2023-24 Annual Report: Transforming for Healthier Communities


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"We're transforming for healthier communities, and with a new five-year strategic plan that builds on this momentum launching this fall to guide us, it truly is an extraordinary time for Osler and the communities we serve."

That's the message from the president and CEO of William Osler Health System in Ontario, Canada, in the wake of a series of high-profile incidents that have drawn attention to the country's health-care system and its capacity to provide quality care, the CBC reports.

Per the Globe and Mail, the Toronto-area system has seen a rash of high-profile incidents over the last few years, including the deaths of two patients who died in their own homes after receiving end-of-life care, as well as the deaths of an infant and a woman in her 70s who died in her own home after receiving end-of-life care.

And yet, per the Osler annual report, "we redefined the limits of what community hospitals can achieve."

To that end, the system has taken "significant steps" over the last year toward its goal of "building a strong unified and inclusive health system that will continue to serve our diverse communities today and for generations to come," per the report.

Among those steps:

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