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Doubling access to medical imaging services in western York Region

By Christina Cindric When we think about going to a hospital for care, we likely think about visiting the Emergency Department after a fall,...

Scientists studying carbon monoxide as a possible treatment for sepsis

By Celine Zadorsky Sepsis is a life-threatening condition that occurs when the body’s response to an infection triggers excessive inflammation. The inflammatory response can cause...

Renewing Stroke Distinction™ status

By Shirley Price West Park Healthcare Centre is a provincial leader in the care and rehabilitation of patients who have suffered from a stroke and...

First ever robotic intramuscular injection

By Ryon Jones A company founded at the University of Waterloo’s flagship incubator has performed the first autonomous robotic intramuscular injection, paving the way...

Accreditation helps keep quality in the forefront during COVID-19 pandemic

By Leslee Thompson Health care organizations across Ontario have noted that despite significant challenges brought on by the recent COVID-19 pandemic, upholding standards and continuing...

Male physicians refer patients to male surgeons at disproportionate rates, study shows

By Jennifer Stranges A study that analyzed nearly 40 million referrals to surgeons in Ontario found male physicians disproportionately refer patients to male surgeons...

Why addressing the health workforce crisis can’t wait

By Dr. Katharine Smart As we collectively start to plan for a post-pandemic future, the Canadian Medical Association (CMA)  and other health care partners continue...

Lessons learned from the pandemic: Hospital CEOs weigh in

(** This article is the fourth in a series on health leadership during the pandemic and is informed by more than a year and...

COVID-19 has impacted our health systems – but how much?

By Julie Bortolotti Data drives better decisions. Throughout the pandemic, the availability of credible and timely data has been at the core of many conversations and...

Updating Diagnostic Imaging Referral Guidelines

The Canadian Association of Radiologists (CAR) working in collaboration with national medical bodies and specialty societies is undertaking an update of the 13 Diagnostic...

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