Geriatrician reflects on his specialty’s “big picture” approach

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June 19, 2019

“We ask, ‘How do I help the whole person and how do I help the family?’ If you like that level of complexity, not dealing with just one system or one organ, then this is a field for you.”

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The surprising ways Baby Boomers impact ophthalmologist care

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June 19, 2019

“I think that what gets lost is that there are a lot of diseases that have a prevalence rate with seniors and with the Baby Boomers coming forward, the demands are soaring.”

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Seniors receive about one third of all medical services, new study shows

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June 18, 2019

The report analyzed data on all fee-for-service care provided to patients aged 65 and older from the Canadian Institute for Health Information’s National Physician Database.

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UPDATE – Poor health system planning often to blame for unemployed docs

1 MIN READ
May 7, 2019

New findings from the Royal College’s employment study, the follow-up to the 2013 report that alerted the country to the employment challenges faced by many new specialists.

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What does it mean to provide culturally safe care for Indigenous patients?

4 MIN READ
April 11, 2019

Indigenous health will soon be a core component of postgraduate medical education. Find out how the Indigenous Health PGME Implementation Steering Committee is approaching this work.

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eConsult service sees growth, speeds patient access to specialist community

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October 10, 2018

Find out more about an eConsult service that is transforming how patients access the specialist community. Already, close to 30,000 cases have been completed without a face-to-face specialist appointment.

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