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McGill (Jan 18) McGill a hub for next generations of nurse practitioners

Created on Friday, 19 January 2018. Posted in Features/Scopes of Practice

... includes elements that were once exclusive to medical practice, and practiced by physicians only. The Canadian Nurses Association defines nurse practitioners as registered nurses with additional educational ...

McGill (Jan 18) McGill a hub for next generations of nurse practitioners

Created on Friday, 19 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... includes elements that were once exclusive to medical practice, and practiced by physicians only. The Canadian Nurses Association defines nurse practitioners as registered nurses with additional educational ...

The Globe And Mail (Jan 14) Rural medicine: How a gamble to bring in doctors is paying off

Created on Tuesday, 16 January 2018. Posted in Features/Rural/Remote/Aboriginal

... it has. Many northern communities have gone from crisis mode to planning mode thanks to our graduates. But we're still a long way from having the medical care we need in Northern Ontario." One of the success ...

The Globe And Mail (Jan 14) Rural medicine: How a gamble to bring in doctors is paying off

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

... it has. Many northern communities have gone from crisis mode to planning mode thanks to our graduates. But we're still a long way from having the medical care we need in Northern Ontario." One of the success ...

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

... agency that monitors the health system and recommends whether or not health-care services and medical devices should be publicly funded. But it isn’t. For those with depression and anxiety there are ...

standard-freeholder (Jan 8) Akwesasne clinic working to address doctors' shortage

Created on Thursday, 11 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... in finding a sustainable system with only one full-time family doctor, the community is still looking to find permanent replacements for doctors lost last year. To that end, the medical clinic established ...

Nipawin News (Jan 10) Finding Work-Life Balance in Northeast Saskatchewan with Triston Gallais

Created on Thursday, 11 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... one stop shop for physicians and their families wanting to live and work in Saskatchewan Canada. Also known as the Physician Recruitment Agency of Saskatchewan, we work in partnership with students, medical ...

The Star (18 Dec): It's time to fix medicare's innovation problem

Created on Monday, 18 December 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... Tommy Douglas and his CCF government introduced universal medical insurance. Fifty years later, at a health policy conference in Saskatchewan, Reinhardt challenged Canadians to be more innovative. ...

Battling zombies with brains: SPPH celebrates career of Professor Emeritus Morris Barer

Created on Tuesday, 12 December 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... care utilization focusing on the impact of an aging population, and access to care. The “infamous” Barer-Stoddart report – “it still comes up” – on medical personnel in 1992 was an example of people cherry ...

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 ...

Montreal Gazette (Dec 3): Psychotherapy: Quebec to invest $35 million in mental health

Created on Tuesday, 05 December 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... in terms of improving public health, and it is also cost-effective with medical service savings in the range of 20 to 30 per cent. According to a 2013 study by the Institut de la statistique du Québec, ...

CBC news (Nov 29): Health clinic brings hope to homeless in west Edmonton

Created on Wednesday, 29 November 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

A drop-in centre that helps the homeless on the streets of west Edmonton is running a medical clinic that will provide  specialized care through the winter. The Jasper Place Wellness Centre, 15626 ...

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

... with their doctor.  An editorial published earlier today in the Canadian Medical Association Journal says the health care system needs to do better.   The editorial says ...

Sudbury (October 12): Northern trained doctors staying put

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

... must enter a residency in a medical specialty. Residency can take two to eight years. This means that NOSM-educated health professionals who entered medical school in NOSM’s charter class in 2005 began ...

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

For all the talk about patient wait times in the health-care system, at least one group of medical professionals can also be prone to long delays. When an ambulance arrives at one of the major hospitals ...

Standford University: Women Leaders in Global Health (October 12 2017)

Created on Friday, 06 October 2017. Posted in Other Events/Past Events

... positions and fewer than 1 in 4 global health leadership positions at the top 50 U.S. medical schools. Young women are entering the field in increasing numbers, but at each step of the ladder the percentage ...

CBC PEI (October 04): 'Extremely shorthanded:' P.E.I. lacks psychiatrists for ER care

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

... and retention  Aylward said the province needs to look at how medical professionals are being recruited and retained as well. "But at the end of the day, if you have an individual presenting ...

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

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

... to institute measures to restrict or regulate the non-medical use of ultrasound machines in Ontario. Bill 160, introduced last week by Health and Long-term Care Minister Eric Hoskins, is a sprawling ...

Yukon Government (Sept 27): Government of Yukon takes steps towards regulated midwifery in Yukon

Created on Friday, 29 September 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... Association of Yukon, Yukon Hospital Corporation, Yukon Medical Association, Yukon Registered Nurses Association and a rural member of the public. It will be co-chaired by representatives from the Government ...

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

... shops and nail shops, and license medical device operators who use X-ray machines, CT scanners, and MRIs. The bill was introduced Wednesday afternoon by Health Minister Eric Hoskins, who said it will ...

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