional Hospital is to get patients out of bed and walking to prevent deconditioning, yet there has been an additional benefit to the at-risk patient population participating in the program -  socialization.
Special thank you to Sobocan Insurance and Financial Services for their sponsorship of this program.
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FINAL WEEK TO VOTE FOR WRH FOUNDATION BOARD MEMBER SHRENIK PARIKH

Time is running out to support the Windsor Regional Hospital Foundation and its board member Shrenik Parikh for the Healthcare Champion sponsored by Lerners LLP.
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$1,000 EARLY BIRD DRAW THIS WEDNESDAY

This Wednesday is St. Patrick’s Day and we’ll be drawing for a Pot of Gold or at least a pot of 1,000 loonies.

Don’t miss your chance to win March’s Early Bird draw.  Buy your tickets NOW before Wednesday, March 17th at 11:59am. 
The jackpot is now over $50,000
PURCHASE TICKETS

RESEARCH GRANT OPPORTUNITY

The WE-Spark 2021 Igniting Discovery Grant Competition is now open. These grants provide seed funding to stimulate the development of early-stage, novel, and innovative health research and education projects in Windsor-Essex. The deadline to submit a letter of intent is March 31, 2021. 
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PEACH BALSAMIC GLAZED PORK CHOPS

This recipe is from Windsor Regional Hospital Clinical Nutrition
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