September 12, 2014

September CEO Blog

As the President and CEO of Arnprior Regional Health, I am pleased to launch my first blog.  I have been contemplating this move into social media for some time.  The health care environment is now in a constant state of change, creating an unprecedented number of people asking “Why?  Why […]
January 6, 2015

CEO Blog: A reflection upon an outstanding 2014

At Arnprior Regional Health, we are all focused upon achieving the best experience for our patients, residents and clients. As articulated in our vision statement “We want to be recognized for exemplary care”. The tremendous success of 2014 is due to the hard work and effort put forth by our […]
April 1, 2015

CEO Blog: Goals for 2015-2016

Arnprior Regional Health continues to aggressively pursue its vision “to be recognized for exemplary care”.  Our activities to achieve this vision are prioritized by the Board of Directors on an annual basis.  Specifically, the Board establishes goals under five pillars.  The pillars provide the foundation for setting organizational goals and […]
June 2, 2015

CEO Blog: Engagement of patients, residents, clients and families

Arnprior Regional Health continues to identify opportunities to increase the engagement of patients, residents, clients and families in their care.  In a study[1]  completed in 2013, the authors concluded that hospitals have opportunities to improve communication with patients.  In particular, the authors noted: “Patient whiteboards help physicians and ancillary staff […]
August 6, 2015

CEO Blog: The Right Care and the Right Time in the Right Place

The Right Care and the Right Time in the Right Place When we need care, we would like to be confident that we can receive the right care, at the right time, in the right place.   If we as a health care system do not “get it right the first […]
October 7, 2015

CEO Blog: Start with the WHY

In my last blog I discussed the current environment of the health care system in Ontario, one where change is now constant, a transition from where change was once considered to be episodic.   With so much change would we not be expecting resistance, burnout, and perhaps errors in execution?   Yes […]
March 30, 2016

CEO Blog: The ARH Vision

March 2016 – The vision of Arnprior Regional Health is to be recognized for exemplary care.  Achieving our vision is accomplished by establishing goals which continuously improve how we operate and deliver our care to patients, residents and clients.  In establishing these goals we need to ensure that we create […]
June 29, 2016

CEO Blog: Celebrating the staff at ARH

June 2016 – As with many organizations, we celebrate the years of service one provides to an organization.   This year we recognized fifty staff members representing over 705 years of employment service to ARH.  I am proud to say that we have people working as part of the ARH team […]
July 5, 2016

President & CEO Eric Hanna inducted into the Hall of Fame

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Laura Koontz Marketing Director, Studer Group [email protected] Studer Group Announces 2016 Fire Starter Hall of Fame Winners Toronto, Canada (July 5, 2016) – Five healthcare leaders from across Canada and the U.S. have been selected for induction into the Fire Starter Hall of Fame, the […]