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Testing for Helicobacter pylori: Can stool provide the answer?

#Helicobacter pylori is a troublemaking bacterium that infects the stomach and can cause indigestion, stomach ulcers and, in rare cases, stomach cancer. H. pylori...

Supplier relationships can be weak link in privacy and data security chain

          By Simon Hodgett In today’s complex technology environment there are doubts across many sectors as to whether there is enough focus on supplier relationships and...

Making patients our partners

Today’s health care system can be characterized as one that is under enormous strain given our demographic and economic realities. The changes underway in...

Study looks at getting seniors home sooner after emergency surgery

After her appendix burst last August, Susan Gokiert underwent emergency surgery and, due to unexpected and ensuing complications, spent three weeks in hospital. But the...

Taking the measure of international nurses

In the medical field, breakthrough research means better health outcomes for Canadians. There is also important research news about how health human resources can...

November cover story

Hospital boards appoint leaders but it is the health care system that builds them. Some may bring experience from the broader public sector or...

Life after trauma program first step towards recovery

#Trauma suffered in childhood – such as emotional or physical abuse – can significantly affect a person’s physical and mental health well into adulthood....

Eliminating preventable harm to patients and staff

#The Hospital for Sick Children (#SickKids) has launched an ambitious patient and staff safety initiative that will have a significant impact in making care...

Mental health therapy beyond the hospital

  #The Scarborough Hospital’s (TSH) #Mental Health department is taking mental health therapy beyond the bricks and mortar of the hospital, becoming the first and...

Videoconferencing technology bridges gaps in mental healthcare

By Peri Elmokadem For a patient with an #addiction problem, timing is everything. The sooner their health care professionals can get them on their way...

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