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A COVID-19 palliative care pandemic plan: An essential tool

Palliative care physicians have created a coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) palliative care plan as an essential tool to provide care and help manage scare...

Transforming health care through innovation

By David Diamond As President and CEO of Eastern Health, I am thrilled that we have embarked on an exciting innovation journey to transform health...

COVID-19 in numbers as of April 2nd

  Areas in Canada with cases of COVID-19 as of April 2nd, 2020 Province, territory or other Number of confirmed cases Number of probable cases Number of deaths Canada 10,132 18 127 Newfoundland and Labrador 175 0 1 Prince...

New online tool directs patients and visitors to support services in the community

By Selma Al-Samarrai Often, discharged patients, community members or visitors come to Unity Health Toronto staff asking for help to find social care such as...

Leaving no one behind with COVID-19

By Katherine Lippel On the heels of the COVID-19 crisis, the federal government has now improved access to Employment Insurance, and some provinces, but not...

Action plan for responding to COVID-19 : OHA

The Ontario Hospital Association (OHA) welcomes the government's comprehensive response to the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly its investments in hospital services and the wider health...

Populism and pandemics

By Kumanan Wilson It wasn’t supposed to play out this way.  The world had entered into a grand bargain in 2005 with the approval of...

Free COVID-19 simulation training for health professionals

When CAE Healthcare announced the availability of its COVID-19 simulation training scenario for healthcare providers this month, the response was immediate, and eye-opening. “The novel...

How technology can help alleviate the COVID-19 crisis

By Dr. Chris Hobson The rapid emergence of COVID-19 and its far-reaching effects have been a startling wake-up call for patients and healthcare providers across...

Ethics in an outbreak

By Andria Bianchi At the time of writing this column, most Canadians will likely be familiar with Coronavirus disease 19 (COVID-19). As defined by the...

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