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St. Michael’s Memory Disorders Clinic

When she was in her late 60s, Diana Pritchard began noticing that her memory wasn’t what it used to be. She’d forget to show...

Home is best: Are you ready?

As the RRSP deadline looms, many Canadians are thinking about retirement planning.  Chances are you are wondering whether or not you’ll have enough to...

MOVE ON: Why rest is not necessarily best

Although many people believe rest is best during a hospital stay, mobility actually plays a far greater role in recovery. “A lot of patients, especially...

How safe are Canadians who are receiving home care services?

Historically, this has been a very difficult question to answer. While patient safety has been well documented in acute care settings, it remains a...

RVH’s Cancer and Palliative Care Unit…

Mark Johnston hugged his wife Sheri Lynn, for the last time. She was unaware of the embrace. She was already gone. In the early hours...

Broadening access to specialized care: The growth of telemedicine connects patients to the...

By Chonglu Huang For nearly 13 years, Providence Care has been the hub for #telemedicine in southeastern Ontario, connecting patients from distant communities to their...

Bridging the distance Sunnybrook’s Odette Cancer Centre uses e-health technologies to support colorectal cancer...

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St. Joe’s clinic strives to help the community’s “orphan” seniors

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Music care at end of life brings many benefits

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Teamwork keeps birth close to home at rural community hospitals

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