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Discipline withdrawn against nurses in privacy dispute

CALGARY – Disciplinary measures have been dropped against dozens of Alberta Health Services employees in the case of a massive alleged privacy breach in Calgary, although some workers still face sanctions. In October, AHS announced 48 employees working out of South...

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Ottawa Hospital grapples with allegations of fraud

OTTAWA – The Ottawa Hospital has been roiled by allegations that the former head of its facilities and planning department oversaw a massive scheme to defraud the hospital of money in exchange for luxury trips, work on employees’ homes and...

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Employees call Montreal’s new hospital ‘Glentanamo’

MONTREAL – To the outsider, the super-hospital at the Glen site is shiny, clean, and most importantly, new. But inside the modern building, the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) has garnered the unfortunate nickname, among some employees, of ‘Glentanamo.’ The reference,...

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Dr. Rueben Devlin announces retirement from Humber

TORONTO – Dr. Rueben Devlin (pictured) has submitted his retirement notice as president & CEO of Humber River Hospital to the chair of the hospital’s board of directors, Paul D. Allison. In accepting, Mr. Allison paid tribute to Dr. Devlin’s...

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Royal Vic installs mobile digital radiography systems

BARRIE, Ont. – Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre has installed three CARESTREAM DRX-Revolution Mobile X-ray Systems to help care for patients in the emergency department (ED), intensive care unit (ICU), and neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). This installation was part of...

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2015 was an amazing year for medical advances

There were many advances in medicine in 2015, including significant developments in digital health. Innovation was seen in diagnostic and therapeutic areas with a heavy focus on improving personalization, as well as consumerization of healthcare. Here are the areas where...

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New president and CEO appointed at Bruyere

OTTAWA – Bruyère has announced the appointment of Mr. Daniel Levac (pictured) as Bruyère’s new president and CEO. Mr. Levac has been a senior leader at Bruyère since 2006. He joined Bruyère as the senior vice-president, corporate services and chief...

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Cisco announces $100K award for Canadian startups

TORONTO – Cisco opened the doors of its Cisco Innovation Centre at the Cisco Canada headquarters in downtown Toronto. At the opening, the company also announced a Canadian Innovation Prize, a competition to identify innovative and disruptive technology startups across...

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