Rare infection in northwest prompts vaccine development SAH seeks approval to perform angioplasties Wheels in motion for non-urgent patient transfer overhaul
A place to belong

A place to belong

Adult enrichment centre offers day program and respite care for developmentally delayed Having a place to belong is important to all of us, including those with developmental disabilities. Unfortunately, many… Read more »

Thunder Bay Regional develops fi ve-tiered DNR menu

Thunder Bay Regional develops fi ve-tiered DNR menu

Emphasis is on getting patients to consider and express their resuscitation wishes “What a difference a day makes. One day you are healthy and active, and the next day you… Read more »

Electroconvulsive therapy returns to Sault after 10-year hiatus

Electroconvulsive therapy returns to Sault after 10-year hiatus

ECT offered as effective treatment of mood disorders at Sault Area Hospital Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) is used to treat specific severe life-threatening and treatment-resistant disorders. Sault Ste. Marie patients requiring… Read more »

Room for everybody

Room for everybody

A fixture of Sudbury, Paris Natural Foods and the co-located Sudbury Homeopathic Clinic serve as a nexus for health food aficionados and devotees of natural healing Customers walking into Paris… Read more »

Technology pioneer rides point-of-care wave

Technology pioneer rides point-of-care wave

Sudbury-based biotech startup develops new process for separating plasma from whole blood Today, blood is drawn in hospitals or commercial labs. The samples are analyzed by highly trained technicians using… Read more »

MetricAid ED physician scheduler gains traction

MetricAid ED physician scheduler gains traction

North Bay hospital spinoff sells software to three Toronto area Eds An Emergency Department physician scheduler developed by North Bay-based MetricAid is taking over a thankless task often performed by… Read more »

Care Ontario signs protocol with Nishnawbe Aski Nation

Care Ontario signs protocol with Nishnawbe Aski Nation

Cancer Care Ontario (CCO) has signed a relationship protocol with the Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN), signifying their agreement to work together to improve cancer services. Relationship protocols are a key… Read more »

Insight into the abyss of mental illness

Insight into the abyss of mental illness

Allan Jones, the author of The Book of Al: The Story of a Psychiatric Survivor, has published a second book, On Rock Bottom and Know Where to Turn. The Sudbury… Read more »

Health Achieve conference features Thunder Bay venue

Health Achieve conference features Thunder Bay venue

The Ontario Hospital Association’s 90th annual Health Achieve conference will be held November 3, 4 and 5, and will feature a Thunder Bay venue for the second year in a… Read more »

Mental health and addictions conference set for October

Mental health and addictions conference set for October

The Northern Ontario School of Medicine and Health Sciences North are joining forces to host a mental health and addictions conference October 8 and 9. The Best Practices in Mental… Read more »

© 2014 Northern Ontario Business. All rights reserved.