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Harold Varmus - Champion of Open Access, One of the Most Influential People in Science by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Nobel laureate Harold Varmus - former director of the National Institutes of Health - has been named one of 2008's " 10 Most Influential People in Science". Varmus and his ... Read on »
Health Care in Canada 2009: A Decade in Review by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Health Care in Canada 2009: A Decade in Review The past 10 years have seen remarkable shifts in the delivery of health care in Canada and tremendous growth in the availab ... Read on »
Health Provider Action & Media Coverage of IFHP Reform by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The proposed Interim Federal Health Program cuts (discussed further here ) have not only motivated individual physicians to action, but also mobilized groups of health ... Read on »
Health Providers for Refugee Care: National Day of Action June 18th by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy As my colleague pointed out here and here , the current federal government is going to be instituting major cuts to health services for refugees starting at the end ... Read on »
Healthy food policies at risk by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The Globe & Mail has a story about our most recent commentary , on the cluttering of Canadian federal government food policy committees with food sector representati ... Read on »
Help bring Dr. Loubani home by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Dear Open Medicine community, if you've been watching the news you'll have seen that Foreign Affairs has just confirmed that two Canadians were arrested in Cairo ... Read on »
Here comes Apple's iPhone IV (soon!) by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy See also , and In June 2010, Apple announced its next major upgrade to the iPhone platform calling it the "." The iPhone 4 features an all-new design: two cameras, o ... Read on »
HIV Control Strategies in South India - OM Paper by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy In Comment & analysis:Recent trends in HIV incidence in coastal South India: Implications for prioritizing HIV control strategies. Open Medicine, March 17th, 2009 By Kumar, ... Read on »
How Do Canadians Rate the Health Care System? November 2010 by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Canadians visiting emergency departments for care, instead of seeing primary health care providers Health Council of Canada releases 2010 Commonwealth Fund Internati ... Read on »
How to contribute to the MASH blog by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The MASH blog is intended as an open forum that welcomes contributions from anyone interested in making meaningful analogies in sports and health. We will shortly be ... Read on »
How to Fix Canada's Health Care System by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Therese Stukel and David Henry, two lead authors on this week's OM paper , argue on the Huffington Post blog that Canada's health care system requires urgent reform, ... Read on »
How Wikis Might Change Medical Research by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy “ Medical research and social media: Can wikis be used as a publishing platform in medicine “? Sally Murray, Dean Giustini, Tarek Loubani, Stephen Choi, Anita Palepu Open ... Read on »
Ian Tannock on cancer clinical trials by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Professor Tannock talks about the need for better clinical trials of new cancer treatments. Read on »
Improvement on Ice: Curling and Quality Improvement Science by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Mary Smillie, Health Quality Consultant, Saskatchewan Ever heard of ?  The ? No?  Well, I’m guessing you’re not Canadian. They’re Canada’s national curling champ ... Read on »
Improving chronic disease management by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Providing better care for patients with chronic disease requires well-connected networks , each consisting of a primary care provider, specialists, and hospitals. Id ... Read on »
Improving working conditions for human health by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Assuming our global responsibility: improving working conditions for health care workers globally http://www.openmedicine.ca/article/view/294/264 Annalee Yassi, Elizabe ... Read on »
Interim Federal Health, Bill C-31, Jason Kenney & Refugee Health – a Primer by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, has been a very busy man as of late. In less than five months, he has sought to redefine Can ... Read on »
International Development Coordinating Group (IDCG) - Campbell Collaboration by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Campbell has established a new group: the International Development Coordinating Group (IDCG) URL: "...The International Development Coordinating Group prepares, ... Read on »
Introduction to Open Access Publishing for Research Managers by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The Annual Meeting of the Society of Research Administrators was held October 9-13, at the Gaylord National Convention Center, National Harbor, Md. It hosted over 100 concur ... Read on »
Is Twitter Useful for Physicians? If Used Well by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Are you aware that Open Medicine is on Twitter? http://www.twitter.com/openmedicine and you can follow me at http://www.twitter.com/giustini   Can you see anything of ... Read on »