Rare infection in northwest prompts vaccine development SAH seeks approval to perform angioplasties Wheels in motion for non-urgent patient transfer overhaul Virtual ICU program rolls out across the northeast
Health Sciences North opens Children’s allergy clinic

Health Sciences North opens Children’s allergy clinic

Children in Sudbury and northeastern Ontario needing allergy testing no longer have to travel to southern Ontario. Part of the North Eastern Ontario Health Centre for Kids (NEO Kids), the… Read more »

Balanced budget, wait time improvements highlight HSN annual meeting

Balanced budget, wait time improvements highlight HSN annual meeting

For the fiscal year 2013/14, HSN recorded a budget surplus of $432,000, the second straight year it has balanced its books. HSN also announced wait times for patients in the… Read more »

Health Sciences North opens Snoezellen pool

Health Sciences North opens Snoezellen pool

It took over a year of fundraising, and 15 million pennies, but a new Snoezelen therapeutic pool at Health Sciences North (HSN) is now ready for use. A Snoezelen pool… Read more »

Health care in Canada costs typical Canadian family more than $11,000

Health care in Canada costs typical Canadian family more than $11,000

A typical Canadian family with two parents and two children will pay up to $11,786 for public health care in 2014, according to a new study released by the Fraser… Read more »

Act protects voluntary blood donor model and enhances drug safety

Act protects voluntary blood donor model and enhances drug safety

Ontario is introducing legislation to protect the current model of voluntary donations for blood and plasma. The Safeguarding Health Care Integrity Act, 2014, combines two bills that were previously introduced… Read more »

PET scanner fund reaches $500,000

PET scanner fund reaches $500,000

The Sam Bruno PET Scanner Fund is a bit closer to reaching its goal of purchasing a positron emission tomography (PET) scanner for Health Sciences North thanks to a $10,000… Read more »

Cancer program performance highlighted in Quality Index Scorecard

Cancer program performance highlighted in Quality Index Scorecard

Cancer Care Ontario’s recently released 2013 Cancer System Quality Index (CSQI) highlights the achievements and opportunities for improvement at Regional Cancer Care Northwest and the Northeast Cancer Centre. The CSQI… Read more »

NOSM announces two new senior appointments

NOSM announces two new senior appointments

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) has announced the appointment of Dr. David Musson as associate dean of undergraduate medical education and Dr. Penny Moody-Corbett as associate dean of… Read more »

Roche Canada grant funds personalized medicine research

Roche Canada grant funds personalized medicine research

Roche Canada, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of pharmaceuticals and medical diagnostic equipment, is providing a grant of $100,000 to Health Sciences North (HSN) and its affiliate, the Advanced… Read more »

Rare infection in northwest prompts vaccine development

Rare infection in northwest prompts vaccine development

Rise in Hia rates may be result of serotype replacement Dr. Marina Ulanova, a researcher and associate professor at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) in Thunder Bay, and… Read more »

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