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1. Hospital earns AAHA accreditation

Ojai Village Veterinary Hospital 311 W Ojai Ave has earned accreditation following a thorough evaluation by the American Animal Hospital Association that included a quality assessment review of the hospitals practice protocols medical equipment facility and client service Accreditation is a voluntary commitment that practices make to their clients and patients and AAHA i ... Read More

2. Transplanting lungs from smokers worthwhile

Lung transplant patients who receive the organs from smokers have better chances of survival than those who stay on waiting lists a British study suggests Nearly 40 per cent of the lungs that are available for transplant including those in Canada are from smokers Rejection of this donororgan resource would increase waitinglist mortality and is ill advised lead auth ... Read More

3. North York General Hospital advances patient safety with health IT

General Hospital NYGH is leading an initiative that will help hospitals from across Canada implement technology that improves patient safety The project which received a 1 million investment from Canada Health Infoway Infoway will leverage the investments that NYGH has already made in creating over 350 electronic order sets covering medicine surgery and critical care and ... Read More

4. Moms weight not blood sugar levels may lead to birth of large baby

CBS News A mothers weight before and during pregnancy may be more of an indicator that she will give birth to a big baby than her blood glucose levels new research reveals According to the study slightly high blood glucose levels not enough to diagnose the mother with gestational diabetes according to Canadian standards had no association with having a larger bundle o ... Read More

5. Experimental Bariatric Surgery Controls Blood Sugar in Rodents With Diabetes Via Novel Sensing Signa

A team led by Dr Tony Lam and Dr Danna Breen a post doctoral fellow in the lab of Dr Lam used a rat model to study novel nutrientsensing signals in the jejunum located in the middle of the intestine Dr Lam and his team demonstrate that duodenaljejunal bypass surgery activates novel nutrientsensing signals in the jejunum and rapidly lowers blood sugar levels in nonobese rats ... Read More

6. Reducing hospital errors would save lives money advocates

The number of people affected by mistakes in Canadas hospitals every week could fill three passenger jet planes says the president of the Ontario Council of Hospital unions And if three jumbo jets were crashing every week would the government act to stop it Michael Hurley asked We think they would Hurley was joined at a news conference this week by William Charney a ... Read More

7. Surgery robot introduced at Ottawa Hospital

The Ottawa Hospital is welcoming the newest member of its surgical staff a robot that lets doctors remove mens prostates and repair faulty heart valves The hospital has already used the da Vinci Surgical System on 100 patients but only officially welcomed the robot on Friday quotWeve had great success with helping 100 prostate cancer and gynecologic cancer patients b ... Read More

8. Doctors troubled by rise in lung cancer in nonsmokers

Lung cancer remains the single biggest cause of cancer death in Canada accounting for a staggering quarter of all cancer deaths About 85 per cent of those cases can be chalked up to smoking But doctors are noticing a troubling phenomenon that they cant yet fully explain women are dying of lung cancerand more of them have never smoked Faith Croxon is one of those women ... Read More

9. State is stifling innovation at hospitals healthcare executive

The head of a controversial executive health clinic made a spirited call Tuesday for more entrepreneurship in Canadian health care charging that central government planning has undercut a storied surgical hospital and saddled Ontario with an inferior telephone healthadvice service Restrictions imposed on Torontos forprofit Shouldice Hospital once an international model of ... Read More

10. Childrens Hospital of Eastern Ontario Comments on New Strategy From the Mental Health Commission of

The Childrens Hospital of Eastern Ontario CHEO commends todays release of Changing Directions Changing Lives The Mental Health Strategy for Canada by the Mental Health Commission of Canada In particular CHEO applauds the call for increased investment system change and the promotion of mental health across a persons lifespan to prevent mental illness and suicide wherever possible quot ... Read More

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