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New virtual clinic streamlines care for COVID-19 patients

By Erinor Jacob-Levine Receiving a positive COVID-19 test result can be both scary and overwhelming due to the potentially serious and largely unknown consequences of...

Better analytics, virtual visits help enhance diabetes care

By Jessica Rudd As a registered nurse who works with residents with dementia at a long-term care home in Edmonton Alberta, Karen Pliska, 55, is...

New video virtual care project enhances care for Ontario’s tiniest patients

By Julie Dowdie and Jessica Marangos When Katie and Jeff Lavelle’s newborn son, Edward, needed to be treated for complications arising shortly after his birth,...

Coping with COVID-19

How Microsoft technologies are enhancing hospitals’ response This year, the unprecedented arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic forced healthcare organizations to up their intelligence game –...

National poll shows Canadians are overwhelmingly satisfied with virtual healthcare

The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) released a national poll  showing that Canadians are embracing virtual care options and would like to see them not...

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...

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