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CBC (Feb 20) Pregnant women in rural B.C. urged to leave town to deliver

Created on Wednesday, 21 February 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... to the most recent analysis, published in 2013, by the Canadian Institute for Health Information, 40 per cent of women living in rural Canada drive more than an hour to give birth; 17 per cent drive more ...

CBC (Feb 14) A clinic that opened in 1971 is the future of Nova Scotia health care

Created on Thursday, 15 February 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... the patient's extended family and the stresses in their life. "It gives us a much broader source of information to understand our actual patient population," said Houstoun. After thriving for decades, ...

Cision (Feb 12) Canadian Medical Students Urge The Government of Canada to Strengthen Response to...

Created on Tuesday, 13 February 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... Canadian Federation of Medical Students (CFMS) For further information: Christina Schweitzer, Vice-President Communications, Canadian Federation of Medical Students, Email: vpcommunications@cfms.org, ...

CTV (Feb 3) Drug diversion provides 'fix' for addicted health care professionals

Created on Tuesday, 06 February 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... Links     W5's Access to Information request with Health Canada Photos W5: Hospital nurses who steal narcotics W5's Avery Haines investigates hospital nurses who steal narcotics to ...

CBC (Jan 31) Alberta researchers study emergency department experience of First Nations members

Created on Friday, 02 February 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... are lower for Indigenous peoples compared to non-Indigenous peoples. Patrick McLane, of the University of Alberta and Alberta Health Services, and Bonnie Healy, with Alberta First Nations Information ...

University Affairs (Jan 22) Indigenous health researchers launch mentorship program

Created on Wednesday, 24 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... by far in the minority. So, within the span about 20 years with initiatives like ACADRE, we’ve already made this remarkable transformation. Imagine what we can do in the future.” To view the original ...

CBC (Jan 22) ER displays aim to ease delays for paramedics

Created on Tuesday, 23 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... service is installing large monitors at the city's four adult hospitals. Using data from the city's emergency dispatch system, the screens will display real-time information showing when ambulances are ...

CBC (Jan 17) Paramedic house calls 'a godsend' for nursing homes battling flu outbreaks

Created on Thursday, 18 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... they pass the information along to Ottawa Public Health (OPH), which tracks the data and publishes updates twice weekly. At the first signs of an outbreak, OPH alerts Ottawa paramedics, and the house ...

thestar (Jan 15) Province should fund psychotherapy by non-doctors, says provincial agency on...

Created on Tuesday, 16 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

...     Police say this Thornhill man sold access to 3 billion pieces of stolen digital information. He was in court Monday on rare criminal charges     London Mayor Sadiq Khan ...

lfpress (Jan 12) Western University heading up Indigenous health network

Created on Monday, 15 January 2018. Posted in Features/Rural/Remote/Aboriginal

... the university looks like. We want to invest our money in students who have a vision about applying community health research.” It will also create greater resources of information in communities so ...

lfpress (Jan 12) Western University heading up Indigenous health network

Created on Monday, 15 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... the university looks like. We want to invest our money in students who have a vision about applying community health research.” It will also create greater resources of information in communities so ...

Webinar on Jan 24: Using Data Visualization for Health Workforce Planning

Created on Monday, 15 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... DrPH, MPA Senior Program Manager Center for Health Workforce Studies Rong Zhao, PhD, MBA Director, Software Systems Division Center of Excellence in Wireless and Information Technology When: January ...

Metro Vancouver (Jan 08) Critical worker shortages in seniors care drive recruitment campaign

Created on Tuesday, 09 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... in the seniors’ care sector. Anyone interested in a career in seniors can also register online to receive bulletins and the latest information regarding new training opportunities and tuition subsidies. ...

Lake Country Calendar (Dec 06): Seniors benefit from paramedicine initiative

Created on Wednesday, 06 December 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... a decline in medically unnecessary 911 calls and emergency room visits, says Nancy Kotani, chief transformation officer for B.C. Emergency Health Services. While she thinks that trend is becoming more ...

CBC Radio (Oct 16): Let's talk: Why Canadians need health care in their own language

Created on Wednesday, 18 October 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... relaying sensitive health information about their parents. In the past, on rare occasions, I have been forced to use an adolescent child of my patient to inform them that they have cancer, compelling them ...

Sudbury (October 12): Northern trained doctors staying put

Created on Thursday, 12 October 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... This data, among other information about NOSM’s impact on the region, was published in the School’s recent Report to Northern Ontario 2017.   “We started tracking this data as of 2011 because ...

CBC News (October 10): Strain of balancing ER demand with capacity leads to ambulance offload delays

Created on Tuesday, 10 October 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... while nine per cent of offloads at the Halifax Infirmary stretch to that mark or longer. 'Pressure on the EHS system' The information was included in briefing notes prepared for Health Minister ...

TVO (October 04): Ontario’s ‘entertainment ultrasound’ clinics will remain unregulated for now

Created on Wednesday, 04 October 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... Problems can arise, though, if sonographers fail to properly capture an image, leaving the doctor, midwife, or nurse practitioner who ordered the sonogram with incomplete information. The safety of the ...

Breakfast Television (28 Sep): Ontario to require disclosure of pharma payments to health profession

Created on Thursday, 28 September 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... manufacturers make to health care professionals. “It gives them tools and information that they can then use to make more informed decisions about their own health care, so I believe it’s something Ontarians ...

London Free Press (Aug 24): Health care Shortage of psychiatrists in London hits wait times for kids

Created on Thursday, 24 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

...  The average gross annual pay for a psychiatrist in Canada was $255,745 in 2014-15, according to the Canadian Institute for Health Information’s national physician database. Psychiatrist earnings are ...

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