Medical mask testing services in Canada

*Sponsored Content The COVID-19 pandemic has created an unprecedented demand for medical personal protective equipment (PPE). This is particularly true for procedure or surgical type...

Southlake’s first dedicated COVID-19 units are feeling prepared and confident

By Michelle Lee Hoy Operations at Southlake Regional Health Centre have seen significant changes in the past few months. With the onset of COVID-19, our...

A homegrown solution to PPE shortage

By Elaine Mitropoulos In the face of a national PPE shortage, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton has developed a homegrown solution to reduce the risk of...

Pandemic: Time for reflection

By Barbara Catt Pandemic!  This is our reality here and now.  Here and now Infection Prevention and Control Professionals are essential and necessary in healthcare...

Physician poll reveals lack of masks and supplies much starker than portrayed

The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) is calling for urgent action to address the lack of supply of personal protective equipment (PPE) for health providers...

Populism and pandemics

By Kumanan Wilson It wasn’t supposed to play out this way.  The world had entered into a grand bargain in 2005 with the approval of...

Free COVID-19 simulation training for health professionals

When CAE Healthcare announced the availability of its COVID-19 simulation training scenario for healthcare providers this month, the response was immediate, and eye-opening. “The novel...

How technology can help alleviate the COVID-19 crisis

By Dr. Chris Hobson The rapid emergence of COVID-19 and its far-reaching effects have been a startling wake-up call for patients and healthcare providers across...

Ethics in an outbreak

By Andria Bianchi At the time of writing this column, most Canadians will likely be familiar with Coronavirus disease 19 (COVID-19). As defined by the...

The alcohol swab before the needle: A point of debate

By Barbara Greenwood Dufour For many of us, getting a vaccine or other routine injection is not a pleasant experience. But there’s something comforting about...

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