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Archive for February, 2019
 
Friday, February 22nd, 2019
Aging and Brain Health Innovation: What’s Next Canada?

Aging and Brain Health Innovation: What’s Next Canada? March 20, 2019. Join the nation’s leading innovators, entrepreneurs and global companies for world-class keynotes, discussions, rapid fire presentations and demonstrations of ground-breaking innovations in the aging and brain health sector.

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Thursday, February 14th, 2019
What the Doctor Ordered: Improving the Use and Value of Laboratory Testing

What the Doctor Ordered: Improving the Use and Value of Laboratory Testing CD Howe Report The Study In Brief About 70 percent of medical decisions are based on the results of laboratory tests (Forsman 1996). If testing amounts to inappropriate over-utilization, it could lead to further unnecessary testing, inaccurate diagnosis and potentially inappropriate treatments that […]

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Monday, February 11th, 2019
Why I Didn’t Tell My Boss I Have Bipolar Disorder — Until Now

Why I Didn’t Tell My Boss I Have Bipolar Disorder — Until Now By Steele Roddick We’ve made progress on destigmatizing mental illness in recent years. I’ve made strides of my own, and the conversations I’ve had with friends and colleagues have given me not just hollow hope, but concrete confidence that things are headed […]

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Tuesday, February 5th, 2019
Better Healthcare for Albertans

A Report by The Office of the Auditor General of Alberta May 2017 Introduction Since the 1990s the Office of the Auditor General has conducted over 40 audits on aspects of the Alberta health system, such as seniors care, mental health and addictions, primary care and chronic disease management Our findings covered many different subjects […]

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