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Doubling access to medical imaging services in western York Region

By Christina Cindric When we think about going to a hospital for care, we likely think about visiting the Emergency Department after a fall,...

Updating Diagnostic Imaging Referral Guidelines

The Canadian Association of Radiologists (CAR) working in collaboration with national medical bodies and specialty societies is undertaking an update of the 13 Diagnostic...

Global study on heart valve repair surgery will improve patient outcomes around the world

By Celine Zadorsky  Researchers at Lawson Health Research Institute and Western University had a leading role in a new global study that will change the way surgeons...

Radial access opens up a whole new pathway for neurovascular procedures

First-of-its-kind radial access catheter for neurointerventions For neurovascular patient Dilys Bertrand, the technology that allowed for her quick release from hospital this summer was...

Study confirms efficiency of app that quickly assesses risk of cancer predisposition syndromes in...

About one in every 10 pediatric cancer patients has a cancer predisposition syndrome (CPS)—an underlying genetic disease that predisposes the child or youth to...

The evolution of cataract surgery and innovation in today’s lens options

*SPONSORED CONTENT Cataract surgeries have been performed for centuries, but the most significant and rapid innovation in surgery advancements has occurred in the past 20...

New type of expanded dialysis is improving quality of life for patients

By Celine Zadorsky Finding out he had chronic kidney disease came as a surprise to 80-year-old Robert Wahby. “I didn’t feel or have any symptoms...

Does your team have the skills and knowledge needed to provide high-quality palliative care?

*Sponsored content People living in Canada need health-care providers with the necessary skills and knowledge to address their palliative care needs – whenever and wherever...

The overdose crisis on canvas

By Jeremy Deutsch To mark International Overdose Awareness Day 2021, Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) has partnered with local artists with lived and living experience to...

Opioid crisis is major public health concern

By Sophie Ash The opioid crisis in Canada continues to be a major public health concern that has prompted numerous policy reforms. But, governing body...

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