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North Bay Regional Health Centre recognized for quality surgery

North Bay Regional Health Centre recognized for quality surgery

NBRHC is one of a dozen hospitals in Canada and 88 hospitals in North America and beyond to be honoured for quality of surgery outcomes The North Bay Regional Health Centre… Read more »

Eye Van brings care to underserviced communities

Eye Van brings care to underserviced communities

Thanks to the Northern Ontario Eye Van, a 48-foot tractor-trailer with the latest screening technology Northerners in remote communities don’t have to travel eight or nine hours to an urban… Read more »

HSN introduces laser surgery for pelvic pain

HSN introduces laser surgery for pelvic pain

Women’s health is taking an important step forward in northeastern Ontario BY HUGH KRUZEL Health Sciences North (HSN) is now providing advanced laparoscopic surgery to treat endometriosis which affects a… Read more »

North East CCAC refines its wound care program

North East CCAC refines its wound care program

New protocols, education speed healing The North East Community Care Access Centre (CCAC) has been making considerable improvements to its wound care program. Don Langlois, director of clinical services, notes… Read more »

Province gears up for private cataract clinics

Province gears up for private cataract clinics

Docs concerned about impact on hospitals and patients Community-based specialty clinics for cataract operations could begin appearing across Ontario in the not too distant future, but the chief of ophthalmology… Read more »

Wait times plunge for joint replacement

Wait times plunge for joint replacement

Dr. Kevan Saidi, orthopedic surgeon, performing a knee replacement surgery at Sudbury Regional Hospital. The hospital’s team of six orthopedic surgeons is on target to perform more than 700 joint… Read more »

First cohort of PA students in clinical rotations

First cohort of PA students in clinical rotations

Krista Slavinski is a 2nd year physician assistant student currently performing clinical rotations at Sudbury Regional Hospital. Eight students from the first cohort of the University of Toronto’s physician assistant… Read more »

North Bay General goes co-ed

North Bay General goes co-ed

The new North Bay Regional Health Centre will place patients of the opposite sex in the same acute care in-patient hospital room to reduce wait times and unnecessary room transfers.”The… Read more »

New hospitals in North Bay, Sault Ste. Marie set the stage for improved health care

New hospitals in North Bay, Sault Ste. Marie set the stage for improved health care

The future of health care is closer than we think. Two new hospitals taking shape in North Bay and Sault Ste. Marie will be among the most technologically advanced health-care… Read more »

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