Articles By: Kristie Jones

Blood test can predict Alzheimer’s disease
Blood test can predict Alzheimer’s disease

From left, Georgetown researchers Dr. Howard J. Federoff; Amrita K. Cheema, associate professor of oncology and co-director of GUMC's metabolomics shared resource; and Dr. Massimo S. Fiandaca, associate professor of neurology, are among the co-inventors of a blood test ...


An open letter to the producer of Fifth Estate
An open letter to the producer of Fifth Estate

The President of The Canadian Critical Care Society has sent a letter to the producer of The Fifth Estate in response their episode "Dead Enough" March 25, 2014 An open letter to the Producer, 5th Estate CBC - fifth@cbc.ca Re: March 21 2014 ...


Vaccines are safe: Time to communicate it
Vaccines are safe: Time to communicate it

Being a parent is hard - probably the most difficult job those of us with children will ever have. Don’t get me wrong, it’s also one of the best jobs – but it doesn’t come easy. Should you formula or breast-feed? ...

Posted: March 18, 2014|Uncategorized|0 comments

A story of fire and ice
A story of fire and ice

A patient room in the curling rink. A group of northern nurses had to ‘hurry hard’ to transform a curling rink into a health centre following a devastating fire. A large section of the Moosonee Health Centre was smouldering. The charts ...

Posted: March 4, 2014|Nursing Pulse|0 comments

Technology abounds – time to embrace it
Technology abounds – time to embrace it

Hardly a day goes by that we don`t hear about some type of new technology. Newer and smarter smartphones, wearable glasses that serve as a computer, adjusting the temperature in your home while at work - the possibilities are endless. As ...

Posted: February 25, 2014|Editor's Note|0 comments

eLearning: Cost effective training for geographically diverse staff
eLearning: Cost effective training for geographically
diverse staff

The Saint Elizabeth web-based diabetes education program provides interactive learning and all content is based on current Clinical Practice Guidelines from the Canadian Diabetes Association. Training thousands of health professionals across a diverse geography like Newfoundland and Labrador is no ...


Tapping into workplace culture
Tapping into workplace culture

Like any organization committed to a quality workplace, you need to take the time to gauge how employees feel about the organization in order to nurture an engaged employee community. This is doubly true in healthcare, with its ever-changing landscape, and ...


Health care transformation falling short
Health care transformation falling short

It’s hard to believe 2013 is coming to a close. With the ending of another year, we often find ourselves reflecting on the good, the bad and what we want to do better for next year. For Canada’s health care system ...

Posted: December 12, 2013|Editor's Note|0 comments

External review of CT scans and mammograms complete
External review of CT scans and mammograms complete

Trillium Health Partners releases findings and thanks patients, their families and the community for their understanding Trillium Health Partners announced  the completion of the external expert review of CT scans and mammograms, which was launched after the hospital identified a performance ...

Posted: December 6, 2013|Diagnostic, Featured, Health Care Policy|0 comments

$15 million gift will reshape emergency medicine at Mount Sinai
$15 million gift will reshape emergency medicine at
Mount Sinai

Jay Hennick, Chair of the Board of Directors, Mount Sinai Hospital, Joseph Mapa, President and CEO, Mount Sinai Hospital, Heather Reisman, Brent Belzberg, Mount Sinai Hospital Foundation Management Board & Governing Council Chairman, and Gerald Schwartz. Photo credit: Arthur ...


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