Step inside the minds of Canada’s healthcare leaders; welcome to Healthcare Change Makers

Join us as we talk to leaders about driving change in our complex healthcare organizations. Learn valuable lessons about how to manage the bigger challenges and risks facing organizations today – the implementation of new technology, natural disasters, patient safety, and the big problem of congestion and poor access to care.

Episode 07: In conversation with Dr. Brendan Carr

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As CEO of an organization that is situated in one of the fastest-growing communities in the province, Brendan is excited about the richness of that community and the importance of never losing focus on the delivery of quality, safe care.

Episode 06: In conversation with Karim Mamdani

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As CEO of an organization dedicated to the assessment and treatment of people living with complex and serious mental illness, Karim has created a culture built around self-care, compassion and having real conversations.

Today, your host Ellen Gardner, Communications and Marketing at HIROC, speaks with Karim Mamdani, President and CEO of Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences.

Episode 05: In conversation with Dr. Andrew Petrosoniak

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Dr. Petrosoniak describes the exciting ways in situ simulation can be used to replicate systems and processes and test new ideas and equipment – all with the goal of improving patient safety.

Today, your host Ellen Gardner, Communications and Marketing at HIROC, speaks with Dr. Andrew Petrosoniak, Emergency Physician and Trauma Team Leader at St. Michael’s Hospital.

Episode 04: In conversation with Sherry Janzen

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Sherry started questioning the way things were done in Long Term Care from the time she took her first job as an Activities Director. Her quest for finding a better way to provide care that is in tune with residents continues to this day.

Today, your host Ellen Gardner, Communications and Marketing at HIROC, speaks with Sherry Janzen, CEO of Salem Home in Winkler, Manitoba.

Episode 03: In conversation with Kavita Mehta

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With her approachable and collaborative style, Kavita gets things done by having an optimistic perspective and building trusting relationships.

Today, your host Ellen Gardner, Communications and Marketing at HIROC, speaks with Kavita Mehta, CEO of AFHTO (the Association of Family Health Teams of Ontario).

Episode 02: In conversation with Debbie Molloy

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In a province with challenging weather and many rural communities, Debbie Molloy and her colleagues at Eastern Health are testing new approaches to delivering care – with insight, hard work, compassion, and of course humour!

Today, your host Ellen Gardner, Communications and Marketing at HIROC, speaks with Debbie Molloy, Vice President, Corporate Services at Eastern Health in Newfoundland.

Episode 01: In conversation with Sarah Downey

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With her own special blend of strength and compassion, Sarah is inspiring the MGH community to change the face of health in East York and beyond.

Welcome to Healthcare Change Makers, a podcast from HIROC where we talk to leaders about the joys and challenges of driving change in our complex and demanding healthcare organizations.