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Emergency room physicians can accurately predict serious outcomes for syncope (fainting) patients with a validated risk score

Projected to save the Canadian healthcare system approximately $70M per year, the CANet-funded Canadian Syncope Risk Score (CSRS) is helping doctors improve syncope care in the...

Understanding Privacy’s Role in Enabling Interoperability

By Abigail Carter-Langford There are many challenges to enabling interoperability in health care within and across jurisdictions — there is a plethora of IT systems...

Standardized atrial fibrillation treatment guidelines that reduce emergency room visits

A CANet-funded project is creating Canada’s first set of guidelines for emergency room (ER) physicians that standardize acute atrial fibrillation and flutter (AAFF) treatment...

North York General Hospital and MCC 360: Generating important conversations as part of Quality Improvement

North York General Hospital and MCC 360: Generating important conversations as part of Quality Improvement North York General Hospital (NYGH) is one of Canada’s leading...

Writing a book to help others get through the dark times

My writing started right after I dropped Robert off at the long-term care home, his new forever home.  The place I would visit him. The...

Cleantech Energy Firm Adds Power to Women’s Habitat Fundraising

As we head into the holiday season and look forward to a new year, we take stock of our priorities, reflect upon our blessings...

Machine keeps human livers alive for one week outside of the body

Researchers from the University Hospital Zurich, ETH Zurich, Wyss Zurich and the University of Zurich have developed a machine that repairs injured human livers...

Radiation Shielding Solutions for Nuclear Medicine

Nuclear Medicine is a growing field with innovations in technology, diagnostic procedures and therapeutic purposes.  Variety of workplaces including hospitals, universities and research facilities...

CATARACT PATIENTS HAVE CHOICES

Learn about your lens options before you see your surgeon “The stars at night? I hadn’t seen them for a decade. They are breathtaking,”...

Stitching together new evidence on triclosan-coated sutures for reducing surgical site infections

By Barbara Greenwood Dufour For most people, anticipating surgery is stressful for a variety of reasons. Concern that infection-causing germs will get into their incision...

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