Caring for seniors with dementia and their caregivers: A guide for physicians

Community-based health care providers, such as physicians, nurse practitioners and others, should be aware of services and resources to help people living at home...

A Canadian first: Measuring access to mental health and addictions services and to home...

The Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) welcomes the federal, provincial and territorial (FPT) health ministers'* endorsement of a focused set of indicators to...

Ontario has the worst RN-to-population ratio in Canada: Province must hire more RNs to...

A portrait of the country's nursing landscape shows Ontario doesn’t have enough RNs; something patients and families are all too familiar with given the...

Two-thirds of patients in Ontario do not receive urgent hip surgery in recommended 24...

About two-thirds of patients admitted to hospital in Ontario for hip fracture did not receive surgery during the recommended time window of 24 hours,...

Precision health: Transforming healthcare

  By Marc LePage Since the first human genome was sequenced in the early 2000s, genomics – the science that aims to decipher and understand the...

Diagnostic tool to deliver personalized frailty prevention to seniors

By Elaine O’Connor The future of seniors’ health care is being trialed in British Columbia, where Fraser Health Authority researchers are testing predictive technology to...

HIV resistance testing helps improve local and global health outcomes

By Caroline Dobuzinskis When a person is able to consistently stay on a course of HIV treatment that works effectively, their quality of life improves...

Landmark study links tumour evolution to prostate cancer severity

By Hal Costie Largest-ever study of its kind uses a tumour’s past to accurately predict its future Findings from Canadian Prostate Cancer Genome Network (CPC-GENE) researchers...

One million Canadians waited for medical treatment in 2017

One million Canadians waited for medical treatment in 2017, costing $1.9 billion in lost wages Long waits for surgery and medical treatment cost Canadians $1.9...

First of its kind study links life satisfaction with future health care use

Life dissatisfaction or unhappiness was significantly associated with being a high cost health care user in the future, according to a new study from...

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