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  • Using tech to assess risk of falling

    Using tech to assess risk of falling

    Dr. Frank Knoefel is a clinician and investigator at the Bruyère Research Institute. He focuses […]
    Dr. Frank Knoefel is a clinician and investigator at the Bruyère Research Institute. He focuses on the use of technology to facilitate aging in place. This includes the use of sensors to monitor older adult well-being in the areas of cognition, mobility and physical health.
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  • ARCH Network

    ARCH Network

    Led by a team at the Kingston General Hospital Research Institute, ARCH is an interdisciplinary, […]
    Led by a team at the Kingston General Hospital Research Institute, ARCH is an interdisciplinary, collaborative platform for sharing and profiling global health research that leads to positive change.
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  • Building better sexual assault services for transgender survivors

    Building better sexual assault services for transgender survivors

    Up to half of those who identify as transgender experience sexualized violence in their lifetime. […]
    Up to half of those who identify as transgender experience sexualized violence in their lifetime. It is critical to seek care as soon as possible after sexual assault, but more than a fifth of transgender people in Ontario say they have avoided the hospital emergency department because of past experience of discrimination or the fear they would face discrimination. Dr. Janice Du Mont, EdD at Women's College Hospital, in collaboration with the Ontario Network of Sexual Assault / Domestic Violence Treatment Centres, and an expert advisory group, is working to ensure that transgender survivors of violence receive care that meets their needs.
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  • New tool helps patients transition from hospital to home

    New tool helps patients transition from hospital to home

    When to take your medication. What symptoms to be concerned about. When to see your […]
    When to take your medication. What symptoms to be concerned about. When to see your doctor next. Being discharged from hospital can be stressful. The Patient Oriented Discharge Summary (PODS) alleviates some of that stress for patients and their caregivers. It is an innovative and proven tool to help patients and families know how to manage at home once discharged from hospital. With support from ARTIC (Adopting Research to Improve Care), PODS is being spread to 27 hospitals across Ontario, expected to benefit approximately 50,000 patients in the first year alone.
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  • We Are Explorers

    We Are Explorers

    Every day at Hamilton Health Sciences, we explore the possibility to make life better for […]
    Every day at Hamilton Health Sciences, we explore the possibility to make life better for people in our community and around the world. We’re a diverse group of doctors, nurses, academics and health professionals who share this common goal, and our patients are at the heart of every exploration we make.
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  • Justin’s Odyssey: A journey in rare disease data sharing

    Justin’s Odyssey: A journey in rare disease data sharing

    Justin Vachon was born in 1997 with a rare neurological disorder. His family shared his […]
    Justin Vachon was born in 1997 with a rare neurological disorder. His family shared his genetic data through Matchmaker Exchange bringing their diagnostic odyssey to an end 19 years later. The video was released as part of GA4GH Connect, the five year strategic plan of the Global Alliance for Genomics and Health (GA4GH), which aims to enable real-world data sharing by 2022. Learn more.
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