Thursday, November 24, 2011

Health at a Glance 2011: OECD Indicator

Canada’s survival rates for breast and colorectal cancer are among the highest in the OECD. Canada also
does well in primary care, preventing costly hospital admissions from chronic conditions such as asthma
and uncontrolled diabetes. High in-hospital adverse events and long waiting times are a concern."

See CTV article as well.

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Software to help improve the care of people with dementia

"Portrait consists of interactive multimedia presentations that contain brief biographical and personal information relevant to a particular person with dementia. This helps busy care staff working with that individual to learn about his or her past in a relatively short time, and enables them to improve the quality of care they deliver."

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Who is a nurse and who isn’t

Nova Scotia’s nurses change uniform to solve identity crisis

Isn't a hospital worker a hospital worker?

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