Daily Media Digest December 18, 2018

Canada NewsWire (press release)
“The Sprott Department of Surgery at University Health Network is one of the largest surgical programs in Canada and consists of 39 staffed operating …”
TAGS: donation, surgical innovation, medical technology


The Globe and Mail
“That is not to say they are a total accident, but rather a more transformative insight or research direction emerges while investigating a well-considered …”
TAGS: graduate students, Research, STEM


“The Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s 2015 final report called on governments to increase the number of Indigenous health-care workers and …”
TAGS: Indigenous, health care workers, medical schools


“… co-ordinator of the Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Care Centre at Hamilton Health Sciences. “It is about how behaviour looks and how memory …”
TAGS: neurobiology, sexual assault, trauma


Toronto Star
“But Barry Andres, the provincial executive director of addictions and mental health at Alberta Health Services, said the numbers in CIHI’s report are not …”
TAGS: opioid crisis, hospitalization, small cities, Alberta


“In the wake of the Implant Files investigation, a growing number of countries have said they will better track medical implants and warn patients faster …”
TAGS: medical implants, regulations, patient safety


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“Today, on behalf of the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, Member of Parliament, the Honourable Larry Bagnell and the …”
TAGS: substance use disorders, opioid crisis, access to treatment, Yukon


CTV News
“First Nations doctors have been outspoken about widespread discrimination and unequal access to treatment in health care systems across Canada.”
TAGS: racism, Indigenous, health care, public health