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Attention R5 residents!
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Have you registered for the JOINTS Canada 2014 Shoulder Course? This course, exclusively for R5 residents, is being held in Ottawa from Jan. 30-31, 2014. Space is extremely limited so register before it sells out. The event offers cadaver labs, small group teaching sessions, video sessions and more. To register and learn more about this course, click here.
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Oyez résidents de 5e année!
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Êtes-vous inscrit au Cours sur la chirurgie de l'épaule 2014 offert par JOINTS Canada? Ce cours, réservé aux résidents de 5e année, a lieu à Ottawa, du 30 au 31 janvier 2014. Les places sont très limitées, alors inscrivez-vous avant qu'il ne soit trop tard! Ce programme comprend des laboratoires d'anatomie, de l'enseignement en petits groupes, des vidéos de chirurgies et bien plus encore! Pour vous inscrire au cours ou en savoir davantage, veuillez cliquer ici.
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Canada's costly health care wait times
Winnipeg Free Press
Waiting has become a defining characteristic of the Canadian health care experience, but the consequences imposed on patients by delayed access to universally accessible care are too often ignored in the health care debate. To be clear, some Canadians can wait with minimal consequence. Not so for others.
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Is the private health information of Canadians being shared with U.S. border services?
Canada.com
Ontario's privacy watchdog is probing reports that private health information is being shared with U.S. border services, saying it's a matter "of grave concern" to her. Her office "will investigate the matter and ensure that the personal health information of Ontarians is not being compromised by any organizations under my jurisdiction," Information and Privacy Commissioner Ann Cavoukian said in an email to Ontario's New Democrats, who requested her help.
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Santé Canada approuve l'oxycodone générique
La Presse
Santé Canada a approuvé récemment une forme générique de l'oxycodone au moment où les autorités américaines pressaient leurs homologues canadiens d'interdire un tel type de puissant antidouleur, en faisant notamment valoir le fort risque de développer une dépendance.
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Canadian private insurance drug costs 'sustainable'
PharmaTimes
More than 20 million Canadians are covered by private drug plans, and concerns have been expressed in this market about the potential costs of specialty and biologic medicines, the impact of an aging population and a rapidly-changing business environment, says Rx&D.
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Tech innovations underused in Canadian healthcare
Benefits Canada
Technology will continue to transform Canada's healthcare landscape, but, in the mean time, certain innovations — including some that have already permeated other aspects of modern life — remain underused in the country's medical field, according to physicians. One innovation that is a staple of modern life but still isn't widely available in Canada's healthcare system is email.
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Bone and Joint Canada reçoit le Prix de l'application des connaissances 2013 de l'IALA des IRSC
CNW
L'Institut de l'appareil locomoteur et de l'arthrite des Instituts de recherche en santé du Canada est ravi d'annoncer que le Prix de l'application des connaissances 2013 de l'IALA des IRSC est remis à Bone and Joint Canada. Mme Eve Adams, députée de Mississauga-Brampton Sud et secrétaire parlementaire de la ministre de la Santé, a présenté le prix lors de la réception d'ouverture du congrès et du symposium de recherche de l'Alliance de l'arthrite du Canada.

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Doctors' group: ER overcrowding is a public health crisis
Truro Daily News
A doctors' group is calling for national benchmarks aimed at shortening wait times for patients seeking care in hospital emergency departments. The Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians (CAEP) says contrary to popular belief, emergency room overcrowding is not caused by inappropriate use or by patients without their own doctors.

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Opération charme de Cuba auprès des malades québécois
La Presse
Pour des raisons économiques ou de temps d'attente indus, déjà, des centaines de Québécois ont choisi de recevoir des soins médicaux à Cuba dont la réputation du système médical, excellente, dépasse maintenant les frontières de l'Amérique latine où des pays n'ont pas hésité à échanger du pétrole contre des docteurs cubains.

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