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Hospital News’ Nursing Hero Contest Winner: Rebecca Gonser

First Place Winner: Rebecca Gonser, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre (C5 – Trauma Unit 1st Nomination Rebecca and I have worked together on C5, for the past...

New equipment aims to make surgery safer

By Ellie Stutsman Advancements in technology have greatly aided in making many procedures and surgeries safer for patients. This includes laparoscopic surgery, which has become...

World-first paediatric procedure eliminates pain, treats rare condition

SickKids surgeons change blood flow in a vein from one-way to two-way in minimally invasive and life-changing procedure for teen. By Vanessa Blanchard When Linda...

Workshop for nursing students tackles ‘reality shock’ in dementia care

By Rebecca Ihilchik   Ben Hartung is no stranger to dementia care. With a mother who’s a nurse and grandparents who lived with dementia, he was...

Research finds racial differences in end-of-life care

By Megan Mueller Schulich School of Business Professor Sylvia Hsu led a six-person team of researchers from Yale University as they followed the healthcare pathways...

Equality vs. equity in a publicly funded healthcare system

By Andria Bianchi Living in a publicly funded healthcare system may lead some providers and/or organizations to strive to achieve a system of complete equality...

Sunnybrook takes first human images taken on MR-Linac

By Alexis Dobranowski   Sunnybrook’s radiation and clinical trials teams took a huge leap forward in February when they took the first human images on the...

Health care innovation: Barriers and opportunities

Intellijoint Surgical is a great Canadian success story. It all started when co-founder, Armen Bakirtzian, came up with an idea for a product to...

Scaling up virtual care in Canada: Addressing the barriers to capitalize on the opportunities

By Dr. Gigi Osler In the world of medicine, we are living in an incredibly exciting time. Remarkable innovations in everything from minimally invasive surgery...

New computer-aided model may help predict sepsis

Can a computer-aided model predict life-threatening sepsis? A model developed in the UK that uses routinely collected data to identify early symptoms of sepsis,...

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