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Robots, FaceTime, and translators on-call: How technology during Covid-19 has shaped hospital pharmacy practice

By Karen Dahri Each spring I give a lecture on the use of technology in everyday clinical practice to our first-year entry-to-practice Doctor of Pharmacy...

Trailblazers in health care

Celebrating the recipients of the 2022 CMA Awards Combating antimicrobial resistance. Launching innovative solutions for physician burnout. Championing refugee health. These are just a few examples...

Why is AI adoption in health care lagging?

Avi Goldfarb and Florenta Teodoridis Artificial intelligence (AI) technologies have improved rapidly over the past decade, largely driven by advances in machine learning, which is closely related to...

With the right approach, telehealth can revolutionize patient care

By Jason Thorsby (*Sponsored Content) When the COVID-19 pandemic hit in March of 2020, it accelerated the demand and adoption of telehealth services. Overnight healthcare...

Physical rehabilitation seeks solutions in virtual reality

By Ben Maycock When IWK Health’s Dr. Jordan Sheriko was looking for a safe and engaging way to teach youth to navigate the world in...

Smart arm bracelet for ERs aimed at saving kids’ lives

By Georgia Powell It’s no secret that during a trauma, an emergency room can get hectic, putting a tremendous cognitive load on nurses and physicians....

Sim Sam makes simulated emergency very real

By Ben Maycock   Surgical Sam, the world’s first breathing, bleeding, beating heart, high fidelity team trainer for pediatric surgery, is allowing IWK physicians and specialist...

COVID-19 detection with point-of-care ultrasound technology

By Sarah Ripplinger and Vivian Sum The global rally to stop the spread of COVID-19 has spurred the discovery of new approaches to streamline and...

Four-armed technology benefits surgical

By Mariela Castro Robotic surgeries are elevating surgical care at Mount Sinai Hospital, and the four-armed robot enabling better patient outcomes is called LEO. As a...

Recognizing top Canadian health care organizations and trailblazing companies for homegrown innovation

By Cecely Roy The Coordinated Accessible National (CAN) Health Network recently announced five prestigious awards recognizing Canada’s leading health care organizations and companies at their...

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