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Innovation in COVID-19 testing solutions offer hope to communities that need it most

Improving healthcare outcomes now and into the future. COVID-19 has challenged traditional approaches to healthcare. The global pandemic has provided Canada with the opportunity to...

Innovative approach to treat the electrical inner workings of the heart

By Kathryn Perrier For patients with heart-rhythm issues called arrhythmias, they can experience palpitations, shortness of breath and fatigue. These patients are usually treated with...

Robust data collection essential for health system resilience

By Gilles Soulez COVID-19 led to a significant drop in medical imaging examinations from March to June 2020. Patients have been adversely affected by the...

A Pharmacy Resident’s experience during the COVID-19 pandemic

By Christopher Chiu If you asked me a year ago what I would be doing during my time as a Pharmacy Resident, never would I...

Emergency surgery patients have delayed discharge from hospital

About 20 per cent of patients who undergo emergency surgery experience delayed discharge from hospital compared with only three per cent of those having...

Using research to find ways to support healthcare workers through the pandemic

By Kristi Lalonde At no other time in recent history have healthcare workers across this country been so challenged. COVID-19 has unsettled daily life for...

Prone positioning for patients with COVID-19

During the pandemic, prone positioning of patients with COVID-19 with respiratory distress who are not on ventilators has become common despite a lack of...

New Mental Health Strategy for children develops new pathways to care

That one in five children have a mental health disorder is a hard stat to hear. That only one in six of those children...

Understanding drug shortages during a pandemic

By Christina Adams For many years, hospital pharmacists and pharmacy technicians have been managing significant drug shortages in Canadian hospitals. The reasons for drug shortages are...

World-first cardiac procedure offers new treatment for high-risk patients

By Selma Al-Samarrai A world-first occurred at St. Michael’s Hospital of Unity Health Toronto when Drs. Neil Fam, Mark Peterson and Géraldine Ong performed a...

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