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e-Health – a road to virtual health care

Perhaps one of the most significant advances in health care is not a new vaccine for a disease or even a new way to...

NORTH Network Removing the Barrier of Distance!

With the launch of more than 50 new NORTH Network telemedicine sites in 2002-for a total of 75 sites across Ontario-technology is rapidly removing...

Telementoring Brings Expert Help to Remote Communities

Canada's increasing rural and remote populations are losing access to surgical services because of a decrease in the number of surgeons practicing in rural...

New technology has potential to revolutionize home health care

"It has the potential of revolutizing how home health care patients are assessed," said Liz Tolchard, acting manager of Home Health Care, Maple Ridge,...

New ICU at MUHC nets prestigious award

The new intensive care unit (ICU) at the Montreal General Hospital (MGH) site of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) has won a prestigious...

Responsible Team Approach to Environmental Management

Environmental Management Team (EMT). Green Team (GT). Environmental Stewardship Committee (ESC). The names and the acronyms may be different but their raison d'être is...

The Path to Environmental Respon$ibility

Not everyone in health care is skeptical when it comes to the impact they can have by enhancing environmental wellbeing through reduced energy consumption....

Making instant access to patient information reality

Stuck with the daunting task of quickly assembling each patient's medical information, physicians, nurses and health-care workers are often left shuffling through various types...

Improving Patient Care by Making Real Time Information Available at Bedside

With the demand for Canadian health-care resources on the rise and the number of health-care professionals decreasing, many care providers are working with increased...

Greening of Hospitals: How should energy and the environment be considered in purchasing decisions?

A large training hospital can produce as much waste as a small town! Care and treatment of the average hospital patient can produce about...

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