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Dr. Andreas Laupacis: How to deliver better health care? Ask the patient

Dr. Andreas Laupacis: How to deliver better health care? Ask the patient

Dr. Andreas Laupacis, a palliative care physician at Toronto’s St. Michael’s Hospital, guest of HSN Speaker Series. As reported in sudbury.com Health Sciences North hosted its second instalment of its… Read more »

Timiskaming Shores nurse, SSM volunteer receive Human Touch Awards

Timiskaming Shores nurse, SSM volunteer receive Human Touch Awards

Tony Conti a registered nurse in Timiskaming Shores and Paula Pigeon of Sault Ste. Marie, have been honoured by Cancer Care Ontario for providing exceptional service to their patients. Conti… Read more »

Vascular surgical services offered again in T-Bay

Vascular surgical services offered again in T-Bay

An arteriovenous (AV) fistula is the gold standard for dialysis patients because it allows good blood flow, is less prone to infection, and is less likely than a central line… Read more »

Home hemo offers health benefits, but challenging for rural residents

Home hemo offers health benefits, but challenging for rural residents

Patients with chronic kidney disease who opt for self-care have two options – peritoneal dialysis or home hemodialysis. The former uses the patient’s peritoneum as a membrane across which fluids… Read more »

LHIN zeros in on chronic disease

LHIN zeros in on chronic disease

Local health integration networks (LHINs) across Ontario have begun hiring lead primary care physicians to help family doctors with chronic disease management.“That’s where the focus will be for the next… Read more »

New home for Timmins nephrology program

New home for Timmins nephrology program

Left to right in Timmins and District Hospital’s new nephrology department are Willy Brennan, hemodialysis charge nurse, Fran David, nephrology nurse, and Michelle Hicks, kidney care PD nurse. Regional nephrology… Read more »

Nephrologists applaud dialysis options

Nephrologists applaud dialysis options

Sudbury Nephrology Associates Dr. Richard Goluch, left, Dr. Ian MacDonald, in back, and Dr. William Fay, seated, provide in-person consultations throughout northeastern Ontario. After more than two decades of fixation… Read more »

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