Facebook Live: The Youth Mental Health Crisis
As children prepare to return to school during these uncertain times, NIMH is conducting a Facebook Live event on the nation’s youth mental health crisis fea...
Canadians help rescue trapped miners in Dominican Republic
Defence Minister Anita Anand says two miners who were … The post Canadians help rescue trapped miners in Dominican Republic appeared first on OHS Canad...
Northern Territory project to enhance digital health tool...
It aims to develop virtual care models based on the preferences of consumers and healthcare providers.
Australian gov't decommissions COVIDSafe contract tracing...
It is asking users to delete the app on their phones.
Exposure to synthetic 'forever chemical' linked to liver ...
Exposure to synthetic ‘forever chemicals’ often polluting the environment has been linked to the most common type of liver cancer, according to a recent study.
ADHA extends Accenture's contract as My Health Record inf...
This comes as the agency continues to modernise its national infrastructure.
ICU physician: Ford government is 'gaslighting' health-ca...
An ICU physician is criticizing Ont. Premier Doug Ford's throne speech, saying the government 'has no plan' to help health-care workers and may not believe '...
Nebraska woman charged with helping daughter have abortion
A Nebraska woman has been charged with helping her teenage daughter end her pregnancy at about 24 weeks after investigators uncovered Facebook messages in wh...
Heavier flow, breakthrough bleeding reported among some i...
A new study found that people with regular menstruation cycles and those who typically do not menstruate either experienced a heavier flow or breakthrough bl...
Ottawa area health-care workers react to Ontario throne s...
In a message to Ontarians about their plans for the province, the Ford government hinted at a 'bold' new strategy for health care, but some health-care worke...
Nova Scotia removes some restrictions for medical assista...
Nova Scotia is removing the requirement that someone's natural death be "reasonably foreseeable" before they can access medical assistance in dying.
Ford throne speech says more can be done on health staffi...
Ontario Premier Doug Ford says through his throne speech that more can be done to ease health system pressures, but is not yet offering up any new solutions.
How Intermountain Healthcare gets top marks for virtual care
Intermountain has earned a Press Ganey Top Box Score of more than 80% for its scheduled video visit service, with patients requesting more digital engagement...
Sequoia Project seeks feedback on information blocking co...
The group has also put together several resources to help organizations "transition to a culture of health information sharing" as ONC rules come online.
Hospitals still don't have a handle on their IoT devices
More than half of respondents to a new survey say their healthcare organizations experienced one or more cyberattacks in the past 24 months involving connect...
U.S. FDA authorizes change in how monkeypox vaccine is gi...
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorization Tuesday that allows health-care providers to change how the Jynneos monkeypox vac...
U.S. FDA authorizes change in how monkeypox vaccine is gi...
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorization Tuesday that allows health-care providers to change how the Jynneos monkeypox vac...
Expanding mental health services for families, children a...
Filling the gaps in children and youth mental health services has been a long standing shared goal for Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care and regional pa...
Worker on business trip among those killed by Washington,...
A 29-year-old Los Angeles bank executive was one of … The post Worker on business trip among those killed by Washington, D.C., lightning strike appeare...
Rescue crews recover two bodies from construction site tr...
The bodies of two men have been recovered from … The post Rescue crews recover two bodies from construction site trench collapse in Ajax appeared first...
Blood thinners and you: What to know
Follow these 8 tips for safer blood thinner use.
Southwest Airlines flight attendant injures back in hard ...
A Southwest Airlines flight attendant suffered a compression fracture … The post Southwest Airlines flight attendant injures back in hard landing appea...
Family doctor wanted: N.B. woman turns to Twitter to find...
As the doctor wait list hits 74,000 in New Brunswick, one woman is turning to social media with her pitch to try to find a replacement after losing her own d...
Major test of first possible Lyme vaccine in 20 years begins
Researchers are seeking thousands of volunteers in the U.S. and Europe to test the first potential vaccine against Lyme disease in 20 years -- in hopes of be...
Ontario hospitals plan to uphold COVID-19 vaccine policie...
Ontario hospitals are upholding their mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policies for employees as staff shortages mount to a 'crisis' with more emergency depart...
State of Ontario's health-care system not unprecedented, ...
Ontario's health minister said Monday that six hospitals had to close departments -- including ERs -- over the weekend, but argued that the situation wasn't ...
Geisinger's telemedicine program shoots from 20 specialti...
And from 200 providers to more than 2,000. The rural health system's associate VP of telehealth talks in depth about this virtual care success story.
How to support families of organ donors: 20 suggestions
Supporting families of deceased organ donors should be the cornerstone of organ donation programs, yet there are gaps in Canada’s system. New research publis...
Monkeypox in the U.S.: Where could it spread next?
The United States declared monkeypox a public health emergency last week, an effort to bolster the U.S. response to contain the outbreak.
VA taps internal informatics director to take reins of ro...
The agency announced that Dr. David Massaro will lead the deployment of the Oracle Cerner EHR to ensure improved adoption and patient safety.
Indonesia launches healthcare data integration platform a...
The country's Health Ministry aims to integrate around 8,000 health facilities with SATUSEHAT by the end of 2022.
Already had COVID-19? You should still get boosted
But you shouldn't get a shot while you’re sick.
Automation can help services keep pace with pressing need...
The healthcare industry experienced a monumental shift in conversations surrounding mental health, which led to healthcare authorities in Singapore placing h...
Medical informatics is more about knowledge and wisdom th...
This HIMSS22 Asia-Pacific conference speaker believes informatics enables care providers to redesign and reconstruct healthcare.
Children with headache disorders report worse symptoms, m...
A new study has found children who suffer from headache disorders have been experiencing more frequent pain and worse anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ottawa's Montfort Hospital closing ER for second night
The Montfort Hospital ER will be closed between 7:30 p.m. and 7:30 a.m., forcing residents in the east end needing emergency care to travel eight kilometres ...
Ottawa's Montfort Hospital closes ER for second night
The Montfort Hospital ER will be closed between 7:30 p.m. and 7:30 a.m., forcing residents in the east end needing emergency care to travel eight kilometres ...
Mother of comatose U.K. boy says hospital to end care soon
The family of a 12-year-old boy who has been in a coma for four months expects a London hospital to begin withdrawing life-sustaining treatment Saturday afte...
Emergency department in Ontario temporarily closing this ...
An emergency department at a hospital in Grey County will be temporarily shutting down this weekend due to staffing shortages.
Experts concerned about possible further spread of monkey...
Monkeypox infections continue to rise in Canada as the U.S. and the WHO declare the outbreak an emergency, leaving some experts concerned about the risk of f...
Back to school: Catch up on vaccines
Parents, find out which shots your child needs next.
Long COVID symptoms persist in as many as one-in-eight ad...
A new Dutch study has found as many as one-in-eight adults exposed to COVID-19 will develop long-term symptoms.
Long COVID symptoms persist in as many as 1 in 8 adult pa...
A new Dutch study has found as many as one in eight adults exposed to COVID-19 will develop long-term symptoms.
Ottawa's Montfort Hospital temporarily closing emergency ...
The Montfort Hospital in Ottawa's east end says it was forced to make the "difficult decision" to temporarily partially close its emergency department Saturd...
Fake COVID rapid test kits were sold in Ontario, Health C...
Health Canada is warning the public about counterfeit rapid antigen test kits after several were sold in Ontario.
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