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Telepharmacy services in Canada

By Sammu Dhaliwall With its large land mass and population density in relatively few pockets, Canada’s hospital pharmacy departments across the country face immense...

Optimizing drug therapy for patients with cancer

Did you know that 1 in 2 Canadians are diagnosed with cancer at some point in their lives and that 1 in 4 Canadians...

Dedicated pharmacists improve patient safety

Having a dedicated in-hospital pharmacist who can take the time to listen and educate has made a huge difference for William Knihnicki, a recent...

Obstetric trauma rates for forceps deliveries have increased in Canada

Trauma to both mother and baby during vaginal deliveries, especially forceps deliveries, has increased in Canada in recent years, according to a large study...

Enhancing the lives of seniors – The Ottawa Experience

By Michaela Berniquez What images come to mind when thinking about community? Strolling around, admiring the neighbors’ gardens, seeing children play, walking to work or...

Ontario has the worst RN-to-population ratio in Canada: Province must hire more RNs to...

A portrait of the country's nursing landscape shows Ontario doesn’t have enough RNs; something patients and families are all too familiar with given the...

Two-thirds of patients in Ontario do not receive urgent hip surgery in recommended 24...

About two-thirds of patients admitted to hospital in Ontario for hip fracture did not receive surgery during the recommended time window of 24 hours,...

Considering the ethics of personalized medicine

By Andria Bianchi Personalized medicine is commonly defined as a type of medical care that is managed in accordance with one’s personal genome. The idea...

Researchers combine wearable technology and AI to predict the onset of health problems

A team of Waterloo researchers found that applying artificial intelligence to the right combination of data retrieved from wearable technology may detect whether your...

The right care in the right place at the right time

By Elise Copps Hamilton Health Sciences is making sure cancer patients get what they need, when they need it—care that addresses their unique wishes as...

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