Posted: November 30, 2013
‘Tumour biobank’ brings breast cancer
discoveries to the bedside more quickly
In a move to fast track discoveries in breast cancer diagnosis, treatment and prevention from the lab to the bedside, Dr. Muriel Brackstone, […] FULL STORY →
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New toolkit promotes safe infant sleep among First
Nations and Aboriginal families
A new education toolkit is available in British Columbia to help service providers discuss safe infant sleep practices with First Nations and Aboriginal families and help reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). SIDS is the death of a ...
Finding a balance between “hard” and “soft”
Since becoming president of the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO), I have had the great privilege and opportunity to meet with many nursing colleagues across Ontario and Canada. I have learned from each encounter what works well for nurses, ...
Canadian first: Robotic single-site gallbladder removal
From left, Dr. Christopher Schlachta, medical director, Canadian Surgical Technologies and Advanced Robotics (CSTAR), displays the da Vinci single-site technology to Melanie Sabino, the first patient in Canada to receive a single-site cholecystectomy. A da Vinci single-site cholecystectomy, or gallbladder ...
Forty years and counting
My health care career began on April 26, 1971 as the Assistant Administrator of Swift Current Union Hospital in Swift Current, Saskatchewan. Considering the financial challenges the health care system is experiencing today, it’s ironic that I owe that first ...
Think and act differently, get different results
Markham Stouffvile Hospital Foundation CEO Suzette Strong with volunteers Khalid Usman, MSHF Board Chair and Sanjeev Agnihotri who volunteers with the hospital. Hospitals come in all shapes and sizes; trauma, rehabilitation, specialized, general, regional, teaching or community based; yet delivering ...
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