November 12, 2018

It's Digital Health Week - November 12-18, 2018


Thursday, November 29, 2018  - Toronto, ON HealthcareRounds

Home Care and the Future of Aging

Past Presentations from Breakfast with the Chiefs

o'rourke video

Watch Dr. Brian O’Rourke, President and CEO of CADTH, at Breakfast with the Chiefs, November 6, 2018:
Transforming How We Manage Health Technologies in Support of Better Health, Better Patient Experience, and Better Value



Nov 14, 2018 Health & Healthcare News
Montreal Heart Institute creates first-of-its-kind diabetes prevention clinic in Canada

Major donation of $450,000 from Sun Life Financial MONTREAL, Nov. 14, 2018 /CNW/ - In celebration of World Diabetes Day, the Montreal Heart Institute Foundation is pleased to announce [...]

Nov 14, 2018 Health & Healthcare News
10 people die from illicit drug overdoses every day in Canada, study suggests

2018-11-14 from An average of 10 people died from an illicit drug overdose every day in Canada in the two years leading up to March 2018, according to a federal analysis aimed at giving a bett [...]

Nov 14, 2018 Health & Healthcare News
Substance use is costing six Canadian provinces over $1 billion each

OTTAWA, Ontario, Nov. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In each of the provinces of Nova Scotia, Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia, the cost of substance use in 2014 surpassed $ [...]

Editor's Picks

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Low mobility during hospitalization is an under-recognized epidemic leading to adverse outcomes (Brown et al. 2009). The goal of the Mobility Volunteer Program (MVP) is to keep older people as active as possible while in hospital to prevent delirium and loss of strength. Maintaining or improving function from admission to discharge increases the likelihood of patients being able to return home sooner and to their prior level of functioning. The MVP is a valuable component of a multi-pronged corp [...]



Deputy Minister of Health
Government of Nunavut,  Iqaluit, NU
Director, Redevelopment, Facilities & Bio Medical Engineering
Joseph Brant Hospital, Burlington, ON
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Guelph General Hospital, Guelph, ON
Quality Improvement/Knowledge Translation Facilitator (Specialized Geriatric Services)
St. Joseph's Health Care London, London, ON
Chief Executive Officer
Flemingdon Health Centre, Toronto, ON
Chief Executive Officer
Services de santé de Chapleau Health Services (SSCHS), Chapleau, ON 
Director, Diagnostic Imaging & Laboratory Services
William Osler Health System, Brampton, ON 
Community Social Worker
Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority, Across NT
Chief Financial Officer
Sunnybrook Foundation, Toronto, ON
Nursing Department Chairs
Centennial College, Toronto, ON