Archive for February, 2005

Complementing life at St. Joseph’s Health Centre
Complementing life at St. Joseph’s Health Centre

We all know that people are living longer and that there will be more of us as time goes on. The people who are in long term care now are cared for by knowledgeable, discerning spouses and children who are ...

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Breakthrough cancer technology brings new hope to Alberta Radiosurgery Centre patients
Breakthrough cancer technology brings new hope to
Alberta Radiosurgery Centre patients

The first of its kind in Canada, the Alberta Radiosurgery Centre (ARC) is a unique program that offers dedicated stereotactic treatments for brain and extracranial sites. With two dedicated radiation oncologists, two dedicated neurosurgeons, and an additional neurosurgeon specializing in ...

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Splash down off Key Largo – Canadian doctor leads pilot telerobotic assisted surgery program for NASA Extreme Environment Mission operation
Splash down off Key Largo – Canadian doctor leads
pilot telerobotic assisted surgery program for NASA
Extreme Environment Mission operation

"AESOP move in." St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton surgeon Dr. Mehran Anvari, who is world renowned for his expertise in telerobotic assisted surgery, wanted a closer view of what was happening 1600 miles away and 62 feet underwater off the Florida ...

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Mount Sinai’s new technology centre applies tomorrow’s technology today
Mount Sinai’s new technology centre applies
tomorrow’s technology today

Mount Sinai's new Informatics Technovision Unit (ITU) is enabling the Hospital to apply tomorrow's technology, today. Opened in the summer of 2004, the ITU has a vision and a mandate to partner technology sector leaders with health care professionals in ...

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My personal experience with Doctors Without Borders, a.k.a. Médecins Sans Frontières
My personal experience with Doctors Without Borders,
a.k.a. Médecins Sans Frontières

When I was a child I remember seeing the images of the Ethiopia famine on television. Ever since then, I knew that I needed to assist, to witness, to give something of myself, and to be a citizen of the ...

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Credit Valley measures superior performance through evidence based design
Credit Valley measures superior performance through
evidence based design

Implemented for the first time in a Canadian hospital, a research study will quantifiably examine the effects of design on staff and client efficiency, and formally document measured correlations to determine the positive, or negative impacts on patient recovery, satisfaction ...

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Trillium’s Women’s Health Centre provides high tech care in a healing environment
Trillium’s Women’s Health Centre provides
high tech care in a healing environment

The new Betty Wallace Women's Health Centre at Trillium Health Centre is like a breath of fresh air for women who go there. The spa-like Centre, a one-stop shop for screening and early intervention for breast cancer and osteoporosis, provides ...

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Rx: medicinal arts
Rx: medicinal arts

"...I shall never forget the rapture of fever patients have over a bunch of bright colored flowers. People say the effect is only on the mind. It is no such thing. The effect is on the body too. ...Variety of ...

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Managing clinical trials at the click of a mouse
Managing clinical trials at the click of a mouse

Bordering a sprawling Toronto ravine, the stately, tree-lined campus of Sunnybrook and Women's College Health Sciences Centre gives an impression of tranquility that belies the intense activity inside the buildings. The hospital is home to almost 200 cancer clinical trials alone. ...

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Good design key to collaboration in Robarts clinical imaging labs
Good design key to collaboration in Robarts clinical
imaging labs

How can we better understand, treat and ultimately prevent debilitating chronic diseases of the bones, lungs, arteries and heart? By bringing together talented clinicians and researchers across a range of disciplines and equipping them with the tools they need to ...

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