Four strategies for turning local healthcare innovation into routine practice everywhere

Four strategies for turning local healthcare innovation into routine practice everywhere

What started as pilot project by two frustrated doctors is evolving into standard practice as more jurisdictions, including the Ontario government, get on board.  Dr. Clare Liddy and Dr. Erin Keely share their story – and their lessons learned along the way. Dr. Clare Liddy is a Tier 2 Chair, Associate Professor and Clinical Investigator […]

For colon cancer, the best screening test is likely the one you’re willing to do

For colon cancer, the best screening test is likely the one you’re willing to do

Managing Healthcare: Why Brains and Money Aren’t Enough

Managing Healthcare: Why Brains and Money Aren’t Enough

How a National Drug Plan Can Save Canada

How a National Drug Plan Can Save Canada

How improving healthcare for the frail elderly can also cut costs

How improving healthcare for the frail elderly can also cut costs

From prescriptions to prevention: Managing Canada’s opioid addiction

From prescriptions to prevention: Managing Canada’s opioid addiction

How can we overcome an ageist healthcare system?

How can we overcome an ageist healthcare system?

Dr. Kenneth Rockwood, a geriatrician in Halifax and Researcher with the Canadian FRAILTY NETWORK says that an ageist attitude is an underlying cause of unsuitable healthcare for older patients.

Frailty and the new ageism

Frailty and the new ageism

Should medicine be ageist? A young trainee doctor recently proposed to me that it should. Healthcare is overstretched, she argued. “We can’t do everything for everyone, so why spend money on old people, who have little chance of benefit?”

One in six Ontarians left behind in healthcare reforms

One in six Ontarians left behind in healthcare reforms

Primary care is considered the front door to our health care system. Whether you’re going for a general check-up or have just been diagnosed with cancer, your family doctor makes sure you get the tests, treatment and care you need.

British Columbia’s failed healthcare experiment

British Columbia’s failed healthcare experiment

Our first point of contact with the health system — often referred to as ‘primary care’ — should result in prompt and efficient care for our general health concerns, and coordinate our journey through the system when we need more specialized care.

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