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Grey Literature in Public Health Web Conference Series 2011 by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy        |               |               |        Grey Literature in Public Health Web Conference Series 2011     AcademyHealth is ple ... Read on »
Grey Matters: a practical tool for evidence-based searching by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH) is an independent, not-for-profit agency funded by federal, provincial and territorial governments to provid ... Read on »
GreyLit Can -- Some recent grey literature in health by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy  "Auditor-General Sheila Fraser recently subjected the Yukon's Department of Health and Social Services to a review. Her report... was scathing, but the Yukon has pledged to ... Read on »
Guest Blogger - Dr. Farhan Asrar, part I, on "Dr. WW Keen" by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy William Williams Keen (January 19, 1837 – June 7, 1932) by Dr. Farhan Asrar Dr. W. W. Keen was an internationally renowned surgeon considered by many to be among the g ... Read on »
Guest Post - Richard Moyle, Mesothelioma Cancer Center by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy What is 'mesothelioma'? Mesothelioma is a rare and aggressive cancer caused by exposure to asbestos, a naturally occurring mineral that was once widely used in a number o ... Read on »
Haiti - Searching for reliable information after an earthquake by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Introduction On January 12th, 2010, a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck the country of Haiti with an epicentre near Port-au-Prince. In the coming weeks and months, healt ... Read on »
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 »
Healthcare system woes by Anita and Stephen .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy A recent report from the Commonwealth Fund , a non-profit, private American foundation, compares the U.S. healthcare system with a number of its international counte ... 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 »