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Adapting practices to protect expecting parents, newborns

By Emily Dawson Across Canada and around the globe, physicians and health care professionals are rapidly adapting practices as they look to find effective ways...

Mental health services go virtual at SickKids and SickKids CCMH during COVID-19 pandemic

By Jane Kitchen The mental health teams at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) and SickKids Centre for Community Mental Health (CCMH) in Toronto have...

Unprecedented collaboration: Will the way we work together be forever changed for the...

It’s easy to look back at the days before COVID-19 with a sense of nostalgia. They may only have been a few months back,...

Researchers use robots to accelerate COVID-19 testing

 In a tucked-away lab at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton, a handful of scientists – and their robot “colleagues” – are leading the race to...

Deploying virtual care in the battle against COVID-19

Toronto’s Michael Garron Hospital (MGH) has swiftly deployed virtual care in its fight against COVID-19. There, a team overseen by Dr. Christopher Smith joined...

OMA and Sunnybrook Announce a Partnership to Improve and Expand MyChart

The Ontario Medical Association and Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre today announced their joint effort to expand and enhance MyChart, Canada's largest personal online health...

Accelerating virtual care integration

In response to feedback from physicians and pharmacists managing patient consultations virtually during COVID-19, Canada Health Infoway's PrescribeIT® has initiated an EMR-Virtual Care Investment Program. The Infoway...

Health Canada approves new fast, portable COVID-19 test

Ottawa’s Spartan Bioscience today announced it has received Health Canada approval for its rapid, accurate and portable COVID-19 test. Approval by Health Canada means...

New online tool directs patients and visitors to support services in the community

By Selma Al-Samarrai Often, discharged patients, community members or visitors come to Unity Health Toronto staff asking for help to find social care such as...

Virtual interpreting service helps break down language barriers

By Kris Olsen As Canada’s third largest and third-most populous province, British Columbia (B.C.) is home to people of many different ethnic origins. According to...

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