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A movement to inspire a new day in healthcare

Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) today announced the launch of ACCESS 2022, a movement to promote a future where all Canadians have access to their health...

World’s first self-adjusting insulin pump coming to Canada

By Melicent Lavers-Sailly Rob Howe felt he knew the best way to manage his Type 1 diabetes. After living with the disease for nearly half his...

Medical technology can be an important contributor to ending hallway medicine

By Pippa Wysong When it comes to improving efficiencies in hospitals, reducing costs and getting patients home sooner, an important part of the equation lies...

Pharmacogenomics — providing the right drug to the right patient at the right dose,...

By Catalina-Lopez Correa Affordability makes precision health more accessible The ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach to health care is nearing an end ushering in the era of precision....

Physician innovators: Technology driven solutions

By Nicole Forget and Stacey Palangio Fall marks the time of year when Canada’s most entrepreneurial physicians are recognized and celebrated, all in the name...

Celebrating Earl Bakken. Legendary Medtronic co-founder passes away in Hawaii.

Medtronic co-founder Earl E. Bakken, a pioneer in medical technology whose inventions impacted the lives of millions of people around the world, passed away...

Virtual reality helps ease the pain for wound care patients

By Blain Fairbairn In a Canadian first, patients undergoing wound care procedures at Calgary’s Rockyview General Hospital are now using a virtual-reality program to help...

3D-printed model helps in complex surgery to remove 50 tumours

By Season Osborne The uterus fits in the palm of Dr. Sony Singh’s hand. The large pink lumps inside the clear, plastic 3D-printed model are...

First Canadian face transplant a success

In what constitutes a first in Canada, a team of surgeons from the Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont (CIUSSS de l’Est-de-l’Île-de-Montréal), led by the distinguished plastic surgeon...

Significant gap still exists between Canadians’ desire and ability to access digital health services

Canadians increasingly want access to digital health services, but there is a significant gap between this desire and their ability to access various services...

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