Northeast hospitals collaborate to improve pharmacy services Salute to NOSM Grads Vascular surgical services offered again in T-Bay
The “no brainer”: dietetic internship in the North

The “no brainer”: dietetic internship in the North

Almost 10 years ago, I stood in the office of then assistant deputy minister (ADM) of the Ministry of Health, Dr. Josh Tepper, a physician I know quite well. In… Read more »

Northeast hospitals collaborate to improve pharmacy services

Northeast hospitals collaborate to improve pharmacy services

Face-to-face and virtual meetings share best practices and present opportunities While reviewing electronic medical record adoptability model (EMRAM) scores, Tamara Shewciw, the North East LHIN’s chief information officer, noticed an… Read more »

Memorial Fund puts spotlight on Hereditary Angioedema

Memorial Fund puts spotlight on Hereditary Angioedema

Questions about care provided by Sault Area Hospital amicably resolved Questions concerning the care of a 58-year-old man at Sault Area Hospital who died of a rare disease in 2011… Read more »

OMA up in arms over impact of cuts on docs

OMA up in arms over impact of cuts on docs

Clarification requested by Ontario Medical Association “Physician fees have actually been cut 2.65% (on top of the cut they took in 2012) across the board.  While the overall physician services… Read more »

Sault Ste. Marie awarded forensic pathology unit

Sault Ste. Marie awarded forensic pathology unit

Seventh location in Ontario designated to assist criminal justice system and build local capacity Sudden deaths will now be formally investigated in Sault Ste. Marie following the Ontario Forensic Pathology… Read more »

Funding freeze: a challenge and an opportunity

Funding freeze: a challenge and an opportunity

Hub hospitals cope with new reality A new funding formula and zero increases are forcing most hub hospitals across Northern Ontario to close beds, trim staff and find other efficiencies… Read more »

Salute to NOSM Grads

Salute to NOSM Grads

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) opened its doors to the first medical students in September 2005. Over the past ten years, NOSM has grown significantly and is now… Read more »

Ministry acts on health hubs

Ministry acts on health hubs

Minister of Health and Long-Term Care Eric Hoskins has instructed Ministry staff to work with the Ontario Hospital Association (OHA) to identify pilot sites for rural health hubs “with the… Read more »

Compass North combines service, education, outreach

Compass North combines service, education, outreach

Student-led clinic in Thunder Bay provides community services and learning opportunities Six people gathered at Shelter House Thunder Bay for a one-hour workshop on anger management. As a group, they… Read more »

North Bay selected for “Rolls Royce” forensic unit

North Bay selected for “Rolls Royce” forensic unit

Ontario’s first and only high-intensity forensic mental health unit for women will begin accepting patients next year North Bay Regional Health Centre has been selected as the site of a… Read more »

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