July 20, 2018

CEO Blog: The “hidden” benefits of volunteering

July 2018 – The “hidden” benefits of volunteering In October 2000, I published an article about volunteering in the Canadian College of Health Leaders journal Healthcare Management Forum. Much of  the advice I shared with emerging health leaders 18 years ago in “Volunteering a rung on the career ladder?” remains […]
February 21, 2018

CEO Blog: We’re listening! Facility renewals and new specialists improve care closer to home

February 2018 – We are very grateful to the Ministry of Health for ongoing investments in our aging facilities. In fact, recent funding of almost $3 million dollars is helping us enhance the patient experience. But, more importantly, the funds are also helping us update our environment to improve safety […]
November 25, 2017

CEO Blog: Creating a neighborhood profile for more precise planning

November 2017 – Arnprior Regional Health (ARH) provides care to a large geographic area that comprises Towns, rural communities and Census Tracts within a large urbanized core.  Previously we would have referred to this as our “catchment area”, and planned accordingly.  Nevertheless, as we are able to collect and analyze […]
October 3, 2017

CEO Blog: Accredited with Exemplary Standing

October 2017 – Confidence in the care we provide our patients, residents, and clients has been reaffirmed thanks to the report from the Chair of the Decision Committee at Accreditation Canada received September 29th which stated: “The Accreditation Decision Committee is pleased to inform you that Arnprior Regional Health is […]
June 7, 2017

Community Impact Report

2016/2017 Annual Report to the Community – Seventy-three years ago on June 9, 1944, the Arnprior and District Memorial Hospital was incorporated.   Since that time our organization has impacted the lives of thousands of people within our growing and aging community.  Whether it was your first job at the hospital, […]