Daily Media Digest December 14, 2018

“The nurse realizes that the child is seriously ill and contacts a pediatric intensivist located in a tertiary care centre 900 kilometres away. The intensivist …”
TAGS: North, rural, decentralized health care, technology, remote presence


The Kingston Whig-Standard
“… the University of Ottawa is the largest and most research-intensive in the world. The study was sponsored by the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute.”
TAGS: cancer patients, blood clot, treatment


The London Free Press
“TORONTO — Lori Dreher said doctors had tried “everything” to control her daughter Andi’s severe epilepsy — a laundry list of medications, a special …”
TAGS: epilepsy, deep brain stimulation, treatment, children


“Alberta Health Services is creating an advisory panel that will focus on sexual orientation, gender identity and expression and the experience of …”
TAGS: LGBTQ+, health care, patient experience, advisory council


National Post
“For a healthy planet, the health of all living creatures is equally important. One Health is a fairly new concept that prioritizes an interdisciplinary approach in science…”
TAGS: Health, interdisciplinary science, infectious diseases, antimicrobial resistance


The Gazette • Western University’s Newspaper
“… Centre and $5 million in funding that addresses knowledge gaps in gender-based violence research Monday morning at Western University.”
TAGS: gender-based violence, knowledge hub, access to information


Northern Daily News
“Residents of Northern Ontario know that trying to see a medical specialist can be a long and frustrating journey. “This is a problem across the region,” …”
TAGS: North, rural, access to health care, wait times


Cape Breton Post
“By some accounts, AI’s gender imbalance is even worse: One estimate by … Artificial intelligence and a self-training discipline known as machine …”
TAGS: artificial intelligence, gender, diversity