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Clinical trial for diabetic foot surgery

Clinical trial for diabetic foot surgery

Timothy J. Best MD, MSc, FRCSC, assistant professor of surgery, Northern Ontario School of Medicine, clinical director of otolaryngology and plastic surgery, Sault Area Hospital, examines a patient’s foot for… Read more »

EMR adoption surpasses halfway mark

EMR adoption surpasses halfway mark

Just over half of Northern Ontario’s family physicians are using electronic medical record (EMR) technology, according to statistics compiled by OntarioMD, which manages the EMR Adoption Program on behalf of… Read more »

EMR streamlines health care in Elliot Lake

EMR streamlines health care in Elliot Lake

Dr James Chau of the Elliot Lake Family Health Team reviews patient files at home and even when on vacation. Electronic medical records (EMRs) are revolutionizing the practice of medicine… Read more »

First Nations aim for common EMR

First Nations aim for common EMR

Dr. Brenda Caloyannis examines Melissa Biedermann at Mnaamodzawin Health Services in Aundeck Omni Kaning. The First Nations health centre is participating in a pilot project aimed at bringing electronic medical… Read more »

Radiation treatment offered close to home

Radiation treatment offered close to home

Brenda Lynn, director of oncology and renal programs, with the state-of-the-art Varian Clinac iX linear accelerator. Most Algoma District cancer patients requiring radiation treatment can forget about packing a suitcase… Read more »

Sault Ste. Marie welcomes 21st century health care

Sault Ste. Marie welcomes 21st century health care

Ron Gagnon, president and CEO, Sault Area Hospital. The opening of the new Sault Area Hospital (SAH) elevates health care in Sault Ste. Marie and the rest of Algoma District… Read more »

eHealth takes giant step forward in northwest

eHealth takes giant step forward in northwest

Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre and 11 other hospitals in northwestern Ontario will be saving a lot of paper as a result of the introduction of a region-wide Physician… Read more »

Doorways moves assessments online

Doorways moves assessments online

Several health-care agencies and organizations providing mental health and addiction services in the Thunder Bay and Algoma districts are getting a taste of Ontario’s new Integrated Assessment Record (IAR) repository.Called… Read more »

New network to speed traffic

New network to speed traffic

A state-of-the-art, dedicated high performance computer network being built for the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care’s Smart Systems for Health Agency (SSHA) will provide Ontario’s health-care system with a… Read more »

VoIP phones complicate emergency response

VoIP phones complicate emergency response

Emergency 911 calls from conventional landlines are automatically routed to the appropriate call centre and provide communication officers with the caller’s address, but with the proliferation of telecommunication technologies, calls… Read more »

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