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Rapid access to world class surgical care for patients requiring orthopaedic care

By Michelle Lee Hoy Stouffville Hospital (MSH) has enhanced its capabilities to provide orthopaedic care at both its Markham and Uxbridge sites, bringing the very...

An innovative student-led screening program

By Carole Goodine In a recent blog, Simon Sinek shared a formula for innovation: Innovation = lack of time + lack of resources + optimism....

We are people before we are patients. The case for more humanity in...

By Steven Wilson, CEO/Managing Director, Tegria Canada Canadian governments are currently making several decisions about how healthcare will evolve into the future. We are on the...

New action plan for cancer surgery will address inequities in access and improve survival

By Dr. Christian Finley Surgery is often the best treatment for cancer, but access to it varies across Canada – and correspondingly so do cancer...

Double-lung transplant after COVID-19

Case done at UHN is believed to be a first in Canada on a patient whose lungs were irreparably damaged by COVID-19. UHN has performed...

On the move: ICU patient transport an essential tool during COVID surge

By James McDonald If the sights and sounds of an Ornge air or land ambulance were familiar in the Greater Toronto Area before COVID-19, in...

Monitoring the effects of COVID-19 quarantine measures on young adults with mood and anxiety...

Concerned that patients from the First Episode Mood and Anxiety Program (FEMAP) at London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) would lose connection to important mental health...

Innovation enhances infant care in Niagara

By Steven Gallagher Niagara Health’s tiniest patients are receiving enhanced care thanks to new technology in our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). When NICU team members...

World-first: Transplant after MAID at home performed at UHN

More than 14,000 people have received medical assistance in dying (MAID) in Canada, since it was legalized in 2016. Although organ donation is an option for only a fraction of this...

Why healthy aging must be the upshot of the COVID-19 pandemic

By John Muscedere Last month, while the world was distracted by political turmoil and the pandemic’s roaring second wave, a very significant proclamation came and...

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