Dr. Jeffrey Pernica and colleagues at Hamilton Health Sciences, in collaboration with Dr. Robert Slinger at CHEO, developed a novel molecular technique that identifies the bacterial cause of complicated pneumonia, increasing treatment efficiency and potentially saving Ontario over $15,000 in annual drug costs.
Researchers at Sunnybrook find no advantage to having a cesarean section over a vaginal birth in terms of mitigating risks for twin births. With an estimated 5,700 twins born in Ontario each year, the recommendation for vaginal delivery could save the system between $3-8 million annually.
After five years of dialogue, debate and discussion on one of Canada’s largest health care social media communities, #hcsmca, Colleen Young has learned a lot about Canada’s health enterprise. Before moving on to help build online communities for the prestigious Mayo Clinic in the States, Colleen met with Catalyst to share insights about the power […]