Archive for April, 2005

New flexible program prepares patients for successful rehab
New flexible program prepares patients for
successful rehab

Life's transitions and changes - especially those experienced following an illness or surgery are the inspiration behind Providence Healthcare's innovative Pre-Rehab Care Service. This unique service within Providence Hospital's Complex Continuing Care Program bridges a gap for patients who ...

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Security issues
Security issues

The bar is being raised for the Canadian security industry. And it's about time! Outdated legislation, which in some cases is almost 40 years old, is being revised in several provinces to encompass all security practitioners. New regulatory standards are ...

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The OAI begins new initiative with the Ontario Joint Replacement Registry
The OAI begins new initiative with the Ontario Joint
Replacement Registry

In an effort to decrease lengthy wait lists for joint replacement surgery, the Orthopaedic & Arthritic Institute (OAI) of Sunnybrook and Women's College Health Sciences Centre has begun a new initiative with the Ontario Joint Replacement Registry (OJRR) for ...

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Virtual think tank at CSTAR helps identify Canada’s opportunities in robotic assisted interventions
Virtual think tank at CSTAR helps identify
Canada’s opportunities in robotic
assisted interventions

Many of Canada's top academics, clinicians, as well as industry advancing medical robotics technology, gathered in London Ontario at CSTAR (Canadian Surgical Technologies & Advanced Robotics) to identify Canada's strengths and future opportunities in the use of robotic assisted interventions ...

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In capable hands
In capable hands

Since being designated a regional service and following the completion of the new building at Southlake in Newmarket, the Regional Cardiac Care Program has grown, including the introduction of Perfusion Services staffed by a team of six highly skilled allied ...

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GTA nurses back from Tsunami ravaged Indonesia
GTA nurses back from Tsunami ravaged Indonesia

The images of parents grieving over the bodies of their children drove many people to give from their hearts and wallets when an earthquake and tsunami hit parts of South East Asia. Canada's DART team was deployed to Sri Lanka ...

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A promising treatment for kidney cancer
A promising treatment for kidney cancer

It's a case of kill the cancer, save the kidney. More than 2,000 Canadians are diagnosed with kidney cancer each year. The standard treatment for renal cancer is total or partial nephrectomy - major surgery that removes the whole or part ...

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Capital Health making kids smile with unique surgery
Capital Health making kids smile with unique surgery

Capital Health's Stollery Children's Hospital is the only hospital in Western Canada using a unique facial animation surgery to put smiles back on the faces of children with facial paralysis. Dr. Jaret Olson, Assistant Professor of Plastic and Pediatric Surgery and ...

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Surgical Skills Centre
Surgical Skills Centre

To meet the increasing demand for expert surgical training and education, the University of Toronto's Surgical Skills Centre is primed to undergo a major expansion doubling its size and increasing its capabilities to train medical students and surgeons. The state-of-the-art educational ...

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Patient C.A.R.E the focus at Lakeridge Health Whitby
Patient C.A.R.E the focus at Lakeridge Health Whitby

Lakeridge Health Whitby (LHW) is a specialty hospital offering Complex Continuing Care, Geriatrics, Rehabilitation and Outpatient Dialysis to residents in Durham Region. "Durham Region's senior population is growing at a rate that is nearly double the provincial average (20% vs. ...

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