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Heart pump helps patient live to see grandchildren

By Taresh Mistry Lina Amaral cherishes the two young granddaughters she never would have met, had it not been for the tiny device in her...

Virtual reality video games make rehab fun for younger patients

By Vivian Sum Experts commonly advise that the best exercise is exercise you enjoy doing—that way you’ll keep doing it. The same holds true for...

New web-based app launches shift filling into the digital age

By Julie Adams In the past, if Liz Caterer, staff scheduler at Stevenson Memorial Hospital (SMH) needed to fill a shift she pulled out her...

Leveraging AI and Machine Learning to advance interoperability in Canadian healthcare

By Wilson To and Patrick Combes Navigating the health care system, is often a complex journey involving multiple physicians from hospitals, clinics, and general...

The future of healthy aging

By Rebecca Ihilchik The Canadian population is aging faster now than at any time in our history. The latest estimates suggest that nearly 750,000 Canadians...

World’s first clinical analytic applications in Hospital Command Centre revolutionize the patient experience

Combining AI, Machine Learning and Professional Expertise to Help Deliver Better, Faster and Safer Patient Care By Arielle Zomer Our healthcare landscape is changing.  Every day,...

The best healthcare is value-based

By Timothy Wilson The term Value-Based Healthcare (VBHC) was first made popular by authors Michael Porter and Elizabeth Teisberg in their ground-breaking work, Redefining...

Canadian first establishes central venous access from the inside-out

By Roger Boyle Sometimes it takes looking at a situation differently to find simpler and safer approaches to patient care. This is evident for the Joint...

First patient in Canada treated on MR-Linac

By Alexis Dobranowski On August 15, members of Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre’s radiation team treated the first patient in Canada on the new MR-Linac —...

Surgeons insert 3D ankle bone into BC man’s ankle

By Ann Gibbon In June 2017, White Rock, British Columbia resident John Jefferson and his wife Shannon were in eastern Washington State, doing what they...

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