News & Updates

Key Goals

After record-breaking consultation, we have launched our 2019-2024 Strategic Plan. This plan will lead to an improved healthcare system for the people of Northeastern Ontario, with a purpose to drive high quality health services, support learning and generate research that improves health outcomes for the people of Northeastern Ontario.

The 2019-2024 Strategic Plan is guided by five key goals.
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HSN Highlights Green Initiatives for Earth Day

SUDBURY, ON – As Earth Day (April 22) approaches, Health Sciences North is highlighting a number of environmental initiatives helping to reduce its carbon footprint. Those initiatives include diverting food waste from the landfill and reducing the amount of energy used by the hospital. In August 2018, HSN began a large scal...

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Dr. Greg Ross Appointed Vice President Academic and Research Impact

SUDBURY, ON –  Health Sciences North (HSN) and the Health Sciences North Research Institute (HSNRI) have appointed Dr. Greg Ross as Vice-President, Academic and ...

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The Launch of MobiLab: One Step Closer to our Key Goal to be Digitally-Enabled

An exciting new laboratory and clinical tool, the launch of MobiLab takes us one step closer to our #BeDigitallyEnabled key goal. MobiLab is a handheld device used b...

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(Video) Key Goal: Strengthen our Academic and Research Impact

Northern Ontario makes up about 2% of Canada’s population. Since 2000, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research allocated $21 million in research grants to the n...

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(Video) Key Goal: Support and Develop our People

A strong, stable workforce is vital to patient care, teaching and research. We work with a fantastic team that really does put the patient first each and every d...

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(Video) Key Goal: Be Digitally-Enabled

Technology makes our lives easier, and it also makes healthcare safer and more efficient. Modernized and automated systems can remove the risk of human error while m...

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Strategic Plan Date Night

The strategic plan brought many stakeholders, partners and couples together. For Valentine’s Day, we wanted to share the story of Anne-Marie and Noel, HSN staff me...

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(Video) Key Goal: Be Patient and Family-Focused

We know and understand that the health care system is complex. HSN and HSNRI play an important role in caring for more than half a million people in Northeastern Ont...

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(VIDEO) HSN and HSNRI Launch 2019-2024 Strategic Plan

After record-breaking consultation, Health Sciences North (HSN) and the Health Sciences North Research Institute (HSNRI) have launched their 2019-2024 Strategic Plan...

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Validation Phase Complete

During the validation phase, we heard from over 645 individuals through our Dotmocracy sessions, small focus groups and website. To date, over 300 staff at Health Sc...

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Have your say on the draft of our 2019-24 Strategic Plan

The Validation Phase of the HSN and HSNRI 2019-24 Strategic Plan is now LIVE! It’s time for you to have your say on our draft Strategic Plan. This draft was develo...

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Video: Maureen McLelland shares what she heard during the Discovery Phase

#YourVoice #YourVision was the theme of Health Sciences North’s Annual General Meeting 2018. Our keynote speaker, Maureen McLelland, Special Advisor to the C...

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Video: Watch Dr. Carrie Bourassa’s Speaker Series

On May 30 and 31, we welcomed Dr. Carrie Bourassa, Chair in Indigenous & Northern Health, Senior Scientist at Health Sciences North Research Institute and the Sc...

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Video: Watch Shelagh Maloney’s Speaker Series

On May 16 and 17, we welcomed Shelagh Maloney, Vice President, Consumer Health, Communications and Evaluation Services at Canada Health Infoway. Shelagh spoke to app...

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Your Voice. Your Vision.

We held our second Strategic Planning Steering Committee meeting on April 30. We were joined by Erica Bota, a vibrant and talented graphic artist, from ThinkLink Gra...

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Video: Watch Dr. Andreas Laupacis’ Speaker Series

On April 24 and 25, 2018, we welcomed Dr. Andreas Laupacis, General Internist at St. Michael’s Hospital and Board Chair for Health Quality Ontario. Dr. Laupacis sp...

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Electronic Brainstorming Sessions with Erik Lockhart

During April 10-12, we welcomed Erik Lockhart, Associate Director of the Queen’s Executive Decision Centre, to facilitate nine electronic brainstorming sessions at...

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Video: William Charnetski’s Speaker Series & Have Your Say!

On April 4 and 5, we kicked off our “Speaker Series,” with William Charnetski, Chief Health Innovation Strategist, Ontario Ministry of Health & Long-Term Car...

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Let’s Get Together For A Brainstorming Session

Join us on either April 10, 11 or 12 in Conference Room A & B at Health Sciences North, Ramsey Lake Health Centre, 41 Ramsey Lake Rd., for one of nine Electr...

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Let’s Build Our Future Together

To help build the future of Health Sciences North (HSN) and Health Sciences North Research Institute (HSNRI), a 32-member Steering Committee was selected to guide th...

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Learn More about the Future of HSN & HSNRI

Want to learn more about the challenges and what the future holds for health care in Ontario? Health Sciences North (HSN) and Health Sciences North Research Institut...

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