Monthly Archives: June 2015

The advance directive movement officially began in 1990 following the landmark case of Nancy Cruzan in the United States. The lengthy court battle over...

The number of Canadians with #diabetes is rapidly increasing. According to the Canadian Diabetes Association, more than 20 Canadians are diagnosed with the disease...

St. Michael’s Hospital, cardiovascular surgeon Dr. Subodh Verma was troubled by the lack of data to guide decision making and treatment choices for patients...

For years now, experts have been warning us that Canada is on the cusp of a silver tsunami, one that threatens to overwhelm our...

"The worst part of living with asthma used to be that nobody believed me.  It's kind of an invisible illness. You don't always want...

Many of the greatest risks to quality take place as patients move through different parts of the health system – across care settings and...

Recently, many home care organizations have jumped on to the mobile information highway as a way of connecting workers out in the community with...

Just a few days before the release of the federal budget, leaders from across Canada’s Academic Health Sciences Networks (AHSNs) met in Ottawa for...

The health care system in Ontario rarely functions as a seamless and coordinated service experience for patients. This is especially true for the high...

Carse Harman has had eight appointments with Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre (RVH) oncologist Dr. Bryn Pressnail, but has only seen him in person...