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Advice for cold and flu season

By Guylène Thériault and Wendy Levinson Cold and flu season for many Canadians means getting ready to have their lives and routines thrown off...

Breast cancer screening: new emphasis on shared decision-making between women and their doctors

An updated guideline on screening for breast cancer emphasizes shared decision-making between women and their doctors, supporting women to make an informed decision based...

Understanding the role and importance of radiologists in Canada

By Dr. Emil Lee Radiologists are physicians who work with medical imaging to diagnose illnesses. These imaging procedures include MRI, CT, ultrasound and X-ray. Radiologists...

Gene therapy is here: Now what?

By Sarah Garland Genes are the building blocks of life on earth, and genetic material provide the set of instructions that makes us who we...

Can artificial intelligence lead to better health?

By Barbara Greenwood Dafour Many of us already use artificial intelligence — or AI — in our daily lives. Voice-activated personal assistants answer our random...

Making good business sense in acute care

By Lesley Young According to RN Kathryn Hayward-Murray, senior vice president, patient care services, and chief nursing executive for Trillium Health Partners (THP), becoming a...

Pneumonia a leading cause of emergency department visits in Canada last year

For the first time in at least five years, pneumonia was one of the top 10 reported reasons that Canadians went to the emergency...

A new model for primary care

As Interim Radiologist-in-Chief for the Joint Department of Medical Imaging (JDMI), Dr. Heidi Schmidt is accustomed to the informal consultations that take place daily...

Championing virtual care to empower patients and build system capacity

By Dr. Brendan Carr As healthcare leaders, we’re challenged every year to find tangible, sustainable approaches to healthcare that are patient-focused, cost effective and in...

Pilot study to test innovative lung screening x-ray

By Kara Weiler Grand River Hospital (GRH) is partnering with KA Imaging to conduct a pilot study on the use of a high-resolution multi-energy digital...

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