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Encouraging early palliative consultations for patients with stage IV lung and pancreatic cancers: A retrospective chart review of a quality improvement initiative

Encouraging early palliative consultations for patients with stage IV lung and pancreatic cancers: A retrospective chart review of a quality improvement initiative

Encouraging early palliative consultations for patients with stage IV lung and pancreatic cancers: A retrospective chart review of a quality improvement initiative Dr. Sharon Buehner, MDCM, CCFP (EM) & Megan… Read more »

Examination of Current Algoma District Cancer Program Practices and Local Referral Processes for Patients with Prostate Cancer

Examination of Current Algoma District Cancer Program Practices and Local Referral Processes for Patients with Prostate Cancer

Examination of Current Algoma District Cancer Program Practices and Local Referral Processes for Patients with Prostate Cancer   Daniella Febbraro*; Dr. Michela Febbraro, MD1; Dr. Mohammad Rassouli-Rashti, MD, PhD, FRCPC2,3;… Read more »

HSN research team receives funding for smoking vaccine

HSN research team receives funding for smoking vaccine

Vaccine stimulates the body to produce antibodies that bind to nicotine molecules and prevent or slow them from entering the brain A research team at the Health Sciences North Research… Read more »

Kapuskasing moves to improve access to primary care

Kapuskasing moves to improve access to primary care

Demonstration hospitalist program to gauge impact on productivity Representatives of health-care organizations in Kapuskasing have come together to address the chronic problem of access to primary care in the community…. Read more »

The system is broken – here’s how to fix it

The system is broken – here’s how to fix it

Dr. Peter Zalan, president of the medical staff at Health Sciences North in Sudbury, has a reputation for speaking and writing bluntly about the perilous state of the health-care system…. Read more »

Canadore College Village project combines living and learning

Canadore College Village project combines living and learning

Canadore College in North Bay is about to break ground on a Village Living Wellness and Learning Centre, a unique project that will bring together a 144-unit retirement residence and… Read more »

Physician assistant program leads way to family practice

Physician assistant program leads way to family practice

The two-year PA program was a way for Dr. Ming Li, a newcomer from China, to qualify as a physician in Timmins In 2006, when Dr. Ming Li applied for… Read more »

OntarioMD shifts focus to EMR maturity

OntarioMD shifts focus to EMR maturity

Practice Enhancement and Peer Leadership programs help physicians take full advantage of the technology Now that 82 per cent of primary care providers in Ontario are using electronic medical records… Read more »

Ontario MD peer leader offers EMR advice

Ontario MD peer leader offers EMR advice

Dr. Yves Raymond began using EMRs in 1999 Dr. Yves Raymond, a family physician practising with the Timmins Family Health Team, has been using electronic medical record software since 1999…. Read more »

Veteran Marathon docs celebrate 20 years of service

Veteran Marathon docs celebrate 20 years of service

BY BRETT REDDEN In 1996, the cover of the Canadian Medical Journal featured a picture of seven physicians smiling in front of the signpost to the community of Marathon with… Read more »

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