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Ornge: Reducing risk through partnerships

As a transport medicine organization, #Ornge, like most first response officials and crews, knows firsthand that the consequences of a traumatic injury can be...

Midwives train paramedics in emergency skills

Paramedics from the Greater Toronto Area have been overwhelmingly responsive to the training they have received from midwives in dealing with out-of-hospital birth emergencies....

A team for every patient with diabetes An interdisciplinary approach to a complex, chronic...

Diabetes Mellitus is a chronic illness that requires a lifelong commitment to complex lifestyle modifications involving nutrition management, physical activity, regular self-blood glucose monitoring,...

Canadian Diabetes Association translates research into practical tools

Dedicated to leading the fight against diabetes, the Canadian Diabetes Association—supported by a community-based network of volunteers, members, employees, healthcare professionals, researchers and partners—provides...

Life-saving cardiac program celebrates one-year anniversary

Saturday, Dec. 18, 2010 is a day that 59-year-old Bowmanville resident Gary McCormack won’t soon forget. While watching television that evening with his wife...

Cardiac surgery world first Pacemaker complication repaired using minimally invasive surgery

London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) is proud to announce a world first. LHSC’s cardiac surgery team successfully performed an emergency surgery to repair a...

A technology pioneered at the Montreal Heart Institute chills heart back into rhythm

On March 30, 2011, the electrophysiology team at the Montreal Heart Institute (MHI) used cryoablation (ablation using cold) to treat a patient suffering from...

Study finds most people who have a stroke wait too long for...

The first major national Canadian study on the quality of #stroke care in Canada finds there is significant work to be done to improve...

Ontario cardiac team celebrates north american first

Newmarket, Ontario-based Southlake Regional Health Centre is the first centre in North America to use a revolutionary technology that makes it easier to connect...

A salute to Sam Quadri: Celebrating forty years of surgical excellence

He’s been helping people for as long as I can remember. And longer. He saved the life of my childhood friend when she couldn’t breathe as...

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