Monthly Archives: March 2017

By Andrea Tiwari Breakthroughs in health technologies are coming at us fast and furious. Innovative medicines show promise for many diseases, and cutting edge diagnostic...

By Dr. Janice Mann Opioids are a class of drugs that are prescribed to treat pain, and include codeine, fentanyl, oxycodone (one of the ingredients...

By Shaylin Kemmerling Imagine catering a wedding – three times a day… every day… of the year… with 39 different dietary considerations and individual food...

By Amanda Jackman Financial accountability, cost savings and streamlining are very familiar terms for hospitals in Ontario. Publically funded health care organizations constantly have to...

By John Pereira Kingston General Hospital, (KGH) the first hospital in Canada to complete a blue light cystoscopy outside of a clinical trial, will soon...

  One in three seniors prescribed the blood thinners dabigatran and rivaroxaban are not taking the medications as recommended, increasing their risk of stroke, transient...

Hamilton Health Sciences’ newest facility pairs exceptional patient care with environmental sustainability By Calyn Pettit Hamilton Health Sciences has achieved another significant milestone in its path...

By Dr. Karthika Devarajan I have always been interested in Global Health, but medical training takes up a lot of time in the beginning. I...

PART 2 OF 3 Emergencies can strike at any time. Jarring, chaotic and often life-threatening, they startle the senses and send adrenaline soaring. In this...

By Amy Porteous Bruyère Continuing Care’s goal is to be a leader in care of the elderly and to provide the exceptional care and services...