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North East CCAC honours heroes in the home

North East CCAC honours heroes in the home

The room was on its feet when Dr. James MacDonald rolled his wife Pat in her wheelchair to accept his Hero in the Home Award, yet he still said, “she… Read more »

James Bay coastal communities go electronic

James Bay coastal communities go electronic

Weeneebayko Area Health Authority abandons paper charts Introducing electronic records to physicians and health-care professionals in the James Bay coastal communities is helping to improve the quality of care in… Read more »

Coastal community students graduate from PSW course

Coastal community students graduate from PSW course

James Bay First Nation communities will be welcoming 22 personal support worker graduates from their communities this summer. The graduates are the first class to complete a 27-week culturally appropriate… Read more »

Timmins and District enhances DI capabilities

Timmins and District enhances DI capabilities

Purchasing the latest and greatest MRI and CT scanners may be the ideal way to stay current with steadily advancing diagnostic imaging technology, but in a climate of spending restraint… Read more »

Orthopedic surgeons fund research to reduce amputations

Orthopedic surgeons fund research to reduce amputations

$2.1 million donation aims to trim amputation rates in northwest A group of seven orthopedic surgeons at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre wants to change the fact that amputation… Read more »

Health unit urges vigilance for Lyme disease

Health unit urges vigilance for Lyme disease

Sudbury and District Health Unit reports two cases, including one last summer Lyme disease isn’t endemic in Northern Ontario, but health units across the region are advising physicians to test… Read more »

Northwest cool to community-based colonoscopies

Northwest cool to community-based colonoscopies

The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care’s plan to invite applications for non profit community- based clinics for cataract operations and colonoscopies has been delayed because of the provincial election,… Read more »

Rhodes scholar returns to Thunder Bay

Rhodes scholar returns to Thunder Bay

Obstetrician/gynecologist specializes in managing opioid addictions during pregnancy There are a lot of medical professionals in Northern Ontario with a distinguished curriculum vitae, but very few are as impressive as… Read more »

Small hospitals embrace new quality improvement tool

Small hospitals embrace new quality improvement tool

Measuring emergency department wait times, C. difficile outbreaks and ventilator acquired pneumonia occurrences makes no sense for small hospitals In a presentation at the Ontario Hospital Association’s Rural and Northern… Read more »

Sudbury unveils NEO Kids

Sudbury unveils NEO Kids

New pediatric centre locates at HSN’s Ramsey Lake Health Centre Pediatric outpatient service in Sudbury is undergoing a major facelift. The former Pediatric Centre of Excellence, housed in cramped quarters… Read more »

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