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From accidental opioid dependency to advocate

Charlotte Munro bears a tattoo of her ECG reading from when she emerged from a near fatal coma. It’s a talisman of sorts, with the phrase “have faith” incorporated into the graph lines. “When doctors didn’t have a prognosis to…

EMPOWER Digital Awards

Four more EMPOWER awards are being “powered” with OSSU funding to extend the impact of patient-oriented research in Ontario, this time with an increased focus on digital health solutions: Helping adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities better manage and communicate…

Subventions en santé numérique EMPOWER

Quatre projets EMPOWER de plus sont « propulsés » avec l’aide financière de l’USSO pour étendre la portée de la recherche axée sur le patient en Ontario, cette fois en mettant l’accent sur les solutions de santé numériques : Aider les adultes ayant…

Multimedia course brings patient engagement to life for students

Tasked with delivering a patient-engagement workshop for graduate students in the Friday afternoon slot of a four-day bootcamp, organizers got creative with video, multimedia, storytelling and more. “We knew we had to be pretty darn engaging,” says Dr. Kerry Kuluski,…