Daily Media Digest September 28, 2023

New Brock-CAMH report calls for enhanced mental health, neurodiversity supports for Indigenous communities
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)
“A newly released report co-led by Brock University and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) aims to create and strengthen supports and services for Indigenous Peoples with neurodevelopmental differences.”
KEYWORDS: Indigenous health, mental health, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), Brock University

Canadian kids’ spinal surgery waits ‘far exceed’ recommendations: report
“Emily Gruenwoldt, CEO of Children’s Healthcare Canada, which commissioned the report, said there is not enough data on the number of children waiting …”
KEYWORDS: pediatric health, surgery, Children’s Healthcare Canada, IWK Health Centre, Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids)

Montreal study discovers more about link between diabetes and fatty liver
CTV News Montreal
“… Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal. It is estimated that between 70 and 80 per cent of people with diabetes also have hepatic steatosis …”
KEYWORDS: diabetes, Canadian research, Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal (IRCM)

Lumenix and The Ottawa Hospital Partner to Implement the Artificially Intelligent Monitoring System to Enhance Patient Care, Support Clinical Staff and Hospital Operations
“The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute (OHRI) is the research arm of The Ottawa Hospital. OHRI research spans more than a hundred different diseases, …”
KEYWORDS: artificial intelligence, health care, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute (OHRI), Lumenix

International collaboration honorees advance PGME, tackle clinician burnout
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
“… their outstanding leadership and excellence in advancing postgraduate medical education (PGME), residency training and health human resource initiatives globally.”
KEYWORDS: medical education, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, McMaster University, University Health Network