An operative approach to health IT implementation

Information technology (IT) advancements in health care have presented many opportunities and challenges as clinical leaders seek the best road to wise and impactful...

Surgeons given green light to treat prostate issues

New technology makes surgery less invasive, with easier recovery for patients  When it comes to surgery for a prostate issue, most men don’t go into...

Doctors destroy bone tumour using incisionless surgery

A patient at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) is the first child in North America to have undergone a specialized procedure that uses...

An open letter to the producer of Fifth Estate

The President of The Canadian Critical Care Society has sent a letter to the producer of The Fifth Estate in response their episode "Dead...

Canadian first: Robotic single-site gallbladder removal

A da Vinci single-site cholecystectomy, or gallbladder removal, was performed at London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) for the first time in Canada on September...

Improving the paediatric day surgery patient experience

In January of 2012, Registered Nurse Halona Scott of London Health Science Centre was challenged with finding a way to give teary-eyed children waiting...

Mackenzie Health Helps Pioneer New Thyroid Surgery Technique

In early 2013, Barry Goldlist 61, a dentist from Thornhill, Ontario, thought he was battling a typical winter cold or flu. After finding a...

Rouge Valley offers surgical follow-up over Skype

A new program offered for surgical programs at Rouge Valley Health System (RVHS) is allowing patients to get the follow-up care they need from...

Rouge Valley asks community to Be A Donor

Organ donation saves lives – just ask Brandon Gibson. The 20-year-old Pickering resident was three months old when he was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis (CF)....

A Major Milestone for Heart Transplants

If they weren’t such a modest lot—and if they hadn’t been quite so tired—you might have heard the sounds of celebration at the University...

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