Daily Media Digest December 19, 2018

McGill Newsroom
“Clinicians and healthcare professionals at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) and other hospitals believe that the use of a new app, Swift …”
TAGS: technology, wound measurements, mobile app, health care


The Globe and Mail
“Last week, two of Trudeau’s ministers – Indigenous Services Minister Jane Philpott and Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor – sent letters to the …”
TAGS: women’s health, Indigenous, sterilization


Benefits Canada
“Providence Health Care isn’t new to offering health challenges to its staff. Every October during healthy workplace month, the company encourages its …”
TAGS: healthy workplace, health challenge, wellness


The London Free Press
“… clinic staff, is linked to better patient health outcomes, a new study by researchers at Western University and the University of British Columbia says.”
TAGS: health care, clinicians, equity, inclusivity , patient care


Canada NewsWire (press release)
“Health Canada is concerned with the risks of a new and growing class of drinks: flavoured purified alcoholic beverages that are high in alcohol and sold in large, single-serve containers.”
TAGS: alcohol, federal regulations, public health, Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Theresa Tam


The Globe and Mail
“Abdullah Shihipar is a Masters of Public Health candidate at the Brown … According to Vancouver Coastal Health, which operates Insite, 2,151 …”
TAGS: opioid crisis, public health, governments, harm reduction