CCAC therapists spearhead electronic charting New clinic eases North Bay orphaned patient list Ministry proposes transfer of home care to LHINs
Project targets elderly with restorative potential

Project targets elderly with restorative potential

Collaborative initiative piloted in Sault Ste. Marie and Sudbury A new regional program aimed at identifying and rehabilitating frail seniors has been launched at two pilot sites in Sault Ste…. Read more »

New co-gen plants pave way for savings

New co-gen plants pave way for savings

Thunder Bay and North Bay hospitals produce their own electricity for one-third the cost of grid power Hospitals in Thunder Bay and North Bay flipped the switch on natural gas-fired… Read more »

Kap health centre serves Francophone population

Kap health centre serves Francophone population

French-speaking communities in northeastern Ontario are still having a hard time recruiting full-time, resident family doctors. The Centre de Santé Communautaire (CSC) de Kapuskasing et Région, for example, began seeing… Read more »

Thunder Bay patient invents sling for showering

Thunder Bay patient invents sling for showering

You’ve just had an operation on your shoulder or arm, the stitches have come out and you’re cleared for showering. You’ve been given an immobilizer sling to keep your arm… Read more »

Auditor General’s report on CCAC urges restructuring to save money

Auditor General’s report on CCAC urges restructuring to save money

The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care’s Patients First discussion paper doesn’t relate its proposed restructuring of home care to a desire to desire to save money, but savings are… Read more »

Funding freeze, rising power costs rile Timmins board chair

Funding freeze, rising power costs rile Timmins board chair

Escalating uncontrollable costs total $1.8 million for 2016 Timmins and District Hospital board chair Léon Laforet went public with a warning in December that “unless the provincial government starts increasing… Read more »

North West LHIN CEO comments on Patients First proposal

North West LHIN CEO comments on Patients First proposal

Following is a Q&A with North West LHIN CEO Laura Kokocinski about the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care’s Patients First proposal which would give the LHINs more responsibility for… Read more »

Health Link program reduces barriers to care for high users

Health Link program reduces barriers to care for high users

Improved patient care for people with complex, chronic conditions leads to fewer hospital admissions and ER visits in Thunder Bay “I feel safer with her in my life.” Jaun-Paul Shaffer… Read more »

Sault Ste. Marie rallies to help lung transplant patient

Sault Ste. Marie rallies to help lung transplant patient

Lungs for Lindsay campaign assists with cost of relocation to GTA While most other university students were hoping for a new cellphone or gaming console this Christmas, Lindsay Wonnacott was… Read more »

Sudbury orthopod joins Operation Walk team in Guatemala

Sudbury orthopod joins Operation Walk team in Guatemala

Charity provides free joint replacement surgeries for Guatemalans without money or health coverage In rich countries like Canada with socialized medicine, hip and knee replacements are readily available and covered… Read more »

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