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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Medicine involves leadership―Dr. Gigi Osler says ‘let’s lead the way’

    Medicine involves leadership―Dr. Gigi Osler says ‘let’s lead the way’

    Canadian Medical Association President Dr. Gigi Osler says when it comes to physician leadership, it’s time to change our mindsets.

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  • 4 tips for adopting an innovation mindset

    4 tips for adopting an innovation mindset

    For those who not only want to be prepared for the fast-changing landscape in health care, but who actually want to be active adopters, disrupters and influencers.

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  • How collaboration shaped my experience with innovation

    How collaboration shaped my experience with innovation

    Early in my practice, I noticed a pattern that was going to sink our health care system if we didn’t address it.

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  • The power of connections

    The power of connections

    We interviewed past Joule Innovation grant recipient Dr. DiValentino to learn about how the connections he's made along the way has helped improve access to care.

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  • It’s time to break up with the fax machine

    It’s time to break up with the fax machine

    In Canada, most physicians still use the fax as their primary means of communication when sharing patient information and critical medical data...here's why that needs to change.

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  • What is augmented reality?

    What is augmented reality?

    You work in real-time. Your technology should too.

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  • There must be a better way: medical innovation and adoption

    There must be a better way: medical innovation and adoption

    Despite advances in medical science, much of what makes up the system has not changed since its inception in the 1950s and 1960s. There must be a better way.

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  • Throwing patients a lifeline

    Throwing patients a lifeline

    Game changing technologies promise accessible care

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