Sudbury’s Poet Laureate Kim Fahner brings poetry to HSN NE LHIN helping seniors ‘stay on their feet’ Diabetes pilot shows promise for remote communities School repurposed for centre of ground-breaking medical research in Sudbury Timmins physicians mark 30 years of practice
Rural hubs are redefining health care

Rural hubs are redefining health care

  It would be a real shame if the Ministry doesn’t move forward and establish other rural health hubs because there are many other communities in Northern Ontario that could… Read more »

ConnectingOntario: Hospitals begin contributing data

ConnectingOntario: Hospitals begin contributing data

BY NORM TOLLINSKY One of the most important advances in eHealth is about to revolutionize health-care delivery in Ontario. Within the next few months, every hospital in northeastern and northwestern… Read more »

NE LHIN helping seniors ‘stay on their feet’

NE LHIN helping seniors ‘stay on their feet’

  For older adults falls are often the result of health or lifestyle factors and should not be considered an everyday part of aging. In fact, one in three older… Read more »

Commentary: Dr. Roger Strasser

Commentary: Dr. Roger Strasser

  Many years ago, people used to say rural doctors were one of three things: missionaries, mercenaries or mad men. Missionaries were on a crusade to change the community to… Read more »

Unique nursing program serves Indigenous learners

Unique nursing program serves Indigenous learners

    BY GRAHAM STRONG A practical nursing program launched in Kenora in September 2017 will help address the nursing shortage in the region and provide more opportunities for Indigenous… Read more »

Diabetes pilot shows promise for remote communities

Diabetes pilot shows promise for remote communities

  BY NORM TOLLINSKY A diabetes pilot program that relies on community health workers to provide support in four remote First Nation communities in northwestern Ontario is being proposed as… Read more »

Dr. Tepper visits Sudbury

Dr. Tepper visits Sudbury

There wasn’t a plethora of charts, statistics or medical jargon at the Inspiration to Action forum hosted by the North East LHIN and Health Quality Ontario Nov. 16 in Sudbury…. Read more »

School repurposed for centre of ground-breaking medical research in Sudbury

School repurposed for centre of ground-breaking medical research in Sudbury

  BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN A former elementary school in Sudbury might not seem like an obvious choice for a medical research facility, but that’s exactly where Health Sciences North Research… Read more »

Collaboration: A Strategy for Patient Survival

Collaboration: A Strategy for Patient Survival

By: Laura L. Adams It’s no secret that the health care system isn’t performing up to its potential. There are opportunities for preventative care that we don’t seize upon, technology… Read more »

Hearst ideal environment for Dr. Gauvin

Hearst ideal environment for Dr. Gauvin

For most professions, “opportunity” and “ability to diversify” usually mean moving to large urban centres. But for medical doctors, the opposite can be true. In fact, one of the things… Read more »

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