In 2019, Dr. Linda Lee received a $100,000 Joule Innovation grant for her initiative, MINT Memory Clinics. MINT is disrupting the current dementia care model by making more efficient use of limited resources―and for the first time―provides access to the necessary high-quality dementia care within the local family doctor’s office.
A win-win-win: How a novel integrated approach is disrupting dementia care
Fueled by her professional and personal experiences, the MINT model of care is the brainchild of Kitchener-...
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Does this ancient tradition have a role in 21st century health care?
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Convergence: how three technologies inspired one solution to help surgeons
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Dr. Nada Gawad shares her inspiration for the app, the value of teamwork in turning her vision into reality and tackling some obstacles in innovation.
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Emergency medicine without borders
Recent initiatives to improve access to technology and training in emergency medicine in very different parts of the world.
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