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College offers degree program in health-tech mgmt

OSHAWA, Ont. – Durham College (DC) is proud to announce that it will offer its first degree program, the Honours Bachelor of Health Care Technology Management (HCTM), beginning in the 2018-2019 academic year. The first program of its kind in Canada,...

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Dalhousie using new technique to screen for med school

HALIFAX – The medical school at Dalhousie University is now screening prospective students for character traits such as empathy and integrity, and has reviewed its admissions process for the first time in 10 years, following high-profile cases at the Halifax...

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Workshop: Risk management in cloud environments

TORONTO – Organizations face numerous risks when outsourcing IT, including costly business interruptions, security breaches and data loss. Can you confidently manage and mitigate Cloud and SaaS risks? Osgoode Professional Development has announced the day-long 2017 Guide to Legal & Business...

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NAIT and CAE enter medical simulation partnership

EDMONTON and MONTREAL – CAE Healthcare and the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) announced today that they have entered a simulation research partnership to improve healthcare education and patient safety, including support for NAIT’s simulation research initiatives. “This new partnership...

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Telus provides Ubik to Laval pharma students

QUEBEC CITY – Telus Health and Université Laval are joining forces to provide state-of-the-art, comprehensive simulation teaching facilities to the university’s pharmacy faculty. Through an investment of more than $300,000 from Telus Health, Laval pharmacy students will gain hands-on experience throughout...

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New health terminology standards certificate program

VICTORIA – A new graduate certificate program in Health Terminology Standards is now being offered at the University of Victoria’s School of Health Information Science. The course is intended to help meet national and international needs for best practices in...

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Montfort launches institute for research and education

OTTAWA – Montfort, Ontario’s Francophone academic hospital, has officially launched its knowledge institute, the Institut du savoir Montfort (ISM). The ISM is the second hospital-associated institute dedicated to research and education in Ontario. The ISM is: • A service supporting the training...

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CAE merges ultrasound training with holograms

MONTREAL – CAE Healthcare has announced the release of CAE VimedixAR, an ultrasound training simulator integrated with the Microsoft HoloLens, the world’s first self-contained holographic computer. CAE Healthcare will be the first company to bring a commercial Microsoft HoloLens application...

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Health privacy seminar will update your know-how

TORONTO – Having a clear understanding of current privacy laws in healthcare, your risks and how to manage them is critical. Get up to date with the rules and regulations by attending the 2017 Legal Guide to Privacy & Information...

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Seminars teach skills in negotiating IT agreements

TORONTO – Do you have the skills and confidence to negotiate and draft an effective IT agreement? The Osgoode Certificate in Negotiating and Drafting IT Agreements will be held January 31 – March 9, 2017, in Downtown Toronto. There will...

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