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  • Remote monitoring technology helps seniors breathe better at home

    Remote monitoring technology helps seniors breathe better at home

    Living with chronic illness often means frequent visits to the emergency department and long hospital stays. Until now.

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  • Leadership and improved relationships begin with self-awareness

    Leadership and improved relationships begin with self-awareness

    According to Alberta doctor Theresa Eliasson: "Improving self-awareness highlights our talents".

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  • Caring for marginalized patients

    Caring for marginalized patients

    Dr. Dennis DiValentino shares how he got to where he is today, why he is so passionate about marginalized patient care and how technology helps doctors meet their needs.

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  • The true meaning of patient-centred care

    The true meaning of patient-centred care

    Increasingly, physicians are discovering the importance of not just treating their patients’ symptoms―but also building compassionate partnerships with them.

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  • The health system needs transformation—it needs change management too

    The health system needs transformation—it needs change management too

    Regardless of your interest in health care, you probably sense there is a need for considerable change in our system. And you're right.

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  • Teamwork: it’s way more than just playing along

    Teamwork: it’s way more than just playing along

    Few people already working in health care have had team training as part of their educations. However, there are a lot of resources to help health care organizations create teams.

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  • 5 tips for success from physician innovators and entrepreneurs

    5 tips for success from physician innovators and entrepreneurs

    Whether you’re just starting out as an entrepreneur or you’re looking to take your skills to the next level, here is a collection of some of the best advice we’ve heard from podcast guests.

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  • Collaboration―making great things happen

    Collaboration―making great things happen

    Entrepreneurship can be isolating and overwhelming. To accomplish his goals, one physician knew he would require the support of a multi-disciplinary team.

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  • Navigating change — there are good reasons to follow a guide

    Navigating change — there are good reasons to follow a guide

    Health care organizations sometimes choose change, and sometimes have change thrust upon them; either way, the results aren’t always positive. It doesn’t have to be that way.

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  • Frustrated by poor quality referrals? An easy-to-use solution is spreading

    Frustrated by poor quality referrals? An easy-to-use solution is spreading

    When it comes to poor quality referrals, doctors and their patients lose out. Just one piece of missing information when referring a patient to another doctor can delay their access to care.

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  • Three skills doctors need today

    Three skills doctors need today

    The ability to coach, communicate and collaborate well with team members can actually make a life-or-death difference for a patient. So why don’t we teach them to physicians?

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  • Lindee’s picks for June

    Lindee’s picks for June

    In this column, I’ll share books and articles about health care innovation, system change and leading health care technologies.

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  • Commercialization, it needn’t be a dirty word

    Commercialization, it needn’t be a dirty word

    Often our biggest ideas come from unlikely places. And they don’t always come before a project is conceived. Sometimes, they appear somewhere along the way―even through bringing your product to market

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  • Meet emerging physician innovators Charles Choi and Eric Zhao2:51

    Meet emerging physician innovators Charles Choi and Eric Zhao

    In 2018, both Charles Choi and Eric Zhao received $5,000 Joule Innovation grants in the student category for their respective initiatives.

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  • Five big trends in health care and why we should welcome them

    Five big trends in health care and why we should welcome them

    These industry disruptors are not only changing the way we deliver health care, but also the way we think about it.

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  • How to integrate virtual care solutions within your practice

    How to integrate virtual care solutions within your practice

    From someone who knows: Aldous Vijh from Innovative Imaging Technologies (IIT) gives advice on how doctors can seamlessly transition their practice to include virtual care technologies.

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  • Harnessing Digital Information to Improve Population Health

    Harnessing Digital Information to Improve Population Health

    (via Harvard Business Review)

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  • The era of exponential improvement in healthcare?

    The era of exponential improvement in healthcare?

    (via McKinsey)

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  • Ending the love affair with the fax machine

    Ending the love affair with the fax machine

    As more advanced alternatives become available in health care, we continue to have the following debate: should the fax machine still be the primary tool we use to communicate sensitive information?

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  • Change with the times, and the tech

    Change with the times, and the tech

    Innovative technologies have the potential to greatly improve health care.

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  • Can patient-generated data help physicians deliver better care?

    Can patient-generated data help physicians deliver better care?

    With an impending tidal wave of digital health information coming from patients, how do we reconcile the importance and value of a meticulous clinical history?

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