Horizon Star - June 2019


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Horizon joins Marathon of Hope Cancer Centres COPD Testing available in Eastern Charlotte County

Horizon’s Recognition Month – another great success

LPN stands for more than Licensed Practical Nurse Proud Canadian, 30 years in the making

Miramichi staff boost Renous Kraft Hockeyville bid

Employee rescues boy from dog attack Detox Unit art inspired by clients’ recovery journeys

Physician earns national designation An Old Newcomer

Physician completes Critical Care Echocardiography exam Patient Safety Incident Management Training

Staying Healthy As You Age



Miramichi Hospital Auxiliary celebrated for 100 years of care 15

2019 Quality Quest Award winners 16




Work smarter, not harder. Time to get waste walking. 20

Successful Harm Reduction Symposium UNB researchers exploring weight gain stigma

#ResearchAtHorizon: Bikes N’ Trikes program gives youth freedom to play

Top 10: Health care professions that inspire

Active Offer Every Day: Patient and family centred care in action

Finding savings through small changes Horizon, Vitalité sign MOU with First Nations communities

On our cover: Tammy Mahaney, a medical lab technologist is photographed in the Microbiology Department’s Serology Lab at Horizon’s Saint John Regional Hospital in May.

In Every Issue Message from CEO Editor’s Note Colleagues’ Corner Look Who’s Shining Top 10

This magazine is published by Horizon Health Network’s Communications Department, and is distributed free of charge to Horizon staff, physicians and volunteers. A French version can be found online at fr.horizonnb.ca. Editor: GinaBeth Roberts Design and layout: Hudson Creative Agency Printed by: Advocate Printing Please send comments and/or story ideas to HorizonStar@HorizonNB.ca .

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