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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 ...

Sudbury (October 12): Northern trained doctors staying put

Created on Thursday, 12 October 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... must enter a residency in a medical specialty. Residency can take two to eight years. This means that NOSM-educated health professionals who entered medical school in NOSM’s charter class in 2005 began ...

CBC News (October 10): Strain of balancing ER demand with capacity leads to ambulance offload delays

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

For all the talk about patient wait times in the health-care system, at least one group of medical professionals can also be prone to long delays. When an ambulance arrives at one of the major hospitals ...

Standford University: Women Leaders in Global Health (October 12 2017)

Created on Friday, 06 October 2017. Posted in Other Events/Past Events

... positions and fewer than 1 in 4 global health leadership positions at the top 50 U.S. medical schools. Young women are entering the field in increasing numbers, but at each step of the ladder the percentage ...

CBC PEI (October 04): 'Extremely shorthanded:' P.E.I. lacks psychiatrists for ER care

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

... and retention  Aylward said the province needs to look at how medical professionals are being recruited and retained as well. "But at the end of the day, if you have an individual presenting ...

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

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

... to institute measures to restrict or regulate the non-medical use of ultrasound machines in Ontario. Bill 160, introduced last week by Health and Long-term Care Minister Eric Hoskins, is a sprawling ...

Yukon Government (Sept 27): Government of Yukon takes steps towards regulated midwifery in Yukon

Created on Friday, 29 September 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... Association of Yukon, Yukon Hospital Corporation, Yukon Medical Association, Yukon Registered Nurses Association and a rural member of the public. It will be co-chaired by representatives from the Government ...

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

... shops and nail shops, and license medical device operators who use X-ray machines, CT scanners, and MRIs. The bill was introduced Wednesday afternoon by Health Minister Eric Hoskins, who said it will ...

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

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

... have and to break away from a cycle of poverty. I studied hard and worked two part-time jobs during university to fund my medical school applications, but throughout the whole process, it was clear that ...

National Post (Aug 25): A 'huge problem’: Over half of Ontario's neonatal ICUs closed to new patient

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

... president of the Ontario Medical Association, said the current pressures are a classic result of running hospitals at such high occupancy rates that unscheduled surges in demand will inevitably create ...

London Free Press (Aug 24): Health care Shortage of psychiatrists in London hits wait times for kids

Created on Thursday, 24 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... medical schools for students who want to pursue psychiatry. “Those are decisions within med schools based on the funding that they get from the government,” he said. “There’s competition amongst all ...

The Globe and Mail (Aug 22): Ontario pharmacies filling more opioid prescriptions, but in smaller do

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

... chronic pain, the report found. Of these, close to 900,000, or 40 per cent, were for daily doses that exceeded the limit of 90 mg MEQ suggested in new national guidelines published in the Canadian Medical ...

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

... have the same opportunities,” Dr. Jane Philpott told delegates to the Canadian Medical Association’s 150th annual meeting. She said it is important for physicians to care for individual patients, but ...

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

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

A group representing Ontario communities is sounding the alarm over proposed changes to two provincial acts which would affect how some patients are treated and transported during medical calls. The ...

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

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

... providers while they are in medical school or pursuing a nurse practitioner education.” Patty-Resk personalized the far-ranging effects of these knowledge and awareness gaps. “I have had parents of ...

CBC (Aug 17): Camp aims to recruit Indigenous youth to jobs in health care

Created on Thursday, 17 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Indigenous youth from all over the province are in Corner Brook to learn about careers in the medical field and how to get the education they need to work in those jobs.   Shetshatshiu students ...

Winnipeg free press (Aug 16): Ambulance changes much needed

Created on Wednesday, 16 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

On June 29, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Kelvin Goertzen announced plans to transform Manitoba's emergency medical services system, based on recommendations from a comprehensive review completed ...

Waterloo Region Record (Aug 16): Online specialist referral system developed locally ...

Created on Wednesday, 16 August 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

Full title :  Online specialist referral system developed locally expanding across Ontario   WATERLOO REGION — An online medical referral system developed locally is being duplicated across ...

Telegraph journal (Aug 15): Saint John’s new prescription: Cutting edge Robotic surgery?

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

Saint John - a city struggling with population decline in a province with a doctor shortage - could put itself on the map as a centre of medical excellence in Atlantic Canada with the help of a cutting-edge ...

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

... says a few words to a young man scribbling quietly in the corner. “Alex, can you pass me a gauze?” Alex Adani, 23, is a medical scribe. He takes notes during the patient exam. He has the patient’s ...

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