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Expanding emergency department’s minor ailment patient pathway

Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre’s (RVH) Emergency Department (ED) continues to expand the services available through its extremely successful Minor Ailment Patient Pathway (MAPP) booking portal. Starting May 28, patients with simple lacerations, uncomplicated urinary infections and uncomplicated skin infections will be able to...

HPV-based screening can help eliminate cervical cancer

Implementing human papillomavirus (HPV)-based screening in British Columbia could eliminate cervical cancer in the province before 2040, according to a modelling study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). More than 90 per cent of cervical cancer cases worldwide are caused by nine types of high-risk...

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Hospital going public with professional learning courses

For the first time, Brockville General Hospital is opening enrollment in its professional learning...

Transforming hospital experiences: Smilezone Space

Transforming Hospital Experiences: Humber River Health and Smilezone Foundation Unveil 400th Smilezone Space Humber River...

Nursing Hero: Anna Jalosinski, Alberta Health Services

Honourable Mention: Anna Jalosinski, Alberta Health Services Anna is one of the respected charge...

Nominate your Nursing Hero by Friday April 12th!

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Polycystic ovarian syndrome: new review to help diagnose and manage

A new review in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) is aimed at helping clinicians...

Patient support programs for prescription drugs are common, especially for expensive drugs

Patient support programs offered by drug manufacturers are common in Canada, especially for expensive...

Risk of admission and death from COVID-19 low overall, but oldest adults remain vulnerable

About 80 per cent of residents in the Lower Mainland, British Columbia, had been...

Reducing cyberattacks on Canadian health systems

Cyberattacks targeting health information systems can cause considerable damage and stress, but there are...

Pharmacogenomic testing: promising treatment for depression

Pharmacogenomic testing of adults with moderate or severe major depressive disorder (MDD) shows promise...

Understanding Privacy’s Role in Enabling Interoperability

By Abigail Carter-Langford There are many challenges to enabling interoperability in health care within and...

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...

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,...

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