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Centre for Research in Aging

The Donald Berman #Maimonides Geriatric Centre in Montreal, Quebec is one of the few long-term care centres in Canada to have a Centre for...

Moving towards digital hospital records

Digitization of paper records is a necessary component in every organization’s evolution to fully electronic records systems. For Canadian hospitals already under pressure to...

Surveillance Nurses support seniors to remain at home

Supporting seniors to stay healthy in their home is one of the health care system’s greatest challenges; accomplishing it is one of Fraser Health’s...

New partnership improves access to patient care

Communities across Ontario are seeing a shift in demographics. Populations are growing and aging. As a result of this new reality, hospitals are serving...

New IDEAS Shape Seniors Care

Recognizing the growing numbers of seniors presenting at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance’s (CKHA) Emergency Department (ED), it was obvious the unique needs of this...

Home monitor alerts doctor to toddler’s paused heart rhythm

Syncope is the medical term for fainting, which can result in falls or even fatal accidents. Each year, six per cent of Canadians over the...

New program improves care for elderly patients

Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBRHSC) recently announced the launch of the Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP) to improve care for elderly patients. “At...

Hospital News is looking for nursing heroes!

COMMITMENT ✚ DEDICATION ✚ COMPASSION ✚ LEADERSHIP Look around you. Have you been inspired, encouraged or empowered by an employee or a colleague? Have you or...

A smoother transition: Diabetes care from hospital to home

Two years ago Providence Healthcare, a leading provider of rehabilitative care in Toronto’s East end, embarked on a collaborative partnership with Saint Elizabeth, a...

Telehomecare allows patients to stay well at home

Driving to work one September morning in 2001, Iris Foster lost her grip on her morning coffee, spilling it all over her blouse. Annoyed...

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