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Ontario’s health care system under increased strain

Many parts of Ontario's health care system are under increased strain, according to Measuring Up 2018, Health Quality Ontario's 12th yearly report on the performance...

What to wear? The ethical benefits and challenges of wearable devices

By Andria Bianchi The prevalence of using wearable devices to monitor aspects related to one’s health has increased in recent years. Some devices have functions...

New breast cancer surgery approach improves survivorship and leaves women looking and feeling whole

By Dahlia Reich A London surgeon is leading a shift across Canada to new breast surgery techniques that are dramatically changing the outcome and quality...

Runnymede launches new HTSD Rehab program

In February 2019 Runnymede Healthcare Centre will launch a High Tolerance Short Duration Rehabilitation (HTSD Rehab) program for adults who can benefit from intensive,...

A movement to inspire a new day in healthcare

Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) today announced the launch of ACCESS 2022, a movement to promote a future where all Canadians have access to their health...

First same-day discharge knee replacement surgery at MGH successful

When Mohamed Yusuf walked into Michael Garron Hospital (MGH) to receive his total knee replacement surgery, he never imagined he would walk out of...

Drug checking expands in Vancouver

By Carrie Stefanson People who use drugs now have additional tools to check them for toxicity. Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) has partnered with PHS Community...

Major traumatic injury increases risk of mental health diagnoses, suicide

People who experience major injuries requiring hospital admission, such as car crashes and falls, are at substantially increased risk of being admitted to hospital...

Improving medication management through communication and collaboration

By Nareh Tahmasian When it comes to medication error, transitioning from one healthcare setting to another is a particularly high-risk period for many patients. Whether...

Canada among highest health-care spenders yet ranks near bottom on number of doctors, hospital...

Despite spending more on health care than the majority of developed countries with universal coverage, Canada has a relatively short supply of doctors and...

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