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2013-12-10 12:36:53

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Dec. 10, 2013 /CNW/ - Kronos Incorporated today announced that three out of the 10 health authorities responsible for healthcare delivery in Nova Scotia -- Capital Health, Cumberland Health Authority, and IWK Health Centre -- are using its suite of workforce management solutions for increased efficiency. The decision to implement Kronos resulted from a business innovation fund sponsored by the Government of Nova Scotia, which supports initiatives that make public...

2012-11-27 08:27:55

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) today announced that the IWK Heath Centre, Atlantic Canada's leading health centre providing specialized, quality care to women, children, youth and families, has converted to Masimo SET(®) pulse oximetry and sensor technologies, the standard-of-care at leading health organizations worldwide. Masimo SET(®) pulse oximetry virtually eliminates false alarms(1) and increases a clinician's ability to detect...

2012-05-03 06:26:39

Annual golf tradition to support the funding of critical health needs of children, women and families in Maritime Canada HALIFAX, May 3, 2012 /CNW/ - The IWK Health Centre Foundation has been selected as the benefiting charity for the 2012 TELUS World Skins Game taking place on Monday, July 30 and Tuesday, July 31 at the Glen Arbour Golf Course in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The funds raised from the event will go to the IWK Health Centre, which provides critical and specialized care to...

2010-06-22 07:30:00

RICHMOND HILL, Ontario, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Draeger Medical Canada, Inc. today announced the award of a contract to provide an advanced Anesthesia Information Management System (AIMS) for the Capital District Health Authority and IWK Health Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Innovian Anesthesia is the next generation of the most comprehensive information technology solution for the safe delivery and management of anesthesia. It is currently being used successfully in over 130 hospitals...

2009-07-15 11:20:00

HALIFAX, July 15 /PRNewswire/ - Scientists in Atlantic Canada have found a gene that may play a role in skin aging. Researchers were investigating the genetic cause of a rare disorder known as cutis laxa type 2 (CL2), which causes skin on the hands, feet and face to be loose and older looking, as well as growth and developmental delays including effects on the brain. In the process, researchers found some interesting correlations with the synthesis of proline, a chemical associated with skin...