Health News Recap

Health News Recap

Lauren Vogel | CMAJ | February 14, 2020 Canada is a long way from providing the same level of virtual care that is available in other countries, according to a national taskforce. The task force called for a pan-Canadian framework to address gaps in standards,...
No place to pump

No place to pump

No place to pump Wendy Glauser | Toronto, ON | February 14, 2020 Doctors encourage their patients to breastfeed but have limited workplace accommodations to do so themselves. Dr. Miriam Mottiar, an anesthesiologist at the Ottawa Hospital, returned to work when her...
Health News Recap

Health News Recap

Lauren Vogel | CMAJ | February 7, 2020 Health Canada should reconsider how it funds services for people with opioid use disorder, according to an internal report citing a “lack of progress” on the issue. The report suggests a shift to an “outcomes-based” model where...

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