Analysis finds unexplained 13.5-per-cent pay gap between male, female physicians

An in-depth analysis by the Ontario Medical Association of the 13.5-per-cent daily pay gap between male and female physicians suggests that a multipronged approach...

Increasing cost-effectiveness for TAVI – the standard of care for aortic stenosis

By Carmela Reyes Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) is becoming an increasingly common and cost-effective alternative to open-heart surgery that benefits patients and decreases hospital...

Ketamine for agitated patients in ER more effective than traditional methods

By Sean Sinden Treatment of highly agitated or violent patients in the emergency department with ketamine is more effective than traditional approaches, and could be...

 24 new innovations to improve the lives of older adults

By Arielle Ricketts, Marketing & Communications Content Specialist, CABHI CABHI recently selected 24 projects to participate in Spark-ON and Spark-CU, subsidiaries of the Spark Program which supports the development of...

Benefits for part-time, casual, and retired hospital employees

We know you likely have lots of questions. What Benefits are available? Can I get Health & Dental coverage? What is Income Protection? And...

Nursing home staff responses to the pandemic reveal resilience and shortcomings

By Patrick Lejtenyi  The ongoing health disaster of the past 12 months has exposed the crises facing nursing homes in Canada and the United States...

Beyond vaccines: Rethinking testing in long-term care

By Jennifer Zelmer and David Mowat COVID-19 has affected us all, but a great deal of the impact has been on older adults, and especially...

Dapasoft’s Corolar Virtual Care: A Microsoft Teams-based tool made for the COVID-19 era

One of the lasting legacies of the global SARSCoV-2 pandemic will doubtless be the establishment of virtual care as an integral part of mainstream...

Digital healthcare start-ups building solutions for aging adults to watch for 2021

By Margaret DeRosia In Fall 2020, the Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation (CABHI) launched a Call for Innovations for its Mentorship, Capital and...

Collective action for pandemic response in long-term care

By Jennifer Zelmer and Julie Weir Despite best efforts, the long-term care (LTC) sector has been devastated by outbreaks of COVID-19. LTC residents accounted for...

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