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Fertility clinic opens to help northeastern families

Fertility clinic opens to help northeastern families

BY SANDY SIREN Two Sudbury physicians, Karen Splinter (left) and Jennifer Jocko (right) have recently opened northeastern Ontario’s first fertility clinic − the NEO Fertility Clinic − in the warm… Read more »

Who needs pharmacare?

Who needs pharmacare?

Study shows 23.2 million had a private drug plan and 13.1 million had coverage under public drug plans. Source: Canadian Health Policy Institute TORONTO, June 19, 2018 /CNW/ – According… Read more »

OntarioMD brings digital health ed to Northern Ontario

OntarioMD brings digital health ed to Northern Ontario

By Sarah Hutchison, LLM, MHSc, OntarioMD Chief Executive Officer You can register to attend an On the Road with OntarioMD seminar near you at www.ontariomd.ca/about-us/events/on-the-road-with-ontariomd. Or, contact support@ontariomd.com for more… Read more »

Researcher presents at International Oncology Conference in Chicago

Researcher presents at International Oncology Conference in Chicago

“We know from emerging evidence that distress screening with patient reported outcome measures is associated with improved communication between clinicians and cancer patients, improved quality of life with emerging evidence… 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 »

Health critic raises concerns about patient kept in bathroom

Health critic raises concerns about patient kept in bathroom

Gélinas says patient kept in hospital bathroom for 13 days QUEEN’S PARK – NDP Health critic and Nickel Belt MPP, France Gélinas, asked in question period Wednesday why Leo, a… Read more »

eConsult enables virtual water cooler chats

eConsult enables virtual water cooler chats

eConsults are covered by an OHIP billing code, ensuring remuneration for both the primary care provider and the specialist An eConsult program that allows primary care providers to have “a… Read more »

March of Dimes clinics fill gaps in northeast

March of Dimes clinics fill gaps in northeast

Northern Medical Clinic program dates back to 1950s polio epidemic Between 1949 and 1954, 11,000 people in Canada were left paralyzed by polio. In 1953 alone, there were 9,000 cases… Read more »

Take a number, wait 18 months

Take a number, wait 18 months

Two full-time dermatologists in entire region – one in Sudbury, one in North Bay Patients needing to see a dermatologist in Toronto can usually get an appointment in a few… Read more »

New vascular service produces dramatic results

New vascular service produces dramatic results

Kissing stents save Nakina woman’s leg People in Northwestern Ontario lose their limbs to amputation at a rate 2.7 times greater than the provincial average. Many of these amputations would… Read more »

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