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Rethinking the traditional hospital model for elder care
Rethinking the traditional hospital model for elder care

Dr. Sinha reviews his patient’s care plan with his team in Mount Sinai’s Acute Care for Elders (ACE) Unit, which offers frail older adults customized care in an elder friendly environment. Photo credit: Kevin Kelly While older adults currently represent ...


Better communication leads to better palliative care
Better communication leads to better palliative care

Huddles are about improving communication among the health care team members. Perhaps more than most other areas of healthcare, palliative care depends on close, timely communications between all medical professionals and caregivers to provide clients with optimal care. In a ...

Posted: April 2, 2014|Palliative Care, Patient Care|0 comments

Mental health educational resources designed for frontline staff
Mental health educational resources designed for
frontline staff

Psychotherapy Essentials to Go contributors, (front row, L to R) Wayne Skinner, Dr. Mark Fefergrad, Carolynne Cooper (back row, L to R) Shelley McMain, Drs. Priya Watson, Paula Ravitz and Bob Maunder. A first-of-its-kind, five-part multimedia book series created by ...


Can Canada tame its aging tsunami?
Can Canada tame its aging tsunami?

Although aging is inevitable, the proportion of the population entering ‘old age’ has never been greater. As the boomers start turning 65 this year, this demographic imperative will continue well into the future, doubling in the next two decades. While it ...


$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 ...


Skill building program for people who care for family members with dementia
Skill building program for people who care for family
members with dementia

Heather, who cares for two parents with dementia, together with Dr. Joel Sadavoy at Mount Sinai Hospital. Mount Sinai Hospital was recently awarded a five-year, $2.84 million grant from the Government of Canada’s Social Development Partnerships Program to develop a ...


Recent study shows most men with prostate cancer die with the disease rather than from it
Recent study shows most men with prostate cancer die
with the disease rather than from it

Dr. Alexandre Zlotta was lead researcher in a study on prostate cancer that showed that a large proportion of tumours will not become life-threatening. A new international study led by researchers at Mount Sinai Hospital, published recently in the Journal ...

Posted: September 28, 2013|Oncology, Research|0 comments

Dr. Donald Low makes posthumous plea for Canadians to reconsider assisted suicide
Dr. Donald Low makes posthumous plea for Canadians to
reconsider assisted suicide

Dr. Donald Low, a prominent infectious disease specialist who led the battle against SARS died at 68. Dr. Donald Low, a leading infectious disease expert and one of the key figures who led Canada through the SARS crisis has died ...

Posted: September 20, 2013|Featured, Infection Control, Public Health|0 comments

New fertility discoveries made at Mount Sinai Hospital
New fertility discoveries made at Mount Sinai Hospital

: Led by Dr. Ellen Greenblatt (right), Mount Sinai Hospital’s Centre for Fertility and Reproductive Health is on the leading-edge of investigative research in the field of female and male fertility Infertility affects 15 per cent of North American couples ...

Posted: September 3, 2013|Current Print Issue, Featured, Research|0 comments

Music as Medicine
Music as Medicine

Dr. Picard and his team are looking at ways to help patients with the use of music. Rock ‘n’ roll tunes, lullabies and even the national anthem — music has the power to shape our mood, but now researchers are ...

Posted: April 2, 2013|Patient Care|0 comments

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