Daily Media Digest March 14, 2023

Waypoint Research Institute receives $200,000 grant to support patient-oriented research and practice
Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care
“The Waypoint Research Institute is pleased to announce they have received a two-year, $200,000 grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) as part of the Patient-Oriented Research Training Grant – Health System Stream.”
TAGS: mental health and addiction, patient-oriented research, Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care

Provincial Initiative on Diabetes Care
“We are proud to see the IRCM Clinic putting once again its expertise and cutting-edge knowledge at the service of Quebec patients in this large-scale program …”
TAGS: diabetes, telecare, Montreal Clinical Research Institute (IRCM), Diabetes Quebec

Government of Canada releases results of public consultations on the future of genomics in Canada
“With world-class strength in genomics research, Canada has positioned itself as a global leader in genomics over the past years.”
TAGS: genomics research, Pan-Canadian Genomics Strategy, ISED (Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada)

Suicide-related emergency department visits rose globally among youth during pandemic
“SickKids co-led study that represents over 11 million paediatric emergency department (ED) visits across 18 countries furthers understanding of how young people fared during the pandemic.”
TAGS: paediatric emergency care, suicide, mental health, Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), University of Calgary

Improving access to care is at the ‘heart’ of new study
Hamilton Health Sciences
“A Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) cardiologist and her research team are exploring how remote home monitoring can help improve access to care for people experiencing heart failure …”
TAGS: heart failure, cardiovascular health, clinical trial, Hamilton Health Sciences, McMaster University

Child Life supports families across Nova Scotia with medication tips
Your IWK
“Pharmacy technicians needed to support families with tips on how to get children to successfully take medications, and Child Life had experience with medication support for inpatients.”
TAGS: pharmacy technicians, medications, pediatric health, IWK Health