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2013-12-04 16:25:29

HAMILTON, ON, Dec. 4, 2013 /CNW/ - Mark Farrow is named today as a 2014 Premier 100 IT Leader by Computerworld. Farrow is the Vice President and Chief Information Officer (CIO) Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS), CIO St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton and CIO and eHealth Lead, Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Local Health Integration Network. He is one of few Canadians named to receive this international recognition for impacting organizations through technology. Farrow discusses IT in...

2013-11-27 12:24:03

HAMILTON & LONDON, ON, Nov. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Hamilton Health Sciences, St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton and London Health Sciences Centre are announcing today that a Request for Qualifications for a Managed Equipment Services (MES) Partnership is to be issued on December 3, 2013. Diagnostic Services and Medical Diagnostic Unit departments at the hospitals are implementing a novel and leading best practice to support their medical and molecular imaging clinical,...

2013-11-21 16:26:12

Hamilton Hospitals Get Feedback in Time to Make a Difference to Patients with First Prospective, Cross-System, Radiology Peer Review Implementation TORONTO, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Integrated Department of Diagnostic Services at Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) and St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton (SJHH) are the first in Canada to successfully deploy a radiology peer review and quality assurance platform that works in real-time. In this city-wide implementation, four...

2013-10-30 08:32:51

HAMILTON, ON, Oct. 30, 2013 /CNW/ - Hamilton Health Sciences announced today the appointment of Rob MacIsaac as President and CEO, effective February 1, 2014. MacIsaac will take over from current President and CEO Murray Martin who is retiring after 13 years in the role. "We are extremely pleased to have attracted a leader of Rob's calibre," said Paul Chapin, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Hamilton Health Sciences on making the announcement. "He has a track record of...

2013-10-18 16:23:40

HAMILTON, ON, Oct. 18, 2013 /CNW/ - The smallest surviving baby born in Hamilton, Ont. went home this week from McMaster Children's Hospital to her Niagara Falls family. Baby Rachel Blythin was born June 3 at 330 grams, so small she wore doll clothes. Rachel was attached in utero to her identical twin Evelyn through twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome, pumping blood and nutrients to Evelyn, leaving Rachel little room to grow. Fearing for Rachel's life, doctors delivered the...

2012-11-16 12:26:19

HAMILTON, Ontario, Nov. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The integrated department of diagnostic services at Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) and St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton (SJHH) announced today that it is launching a city-wide, integrated Radiology and Nuclear Medicine peer review pilot project. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121116/NY15125LOGO) The pilot project seeks to implement a quality assurance, improvement and collaboration program for radiology and nuclear...

2005-11-04 17:56:21

HAMILTON, ONTARIO--Waist-to-hip ratio, not body mass index (BMI), is the best obesity measure for assessing a person's risk of heart attack, concludes a global study published in this week's issue of The Lancet. If obesity is redefined using waist-to-hip ratio instead of BMI the proportion of people at risk of heart attack increases by threefold, calculate the authors. Previous research has shown that obesity increases the risk of heart disease. However, these studies have mainly been done...