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Integrating iDevices with rehab
Integrating iDevices with rehab

Providence Healthcare Speech-Language Pathologist Kristin Hayes uses an iPad dysphagia app to help a patient learn more about the effects of a stroke on swallowing. Providence Healthcare’s iPad project began when Occupational Therapists identified an opportunity to advance therapeutic approaches ...

Posted: May 6, 2014|Neurology, Patient Care|0 comments

Dr. Evan Wood receives 2013 Providence Health Care Research and Mission Award
Dr. Evan Wood receives 2013 Providence Health Care
Research and Mission Award

Dr. Evan Wood Dr. Evan Wood, director of the Urban Health Research Initiative at the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS based at St. Paul’s Hospital and professor of Medicine, Division of AIDS at the University of British Columbia, has ...


Providence Health Care named a Best Employer for New Canadians fourth year in a row
Providence Health Care named a Best Employer for New
Canadians fourth year in a row

This past March, Providence Health Care (PHC) in Vancouver was selected by Mediacorp Canada Inc. as one of the 35 Best Employers for New Canadians for 2011, a designation that recognizes the nation's best employers for recent immigrants. A great ...


Unique clinical trial will examine new treatments for heroin addiction
Unique clinical trial will examine new treatments for
heroin addiction

A clinical trial to test better treatment options for chronic heroin addiction is expected to begin in Vancouver within the next two months. Led by researchers from Providence Health Care’s Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences (CHEOS), it’s the ...

Posted: December 6, 2011|Addictions and Drugs, Featured, Research|0 comments

Nocturnal dialysis pilot project holds promise as life-changer for patients
Nocturnal dialysis pilot project holds promise as
life-changer for patients

Three years ago, Jack Cheung’s failing kidneys were destroying his quality of life. “I couldn’t work for more than two hours at a time,” says the 58-year-old automotive technician. “My hands would cramp, my feet were swollen and I couldn’t stand ...


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