Daily Media Digest May 3, 2023

Ottawa resumes long-running battle over prescription drug prices
The Globe and Mail
“The saga has injected a major dose of uncertainty into Canada’s pharmaceutical industry, as well as a number of sectors that support it, such as insurance and pharmacies.”
TAGS: Patented Medicines Prices Review Board (PMPRB), Innovative Medicines Canada, Neighbourhood Pharmacy Association of Canada

New network launches in Calgary to study, improve neurological rehabilitation
“Alberta Health Services and the University of Calgary are partnering to … in Calgary, in partnership with AHS, for enhancing stroke recovery.”
TAGS: stroke, neurological disorders, recovery and rehabilitation, Alberta Health Services, University of Calgary

Applying Artificial Intelligence to Infant Patient Monitoring
Carleton University
“Ever since artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technology development began years ago, we have witnessed the ways we live and work rapidly evolve.”
TAGS: artificial intelligence, pediatric health, Carleton University, CHEO

Study aims to help older adults age in place
Hamilton Health Sciences
“A new Hamilton-based study on aging could help older adults live … The study is funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and …”
TAGS: healthy aging, fitness, Hamilton Health Sciences, McMaster University

One Child Every Child: A Transformational Child Health Research Initiative
Children’s Healthcare Canada
“One Child Every Child is a Canada-first research, scholarship, and knowledge mobilization initiative with a vision of transforming the lives of children and families …”
TAGS: pediatric health, innovative research, Children’s Healthcare Canada

The Non-Insured Health Benefits program recognizes life-changing benefits of CGMs
Diabetes Canada
“The NIHB program is a national program that provides a range of health benefits for eligible First Nations and Inuit peoples living in Canada.”
TAGS: diabetes, Indigenous health, glucose monitoring, Diabetes Canada