Daily Media Digest December 14, 2021

RI-MUHC research team leads new consortium to make healthcare data more accessible
“…this three-year project … with the goal of demonstrating the efficiency of a solution to digitize all healthcare interactions and make all personal healthcare data accessible to patients by 2030.”
TAGS: digital health, healthcare information, patients, RI-MUHC

University of Regina study highlights how detrimental COVID-19 has been for health care workers
Global News
“The consequences are on full display in a new University of Regina survey study entitled: “Have Saskatchewan Health Care Workers Reached a Breaking Point”?”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic healthcare workers, University of Regina

COVID-19 taught us the power of collaboration
Health Insight
“The COVID-19 pandemic has taught us what’s possible when the relationship between industry and government is founded in cooperation and focused on common goals.”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, collaboration, industry, Innovative Medicines Canada

Caring through crisis: Personal stories from the frontlines of family medicine
UofT News
“Authored by nearly 100 family doctors and primary care providers, the report features personal stories, reflections and anecdotes that represent just a small fraction of the incredible work happening…”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, family medicine, Women’s College Hospital, Baycrest, University Health Network, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)

With the Omicron variant on the rise, should you attend your work Christmas party?
“And now, Canadians are having a hard look at whether the worsening COVID-19 situation will mean a second year of having to scale down or cancel holiday gatherings and travel.”
TAGS: COVID-19, Omicron, holidays, University Health Network