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Demographics and disruption will shape the future of work in the healthcare sector

By Niranjan Vivekanandan Our country’s ability to thrive and prosper requires our hospitals to do the same. Their importance to our economic and social well-being...

An innovative approach to understanding emotional intelligence

By Samantha Pender Two integral pillars of West Park’s mission are to deliver exemplary care to every patient, and to ensure that West Park is...

Putting staff wellness in focus

By Darryl Mathers Providing exemplary care to people living with mental illness is a responsibility everyone at Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences (Ontario...

Caring for each other: The Peer Support Program

Interprofessional staff working in the emergency department (ED) are exposed to repetitive traumatic adverse events throughout their careers, resulting in decreased physical and mental...

A closer look at nonvisible disabilities

According to the 2017 Canadian Survey on Disability, 1 in 5 Canadians between 25-64 years of age have at least one disability. That means...

Creating a safe space: Psychological safety of healthcare workers

By Markirit Armutlu The Canadian Patient Safety Institute has created a comprehensive guide and toolkit that provides Canadian healthcare organizations with the resources they...

Tech to support aging in place: Help on the horizon?

By Barbara Greenwood Dufour More than 90 per cent of Canadians aged 65 and older are currently living in private residences. And most, if not...

Machine keeps human livers alive for one week outside of the body

Researchers from the University Hospital Zurich, ETH Zurich, Wyss Zurich and the University of Zurich have developed a machine that repairs injured human livers...

Lower levels of lymphocyte blood cells may indicate increased risk of death

Lower levels of lymphocyte blood cells — could be an early warning for future illness, as low counts were associated with a 60 % increase in death.

Telehealth for a new reality

By Dr. Sandy Buchman A few weeks ago, the Centre hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CHUM) held interesting discussions on health innovation. The objective: to...

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