The key to making it as a health startup: strategize

The past year and a half has been a hotbed for healthcare innovation. Seeing the recent success of many digital health startups, other entrepreneurs are attempting to break into the market for themselves. But in a highly regulated and competitive industry like healthcare, finding your way in the marketplace can be a daunting challenge. “Starting a company can be complex […]

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On coronavirus, Trump and health advisers go their separate ways – The Denver Post

WASHINGTON — A multi-state coronavirus surge in the countdown to Election Day has exposed a clear split between President Donald Trump’s bullish embrace of a return to normalcy and urgent public warnings from the government’s top health officials. It’s the opposite of what usually happens in a public health crisis, because political leaders tend to repeat and amplify the recommendations […]

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4 ‘supersites’ to replace 26 Dynacare diagnostic labs in Winnipeg

Private medical company Dynacare is consolidating 26 of the 53 diagnostic labs it operates in or near Winnipeg into four “supersites”, Global News has learned. The Brampton Ont.-based company operates all of the private blood and urine collection sites in Winnipeg, sending samples daily to its King Edward Street laboratory for analysis. The new “supersites” will open throughout December this […]

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Engineering lymphatic vessels as a therapeutic to heal the heart

The cardiovascular system is a complex network of veins, arteries and capillaries. Within that network, lymphatic vessels are critical to the heart’s ability to heal in the event of a heart attack. When they’re functional, lymphatic vessels drain excess fluid that can cause swelling, and carry immune cells that can regulate inflammation and fight infection—each of which are a potential […]

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Health care protest expected to draw hundreds to Queen’s Park

The Ontario Health Coalition says it’s ready to defend public and non-profit health care and is hoping to send a message to the Progressive Conservative government. Jeff Hanks with the London Health Coalition said roughly 150 buses from across the province, including two from London, will be heading to Queen’s Park on Tuesday to protest cuts to health care and […]

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Frustrated patient’s viral video demonstrates N.S. ‘health crisis,’ doctors say

Doctors Nova Scotia says a viral video made by a frustrated young mother who says she waited two years for her cancer diagnosis demonstrates the province’s troubling family doctor shortage. President-elect Dr. Gary Ernest says the idea that there are people who can’t get help for minor problems, let alone for more serious health issues, constitutes “a health crisis.” In […]

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