Daily Media Digest July 6, 2023

Advancing personalized therapy for inflammatory bowel disease: Harnessing the healing power of our own cells
Crohn’s and Colitis Canada
“Exciting research is currently underway, led by Dr. Derek McKay and his team at the University of Calgary. The study aims to explore the potential use of a patient’s own immune cells …”
TAGS: inflammatory bowel disease, personalized care, Crohn’s and Colitis Canada, University of Calgary

Waypoint’s Ontario Structured Psychotherapy Program wins 2023 Award of Excellence in Mental Health and Addictions Quality Improvement
Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care
“This national accolade recognizes exceptional achievements in improving the quality of mental health and addictions care, in particular noting that the improvements are both backed by research and sustained over time.”
TAGS: mental health and addiction, cognitive behavioral therapy, award, Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care

Diabetes: innovative meta-analysis reveals best quality improvement strategies
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
“Dr. Jeremy Grimshaw recently led an innovative Cochrane meta-analysis of 553 clinical trials including more than 400,000 participants around the world to determine the best quality improvement strategies for diabetes care.”
TAGS: diabetes, clinical trial, Canadian research, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

Government of Canada announces support to improve health workforce planning for nurses, at the International Council of Nurses Congress

“Nurses are critical to Canada’s health care system and the Government of … nursing and health-related best practices, research and knowledge.”
TAGS: nursing, funding, Canadian Nurses Association, Government of Canada

Proposed Clinical Trials Strategy for Canada: Message from the President – CIHR
“Notably, we heard that clinical trials researchers must work hand-in-hand with patients and their health care professionals – those individuals who …”
TAGS: funding, Clinical Trials Fund, Canadian Institutes of Health Research