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2016 COA Annual Meeting Housing — Book Early!

Because Québec City is very popular summer destination, we encourage COA members to make their housing accommodations for the 2016 Annual Meeting early. Our housing blocks at the Hilton Québec and the Delta Québec (both connected to the Convention Centre where the meeting will be held) are now open to the membership. Click here to book your room at either of these properties. The COA Annual Meeting will be held from June 16-19, 2016 at the Québec City Convention Centre.

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Hébergement pour la Réunion annuelle 2016 de l'ACO — Faites vite!

Comme Québec est une destination vacances très prisée en été, nous invitons les membres de l'ACO à réserver leur chambre tôt pour la Réunion annuelle 2016. Nous avons déjà réservé un bloc de chambres au Hilton Québec de même qu'au Delta Québec (ces deux établissements communiquent avec le Centre des congrès de Québec, où la Réunion aura lieu). Cliquez ici pour y réserver une chambre. La Réunion annuelle de l'ACO aura lieu au Centre des congrès de Québec, du 16 au 19 juin 2016.
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Canadian Arthroplasty Society (CAS) — Call for Abstracts Open until September 18

The 4th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Arthroplasty Society (CAS) will be held from November 26-27, 2015 at the Sheraton Ottawa Hotel in Ottawa, Ontario.

The call for abstracts for this event is now open until September 18. Click here to view submission guidelines and to learn more about this event.


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Société canadienne d'arthroplastie — Invitation à soumettre des précis d'ici le 18 septembre

La quatrième Réunion annuelle de la Société canadienne d'arthroplastie (CAS) aura lieu les 26 et 27 novembre 2015, à Ottawa (Ontario), au Sheraton Ottawa Hotel.

Il est possible de soumettre des précis pour cette manifestation jusqu'au 18 septembre. Cliquez ici pour accéder aux lignes directrices applicables ou pour en savoir davantage sur la Réunion annuelle.

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Educational Session Recordings from the COA 2015 Annual Meeting Now Available Online

Missed a session at this year's Annual Meeting? Were you unable to attend the entire event? The COA Live Learning Centre is the resource you need to experience online session recordings from this year's Annual Meeting. Continue your professional development with our most engaging sessions from the event.

If you attended the meeting, you can catch up on sessions you missed at no additional cost. COA members who couldn't make it to this year's event can access complimentary recordings.

Visit the COA Live Learning Centre now to check out our available content.

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Séances de formation enregistrées à la Réunion annuelle 2015 de l'ACO maintenant en ligne

Vous avez raté une séance à la dernière Réunion annuelle? Vous n'avez pas pu assister à toute la manifestation? Le COA Live Learning Centre est la ressource idéale, puisqu'il vous permet d'accéder en ligne aux séances enregistrées à la Réunion annuelle. Poursuivez votre perfectionnement grâce aux séances les plus intéressantes proposées.

Si vous avez assisté à la Réunion, vous pouvez jeter un coup d'œil aux séances que vous avez manquées sans frais supplémentaires. Les membres de l'ACO qui n'ont pas pu être des nôtres cette année peuvent quant à eux accéder gratuitement aux enregistrements.

Accédez au COA Live Learning Centre dès maintenant pour consulter le contenu offert.

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Minister Ambrose Announces Investment in Youth Soccer Injury Prevention Programs

The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health with Victor Montagliani, President, Canada Soccer, Dr. Jiri Dvorak, Chief Medical Officer, Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), and Richard Way, CEO, Canadian Sport for Life announced a total investment of $2 million aimed at reducing injuries in Canadian youth soccer players. This investment supports two soccer injury prevention programs: FIFA 11+ and Movement Preparation. The FIFA 11+ program is an injury prevention program that reduces the rates of knee and ankle injuries by up to 46% in soccer. Over the last year, work has been undertaken by Bone and Joint Canada (BJC) in conjunction with the Ontario Soccer Association to implement the program in clubs across the province. This announcement is excellent news as it means a commitment to the implementation of the injury prevention program across Canada and will continue to build on the success of the FIFA 11+ program in Ontario. Click here to view the announcement.
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 In the News / Dans les nouvelles


Showing surgeons 'massive' cost of disposable supplies leads to big savings for hospitals
National Post
During brain operations at Toronto Western Hospital, neurosurgeons used to squirt fibrin glue — a special coagulating substance &mdashp; to quickly staunch routine bleeding. The cost of that squirt: $364. Now, except in emergencies, doctors simply apply pressure for five minutes to get similar results. It takes slightly longer, but it's free.
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New superhospital ER overcrowded while occupancy rate drops at other hospitals
Montreal Gazette
The new emergency room of the MUHC superhospital is a hit with Montrealers who have been packing it since it opened in late April — with the unintended consequence the ERs of other West End hospitals have become much less crowded. Recently, the average daily volume of patients has jumped by at least 20 per cent in the ER at the Glen Site of the McGill University Health Centre, compared with the emergency department at the old Royal Victoria Hospital.
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Electronic medical record use halted in Nova Scotia hospitals
CBC News
Nova Scotia's Department of Health and Wellness is pressing pause on the number of doctors who can use electronic medical records (EMR) in provincial hospitals, a move Doctors Nova Scotia says could deter doctors from logging on in the future. The Department of Health issued the directive after the nine health authorities merged into one in April. The policy directive doesn't apply to doctors who have already been approved to use electronic medical records and physicians practicing outside of hospitals.
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Nouveau service de transport à l'hôpital en milieu rural au N.-B.
Radio-Canada
Jean Dubé, propriétaire de Première Navette, se lance ainsi en affaire. Son entreprise offre d'abord ses services aux personnes plus âgées en milieu rural qui doivent se rendre à l'hôpital. Le service est également offert à plus de gens. « On vise les familles qui doivent venir visiter les patients aussi, et les employés à l'intérieur des hôpitaux qui doivent se déplacer entre hôpitaux au Nouveau-Brunswick », précise M. Dubé.
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