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Online scheduling for clinics can reduce costs

TORONTO – Family physicians may appear well-paid for their work, but their primary care clinics are often in the red or struggling to hit break-even. So says Keith Chung, CEO of Veribook, which has created a solution that’s currently being...

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Pharmacy chain offers locking vials for opioids

SARNIA, Ont. – Hogan Pharmacies throughout southern Ontario are taking a leadership role in addressing two major health issues – the opioid epidemic and unintentional pediatric medicine poisonings. Hogan Pharmacy became the first pharmacy chain in Canada to offer SAFE RX...

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Advanced NICU opens at IWK Health Centre

HALIFAX – The IWK Health Centre unveiled a new neonatal intensive care unit that puts families first in the care of critically ill babies. IWK officials visited hospitals in Europe and Toronto to get ideas for the redeveloped NICU. Designers even...

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Breakthrough finger-prick test for heart failure

TORONTO and WATERLOO, Ont. – Monitoring for heart failure both in hospital and at home is about to get easier, more effective and less expensive, thanks to a first-of-its-kind finger prick technology developed by a Mitacs researcher at the University...

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Belong Partners with Colorectal Cancer Canada

TORONTO – Colorectal Cancer Canada (CCC), the voice of colorectal cancer patients in Canada and Belong, the world’s largest social network for cancer patients and caregivers, have announced a new partnership toward improving the quality of life for colorectal cancer...

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Health Canada licenses roboticized angio system

OAKVILLE, Ont. – Health Canada has licensed the ARTIS pheno, a robotic C-arm angiography system from Siemens Healthineers that was created for use in minimally invasive interventional procedures. The ARTIS pheno possesses not only a zen40HDR flat panel detector and GIGALIX...

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Logibec to commercialize ER redirection system

MONTREAL – Logibec Inc. has been selected by the university technology transfer organization, Univalor, for the commercialization, distribution, implementation and improvement of the emergency redirection solution developed by Dr. Alexandre Messier (pictured) of Hôpital Sacré-Coeur de Montréal and the Centre...

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