Physician

  • 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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  • Preserving the human touch in medicine in a digital age

    Preserving the human touch in medicine in a digital age

    (via CMAJ)

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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 future waits for no one―be the one to lead the way with the Physician Leadership Institute

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  • How American EMRs came to dominate Canadian health care

    How American EMRs came to dominate Canadian health care

    (via CMAJ News)

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • The era of exponential improvement in healthcare?

    The era of exponential improvement in healthcare?

    (via McKinsey)

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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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  • 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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  • Where the Board Room Meets the Exam Room: Bringing Business Leaders to Healthcare's Frontline

    Where the Board Room Meets the Exam Room: Bringing Business Leaders to Healthcare's Frontline

    (via Forbes)

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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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  • Dr. Alexa Will See You Now: Can We Trust Digital Assistants With Our Health Data?

    Dr. Alexa Will See You Now: Can We Trust Digital Assistants With Our Health Data?

    (via Singularity Hub)

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  • If at first you don’t succeed…

    If at first you don’t succeed…

    Dr. Dennis Reich and Dr. Breanne Everett share the value of being around like-minded individuals as well as the importance of patience when it comes to innovation.

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  • Meet physician innovator Dr. David Benrimoh1:39

    Meet physician innovator Dr. David Benrimoh

    In 2018, Dr. David Benrimoh received a $25,000 Joule Innovation grant for his initiative, Aifred Health.

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