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Pushing for a pan-Canadian strategy on palliative care

Pushing for a pan-Canadian strategy on palliative care

They say Canadians aren’t very good at talking about death. And yet, as I travel the country talking about palliative care I find that Canadians have a lot to say…. Read more »

Northern Ontario Benefits from Global Collaboration

Northern Ontario Benefits from Global Collaboration

In addition to being a highly respected physician, educator, and researcher, Professor Paul Worley, Dean of Flinders University School of Medicine in Australia (and a dear friend and colleague of… Read more »

Temiskaming Health Links boosts care for highest users

Temiskaming Health Links boosts care for highest users

Jury still out on system sustainability in face of geriatric tsunami The Temiskaming Health Links program “is a great advancement” according to physician lead Dr. André Hurtubise, but whether it… Read more »

LHIN launches review of community hospitals

LHIN launches review of community hospitals

82-page publication tracing history of community hospitals sets groundwork for community engagement process The North East LHIN is gearing up for a review of community hospitals in northeastern that will… Read more »

Home care – faster than a speeding bullet

Home care – faster than a speeding bullet

CCAC care co-ordinators co-located with City of Lakes Family Health Team The City of Lakes Family Health Team and the North East Community Care Access Centre (CCAC) didn’t have to… Read more »

Palliative care pilot targets COPD and CHF patients

Palliative care pilot targets COPD and CHF patients

North West CCAC program ensures more time for end of life planning The North West Community Care Access Centre (CCAC) has launched a pilot program to enhance palliative care for… Read more »

North Bay Regional prepares for next ice storm

North Bay Regional prepares for next ice storm

$6 million co-gen plant will save money and provide up to 100 per cent standby power North Bay Regional Health Centre has entered into an agreement with North Bay Hydro… Read more »

Thunder Bay wins designation as bariatric centre of excellence

Thunder Bay wins designation as bariatric centre of excellence

Procedure results in a high rate of cure or improvement for co-morbidities Candidates for bariatric surgery in northwestern Ontario no longer have to make the trek down to Toronto or… Read more »

Exercise in Marathon breaks down health-care silos

Exercise in Marathon breaks down health-care silos

Ontario Medical Association president Dr. Ved Tandan is on a mission to build bridges among different sectors of the health-care system Representatives of multiple health care organizations on the north… Read more »

NOAMA provides $5 million in funding for clinical research

NOAMA provides $5 million in funding for clinical research

Funding fosters a culture of research and innovation In the last five years, the Northern Ontario Academic Medicine Association (NOAMA) has facilitated funding for 84 physician-driven research and innovation projects… Read more »

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