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Toronto Star (November 11): Canada needs affordable alternatives to opioids, health groups urge

Created on Tuesday, 14 November 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... Heitshu said Monday in Calgary. “Given the human and financial costs of the opioid crisis, Canada needs a better approach to pain management.” Heitshu said over 19 million prescriptions were written ...

CBC Radio (Oct 16): Let's talk: Why Canadians need health care in their own language

Created on Wednesday, 18 October 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... with their doctor.  An editorial published earlier today in the Canadian Medical Association Journal says the health care system needs to do better.   The editorial says ...

Business Insider (October 10): Nurses Know: Better Care Starts Here

Created on Tuesday, 10 October 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

TORONTO, Oct. 10, 2017 /CNW/ - Nurses know that better care for our hospital, long-term care and home care patients starts with more front-line Registered Nurses (RNs) and health-care professionals; ...

TVO (October 04): Ontario’s ‘entertainment ultrasound’ clinics will remain unregulated for now

Created on Wednesday, 04 October 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... the grounds that doctors are better than bureaucrats at determining appropriate professional standards. If the bill passes the legislature, the current College of Medical Radiation Technologists of Ontario ...

Breakfast Television (28 Sep): Ontario to require disclosure of pharma payments to health profession

Created on Thursday, 28 September 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... are negative connotations to such payments. “What we want to do is … present information so that patients and health providers and the industry can have a better understanding of the nature of the transactions ...

The Star (Aug 25): How under privilege made me a better doctor

Created on Friday, 25 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

I had arrived a few minutes before clinic and was looking through the panoramic windows of the hospital’s newest wing. Staring at the expanse before me, I recognized a solitary attic window. It was a familiar ...

The Star (Aug, 23):Study questions why thousands with developmental disabilities are prescribed...

Created on Wednesday, 23 August 2017. Posted in Trash/Trash

... to find a medication that works for a patient with a dual diagnosis of developmental disabilities and mental health issues, and doctors should speak with family members and caregivers to get a better sense ...

The Star (Aug, 23):Study questions why thousands with developmental disabilities are prescribed...

Created on Wednesday, 23 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... to find a medication that works for a patient with a dual diagnosis of developmental disabilities and mental health issues, and doctors should speak with family members and caregivers to get a better sense ...

Better Home Care in Canada: A National Action Plan

Created on Wednesday, 23 August 2017. Posted in HHR/Reports

... Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada worked together to develop Better Home Care : A National Action Plan. The Action Plan aims to advance this priority  ...

The Globe and Mail (Aug 22): Health Minister Jane Philpott urges physicians to use power, privilege

Created on Tuesday, 22 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... Minister says. “Because you are a doctor, society has granted you power and privilege, respect and responsibility. There is no better use of that power than to advocate on behalf of those who do not ...

CBC (Aug 22): Ontario communities sound alarm over proposed changes to Ambulance Act

Created on Tuesday, 22 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... but if the person is taken to another facility instead, a city could bear the brunt of that liability. There are other ways the province could save money, according to AMO, including better call triaging ...

Healio Rheumatology (Aug 2017): Advancing Standards of Care in Pediatric Rheumatology

Created on Friday, 18 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... support to empower the parents so they can let their child be a kid and say, ‘Go play.’ We need to have a better appreciation of the mind-body connection.” Author: Charles H. Spencer To access oiriginal ...

Edmonton Journal (Aug 17): Health minister and Alberta dental association at odds over new fee guide

Created on Friday, 18 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... be satisfied. They deserve better.”   If the association fails to rework the fee guide, Hoffman hinted she could use her power under the Health Professions Act to impose new regulations on dentists. ...

OPSEU (Aug 11): Linking care with security: The Leadership Table and Waypoint

Created on Tuesday, 15 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... the better care they were able to provide to their patients. OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas was part of the Leadership Table as a strong voice for what health care workers need to be protected ...

Ottawa Citizen (Aug 10): Medical scribes are changing the way doctors do their work

Created on Friday, 11 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... system — but they are on the way, which Graves sees as another argument in favour of medical scribes. “I think I am able to give better attention and am able to be more effective,” he said. “And how ...

Healthy Debate (Aug 08): Room for improvement in Ontario’s MAID Care Coordination Service

Created on Wednesday, 09 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... who staff the service are reaching out to patients’ family doctors and specialists; they are using their considerable skill and experience to better understand whether callers may be eligible or not. They ...

Healthy Debate (Aug 03): House calls on the rise in Ontario

Created on Friday, 04 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... always better, but it’s different and unique and helpful.” Lack of training “I think a disincentive is that most modern primary care physicians have not been trained in doing house calls,” Sinha ...

CBC Ottawa (Aug 03): Inadequate home care for Ottawa-area families with sick children, study finds

Created on Thursday, 03 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... home care strategy that supports kids and families with complex needs, with episodic needs and we need to think about home care differently for this population," he said. "We can do better and we should ...

CBC Nova Scotia (Aug 1): Only 3 exit interviews done with NS doctors in first year of projects

Created on Tuesday, 01 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... said. She said there was one suggestion for improvement and that was to provide more information and better orientation for new doctors. That doctor also suggested that at the one-year mark, someone ...

CBC (July 31): Pursuing the MD dream: How Caribbean-trained Canadian doctors struggle to come home

Created on Monday, 31 July 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... lack of doctors as a "crisis." Places like northern Ontario don't fare much better. Stigma still an issue Sandra Banner has 35 years of experience matching students to Canadian residencies. ...

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