Daily Media Digest March 4, 2022

New study sheds light on COVID vaccine-related heart injury
“A study by UHN researchers, (L to R), Drs. Kate Hanneman, Matteo Fronza and Paaladinesh Thavendiranathan, found patients with myocarditis after COVID-19 vaccination have less severe cardiac injury than those who develop it through other causes.”
TAGS: COVID-19, pandemic, heart health, myocarditis, University Health Network

New artificial intelligence hub coming to The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute – CityNews Ottawa
CityNews Ottawa
“New artificial intelligence hub coming to The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute. The new department will change the way medical professionals …”
TAGS: artificial intelligence, innovative research, The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

New educational resources bolster vaccine confidence, information literacy
“The resources Brown has created are part of a project, Vaccine & Hesitancy: Teaching for Critical Thinking, that grew from the partnership between the Faculty of Education’s Centre for Mathematics, Science and Technology Education (CMASTE) and GlycoNet, a network of more than 175 researchers at 35 institutions across Canada, including the University of Alberta, focused on cancer, chronic diseases, infectious diseases, and neurodegenerative diseases.”
TAGS: vaccine, educational resource, healthcare, GlycoNet

McMaster-led study finds new important benchmark for risk of death in heart surgery patients …
Brighter World – McMaster University
“A large international study led by McMaster researchers has found an important new benchmark that will allow health teams to look at the timing of …”
TAGS: heart surgery, heart health, McMaster University

An Epic solution coming this June
Hamilton Health Sciences
“With HHS’ new hospital information system, patients can access their medical information, and even add to it, from the comfort of their own home.”
TAGS: access to care, healthcare, virtual care, Hamilton Health Sciences