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Potential impact of the New Quality of Care Information Protection Act, 2015 on hospitals

      By Michael Watts #Bill 119, the Health #Information Protection Act, 2015, was “carried on division” at second reading before the Legislative Assembly on February 18,...

Patients use their Smartphones to transmit pacemaker data

Canadians are among the most digitally connected in the world. Combined with our geographic spread, this digital presence makes Canadians ideal users of remote...

Talking to patients about healthy pregnancy weight gain

Supporting healthy #pregnancy weight gain is a critical topic for antenatal providers due to an increasing trend of excessive weight gain during #pregnancy among...

Volunteer program removes barriers to mental health services

Two years ago, Michelle Deveau-Brock, a Social Worker at the North Bay Regional Health Centre’s #Mental Health Clinic (MHC), began to see a pattern...

Research in residence: Growing home care studies

For many, the notion of a medical #research project usually conjures up images of an isolated, white, sterile room somewhere deep inside a world-class...

When administration meets innovation

Historically, community hospitals have not always been viewed as the most innovative.  Add to that, the fact that #innovation has not always risen to...

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