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  • There must be a better way: sanitization robot invented to speed up COVID-19 cleaning protocols

    There must be a better way: sanitization robot invented to speed up COVID-19 cleaning protocols

    With new COVID-19 cleaning protocols adding to surgical wait times, Dr. Joseph Ma and Bionic-i™ create a sanitization device to increase efficiency in operating rooms and beyond

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  • Let’s make physician wellness a priority. The CMA Physician Wellness Hub is a curated collection of wellness tools & resources vetted by experts.

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  • Tablets, training and tech support: new program is helping low-income seniors stay connected to others during the COVID-19 pandemic

    Tablets, training and tech support: new program is helping low-income seniors stay connected to others during the COVID-19 pandemic

    With nearly all in-home services for seniors suspended, this York Region program is targeting isolated seniors in community housing.

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  • Ask a Librarian: Breast cancer

    Ask a Librarian: Breast cancer

    October is breast cancer awareness month. Joule’s Ask a Librarian team has selected resources on this topic using a variety of tools.

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  • Banding together for virtual care: Atlantic medical associations join forces to examine what’s needed to advance virtual care

    Banding together for virtual care: Atlantic medical associations join forces to examine what’s needed to advance virtual care

    Billing, physician compensation, and benefits of virtual care in Atlantic Canada focus of new study

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  • “This is a marathon.”: New program prepares LTC homes for the next wave of the pandemic

    “This is a marathon.”: New program prepares LTC homes for the next wave of the pandemic

    The LTC+ program helps people working in LTC make immediate improvements to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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  • Medical students unite to alleviate seniors’ isolation during COVID-19

    Medical students unite to alleviate seniors’ isolation during COVID-19

    Grassroots program scales to continue providing companionship to seniors, one call at a time

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  • The Wellness Connection is a safe space where physicians and medical learners can get peer support online.

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  • Ask a Librarian: COVID-19 (updated regularly)

    Ask a Librarian: COVID-19 (updated regularly)

    Joule's Ask a Librarian team has curated a variety of clinical resources and guidelines on coronaviruses and COVID-19 for doctors.

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  • Buying in bulk: PPE Access pilot takes on community demand

    Buying in bulk: PPE Access pilot takes on community demand

    How a community PPE drive led to a co-op purchase program.

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  • Ask a Librarian: Antibiotic resistance and stewardship

    Ask a Librarian: Antibiotic resistance and stewardship

    Antibiotic resistance happens when bacteria that cause illness become resistant to the antibiotic drugs used to treat them. Here are some resources on the topic from Joule’s Ask a Librarian team.

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  • Ask a Librarian: immunization awareness

    Ask a Librarian: immunization awareness

    As we head into flu season, you are ideally suited to provide patients with evidence-based information on immunization. Here are some resources on immunization selected by Joule’s Ask a Librarian team

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  • Five research discoveries affecting clinical care for COVID-19

    Five research discoveries affecting clinical care for COVID-19

    Read an update from the DynaMed Infectious Disease team about five research discoveries that have affected clinical care of patients with COVID-19 around the world.

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  • Culture change: How one hospital scaled up their wellness program during COVID-19

    Culture change: How one hospital scaled up their wellness program during COVID-19

    Dr. Mary Elliott and her team had 5 months to develop and implement the BRITE resiliency program for hospital staff. She explains her success and how it has helped them better cope with the pandemic.

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  • Taking stock during times of high stress: risk factors and red flags

    Taking stock during times of high stress: risk factors and red flags

    Health care professionals have been facing intense uncertainty and demand due to the pandemic, making it tough to see personal wellness risks. Dr. Michael Kaufmann shares red flags to look out for.

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  • Secrets of success: how one hospital partnered with private industry to build a virtual care platform

    Secrets of success: how one hospital partnered with private industry to build a virtual care platform

    Virtual health company Maple helped Western Hospital kickstart a tele-rounding project in less than six months.

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  • On wellness in medicine: physician says times have changed, but stigma still exists

    On wellness in medicine: physician says times have changed, but stigma still exists

    Most physicians will say medicine was their calling, but it's tough on the body and mind. Dr. Jillian Horton says it’s time to confront professional prejudices with mental health.

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  • Helping your patients get comfortable with virtual care: a how-to guide

    Helping your patients get comfortable with virtual care: a how-to guide

    With physical distancing measures in place, virtual care services have been propelled into the mainstream to help doctors and their patients connect safely at a distance.

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  • How to lead with compassion in times of crisis

    How to lead with compassion in times of crisis

    COVID-19 has upended health systems. Organizational psychologist Michael West explains the principles of compassionate leadership and how leaders can use it to overcome the hurdles they’re facing.

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  • A clinician’s guide: how to manage morally distressing situations

    A clinician’s guide: how to manage morally distressing situations

    While you can’t avoid every situation that causes moral distress, there are strategies to decrease their impact on your well-being and help you feel more in control when these feelings resurface.

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  • Preparing for the unknown: mental readiness lessons from the military

    Preparing for the unknown: mental readiness lessons from the military

    First-year resident Dr. Stephanie Smith explains STRIVE, the mental readiness model she learned in the military, and how physicians can use it to deal with pressures from the pandemic.

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  • It is our turn to say thank you: a physician’s perspective

    It is our turn to say thank you: a physician’s perspective

    May 1 was National Physicians’ Day in Canada, and the outpouring of gratitude from all levels of society was moving. But Dr. Ann Collins believes it is equally important to return the sentiment.

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