Pan Am Clinic offers some healthy advice

A family of philanthropists who plans to donate millions of dollars to a London, Ont., sports medicine facility swooped into Winnipeg on a private jet Friday to tour the Pan Am Clinic, a place it considers the best of its kind in the country. The family brought with it a team of doctors from London’s […]

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B.C. well prepared to deal with possible Ebola virus : health minister

VANCOUVER – B.C.’s health minister has assured the public that the province is prepared to deal with a case of Ebola after a second U.S. health worker tested positive for the virus. Terry Lake said Wednesday the risk in B.C. is low, but provincial health authorities have in place infection control systems and procedures that […]

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Dallas nurses cite sloppy conditions, dangerous practices in Ebola care

DALLAS – A Liberian Ebola patient was left in an open area of a Dallas emergency room for hours, and the nurses treating him worked for days without proper protective gear and faced constantly changing protocols, according to a statement released late Tuesday by the largest U.S. nurses’ union. Nurses were forced to use medical […]

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CMC Partners With BC Care Providers Association

Case Management Canada Inc has recently been accepted as a commercial member of the BC Care Providers Association (BCCPA). BCCPA the leading industry association for personal care homes and home healthcare providers conducting business in British Columbia. CMC has developed a specialty in assisting healthcare providers and, in particular, personal care homes, with workers compensation […]

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WCB of Manitoba Assessment Rate Model Update

As we have been telling our clients for the past several months, the WCB of Manitoba is currently undergoing a complete review of their assessment rate setting model. We had thought that the review would be complete, with potential changes implemented for 2015. However, we have been advised that the review is ongoing and will […]

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Nova Scotia to strike committee to examine PTSD assistance for emergency workers

HALIFAX – Nova Scotia Health Minister Leo Glavine says the government is prepared to strike an all-party legislative committee to examine ways to assist police officers, paramedics and other emergency responders suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. Glavine says the idea would be to find concrete ways to provide support to emergency workers and volunteer responders. […]

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Nova Scotia health merger law coming Monday.

HALIFAX – Nova Scotia’s health minister says the government’s bill to reduce the number of health districts from 10 to two and streamline bargaining with health unions will be introduced Monday. Leo Glavine says the legislation will dramatically reduce the number of labour bargaining units representing health workers. Read more…

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