Where you live impacts heart health

Where you live in Ontario can have a major impact on your heart health. The CANHEART research group wants to change that, and we...

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...

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...

Stroke more deadly for women and poses a greater burden

Stroke disrupts women's lives, changes their roles and threatens their independence Women are disproportionately affected by stroke throughout their lives: More women die of stroke...

Heart Centre uses Lean approach to reduce surgical wait times

By Melissa Stark Until recently, like many other hospitals across Canada, the New Brunswick Heart Centre (NBHC) faced ongoing challenges with surgical wait times. Despite...

First-in-Canada implant of novel sensor device for heart failure patients

By Lianne Castelino and Erica Ngao In a Canadian first, an interventional cardiology team at the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre (PMCC), in collaboration with the...

Cardiac “PreHab” aims to better prepare patients for surgery

New program designed to improve outcomes and increase participation in rehabilitation By Sharon Reynolds Cardiac rehabilitation, a comprehensive program to get patients healthy again after heart...

Remote monitoring improves patient experience after discharge

By James Wysotski Patients at the Heart Failure Clinic know help is just a phone call away. If they notice sudden leg swelling or shortness of...

Simple, innovative idea puts cardiac surgery patients first

By Kaylyn Ward Physiotherapy is an essential part of post-operative care for all cardiac surgery patients. From helping prevent respiratory complications to increasing patient mobility...

Health Sciences North opens new cardiac centre

Health Sciences North (HSN) and a team of cardiologists in Greater Sudbury have joined forces to launch a new one-stop centre for cardiac care. The...

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