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Innovative procurement at Southlake Regional Health Centre: Heather’s Story

By Jessie Boogaard and  Melicent Lavers-Sailly Heather Stevens has rarely gotten a good break when it comes to her health. Even as a child, she remembers...

Artificial Intelligence is the path to tackle the challenges in cardiac health

By Max Mohammadi The human body is like an automobile. Much like a car, the body is a complex “system” where issues can be diagnosed...

Why healthcare should embrace artificial intelligence

By Dr. Naila Kassam Healthcare innovation has traditionally been the cornerstone of improved patient care. The most significant advancements in medicine, for example, include the...

Ingenuity meets heart health with the HeartWatch

By Andre Bertram Heart disease is the second leading cause of death in Canada. According to the Public Health Agency of Canada's Canadian Chronic Disease...

Telepharmacy services in Canada

By Sammu Dhaliwall With its large land mass and population density in relatively few pockets, Canada’s hospital pharmacy departments across the country face immense...

Researchers combine wearable technology and AI to predict the onset of health problems

A team of Waterloo researchers found that applying artificial intelligence to the right combination of data retrieved from wearable technology may detect whether your...

Putting a stroke coach in every patient’s corner

After a stroke, prevention of another is key. Prevention starts with a healthy lifestyle, yet many patients lack access to knowledge and experts that...

Hospital turns to students to solve electronic health records challenge

By Kari Pasick-St St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton hired an army of 58 co-op students for the Fall 2017 term, 35 of which were hired from...

Humber becomes the first hospital in Canada to recruit a humanoid robot

Pepper® can greet visitors, provide directions, play games, do yoga and even dance Humber River Hospital has joined forces with SoftBank Robotics America (SBRA) to...

Integrating robotics, artificial intelligence and 3D printing into healthcare systems: The challenge ahead

By Senator Kelvin Kenneth Ogilvie and Senator Art Eggleton, P.C. It isn’t news to anyone in the medical community that Canada is a sprawling country...

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