List/Grid Tag Archives: North Bay

North East LHIN Helping Seniors in North Bay and Mattawa

North East LHIN Helping Seniors in North Bay and Mattawa

The North East LHIN announced investments in two new programs that will help more seniors living in North Bay and area get the care they need to live independently in… Read more »

LHIN launches review of community hospitals

LHIN launches review of community hospitals

82-page publication tracing history of community hospitals sets groundwork for community engagement process The North East LHIN is gearing up for a review of community hospitals in northeastern that will… Read more »

Thunder Bay wins designation as bariatric centre of excellence

Thunder Bay wins designation as bariatric centre of excellence

Procedure results in a high rate of cure or improvement for co-morbidities Candidates for bariatric surgery in northwestern Ontario no longer have to make the trek down to Toronto or… Read more »

Paramedics funded for home visits

Paramedics funded for home visits

Programs target high-risk patients with chronic diseases Paramedics have always been responsible for providing emergency medical services and transporting people to the nearest Emergency Department. Now, seven Emergency Medical Service… Read more »

Virtual Critical Care available in eight communities

Virtual Critical Care available in eight communities

The Virtual Critical Care (VCC) program operated by Health Sciences North is now providing remote critical care service to Elliot Lake, Kirkland Lake, Temiskaming, Kapuskasing, Timmins, North Bay, West Nipissing… 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 »

SAH seeks approval to perform angioplasties

SAH seeks approval to perform angioplasties

Four hundred patients a year travel out of town for life-saving cardiac procedure Algoma District patients requiring percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) will be able to have the life-saving procedure performed… Read more »

Wheels in motion for non-urgent patient transfer overhaul

Wheels in motion for non-urgent patient transfer overhaul

North East LHIN review recommends scheduled, route based service for long-haul transfers A recently completed review of nonurgent patient transfers in northeastern Ontario will lead to an alternative, publicly funded… Read more »

Timmins designated as Trillium Gift of Life site

Timmins designated as Trillium Gift of Life site

47 per cent of health card holders in Timmins are registered as organ donors Timmins and District Hospital has been designated as a Trillium Gift of Life organ donor site,… Read more »

North East CCAC honours heroes in the home

North East CCAC honours heroes in the home

The room was on its feet when Dr. James MacDonald rolled his wife Pat in her wheelchair to accept his Hero in the Home Award, yet he still said, “she… Read more »

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