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Two days, two randomized trials: stellar work led by @AmitXGarg and @DouglasLeeMD which center pragmatic trials in real-world data. These build on pioneering studies led by @JackVTu, Merrick Zwarenstein and others @ICESOntario. thelancet.com/journals/lance…; nejm.org/doi/full/10.10…
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📚#SundayReadss: Our latest report in@LongwoodsNotess Healthcare Quarterly emphasizes the need for effective policy interventions & awareness campaigns to improve non-powdered#gunn safety in#Canadaa. Read the full#researchh findings here ➡️bit.ly/3hgOQscx@dr_nr_saunderssT
We are thrilled to announce that @ICESOntario Board Chair @KevinSmithUHN has been appointed to the #OrderofOntario. Congratulations on this exceptional and well-deserved honour! #Read the full press release ➡️ bit.ly/3Nyy2ZI @UHN twitter.com/SylviaJonesMPP…
📣 Just released! The latest issue of Healthcare Quarterly is now available in@LongwoodsNotess.#Learnn about greening#healthcaree and more ➡️bit.ly/3UkoTGjwX
Unhoused individuals experiencing #mentalillness use #healthcare services at higher rates. We examined risk factors & behaviours linked to ⬆️ use. #Substance use, contact with the #JusticeSystem, & victimization were associated with ⬆️ rates of ED use bit.ly/3DAPglS
Understand what #data reveals on the relationship between the sex of a #physician and #patient outcomes. 🍵 Join us today at 12PM for a discussion with@WallisCJDD. The free#webinarr will be available at this link ➡️bit.ly/3MoiB5MZ — ID: 824 3525 8546; Password: 1234C
The good news from our latest preprint: boosters provide very strong initial protection (>90%) against Omicron hospitalizations/deaths in adults 50+ (even 80+), so it's a good idea to get a booster ASAP @ICESOntario @PublicHealthON @uoftmedicine medrxiv.org/content/10.110…
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🎉 Congratulations to@ICESOntarioo scientist@RickGlazier11, recipient of the 2022@ihpmeuoftt Peggy Leatt Knowledge & Impact Award! This award recognizes achievements in developing transformative platforms of evidence that improve#healthcaree and#healthh care systems@ihspr_cihrrK
We’re #hiring! Join our collaborative and innovative #team, where your skills, knowledge, and curiosity are valued. Help us change the future of #healthcare. View the full list of current #job opportunities here ➡️ bit.ly/3QXR9Nq
Is #melatonin a good sleep aid? @ICESOntario scientist @Mina__T reviews the evidence in the @TorontoStar ⤵️ thestar.com/life/health_we…
Why pregnancy is a ‘crystal ball’ for future #health — fantastic work from @ICESOntario scientist Joel Ray. #Read his interview with @UnityHealthTO to #learn more about his #research ⤵️ twitter.com/StMichaelsFdn/…
🏥 Does the sex of a#doctorr affect#patientt outcomes?@WallisCJDD reviews the#dataa at this week's#ECSRoundss. Join the#webinarr this link �bit.ly/3MoiB5MKZ — ID: 824 3525 8546; Password: 123is
A new ICES & @UnityHealthTO study found that a Health Canada exemption issued early in the pandemic did not influence pharmacists to prescribe opioids, benzodiazepines and stimulants at higher rates: bit.ly/3TPUksj #drugs #COVID19
📚#SundayReadss: Newly released#studyy this week: • People with mental illness and a history of homelessness use the#healthcaree system more often than the general population of unhoused adults ➡️bit.ly/3DAPglSC@KurdyakPP@LauraCRosellaa@StephenHwangg@UnityHealthTOOm
“The combination of difficult working conditions & staff shortages, plus greater distress among the clients they support, has made this an exceedingly difficult time,” says @yonalunsky, Director of the Azrieli Adult Neurodevelopment Centre. Full report: camh.ca/-/media/files/…
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🎉 Congratulations to@ICESOntarioo scientist@KurdyakPP, recipient of the 2022 Alexander Leighton Award in Psychiatric!#CAPE20222@CAPEpidemiologyyr
NEW ODPRN report on what we heard at our inaugural Town Hall on access to treatment and services for #ADHD into adulthood + audio clips from participants who shared their personal story of living with ADHD as an adult #ADHDAwarenessMonth #adhdawareness odprn.ca/town-halls/adh…
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“There is a subgroup of people experiencing homelessness who use acute healthcare services more frequently.” Kathryn Wiens, DLSPH PhD grad, comments on healthcare use among people with mental illness & a history of homelessness @UnityHealthTO @ICESOntario ow.ly/QXW250Lnx82
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📰 Just released! The October 2022 issue of#AtAGlancee is out.#Readd this month's highlights of key@ICESOntarioo#healthh#researchh findings ➡️bit.ly/3sCScbc9. Get monthly updates by subscribing here ➡️bit.ly/3BVcRLPAg
Researchers from @OttawaHospital, @SavoirMontfort, @ICESOntario and the @uOttawa studied #health records from all #ICU survivors in Ontario between April 2010 and March 2020. #Read the #study in @JAMANetworkOpen ➡️ bit.ly/3sCWU8M twitter.com/OttawaCitizen/…
A new @ICESOntario #study found that unhoused Black participants were less likely to visit a #primarycare #physician, use ED services or be admitted to a non-psychiatric inpatient unit compared to white participants. #Learn more ➡️ bit.ly/3DAPglS
The @ONgov has entrusted @ICESOntario with your #health #data to evaluate and improve the province's #healthcare system — we take that responsibility seriously. Check out our #Privacy & #Cybersecurity flyer to learn how ICES protects your information #CybersecurityAwarenessMonth
#Learn what the #data shows about the shift in #treatment for #postpartum #pain at today's #ECSRounds with @JonZipursky. Join the #webinar at this link ➡️ bit.ly/3MoiB5M — ID: 824 3525 8546; Password: 1234
Unhoused individuals with a #mental illness use the healthcare system at ⬆️ rates. Our new #study linked #health records to explore the factors that contribute to ⬆️ #healthcare needs among unhoused adults living in Ontario. #Read more: bit.ly/3DAPglS
🔎 How does testing positive for#COVID199 increase the burden on Ontario's#HealthCaree system use, compared to individuals who test negative? Our latest#studyy in@CMAJJ explores this question in depth ➡️bit.ly/3CI5acxG#COVID199#longCOVIDDE
A new study found the rates of inpatient, emergency & physician visits were higher for homeless participants with a mental illness compared to a general cohort of homeless adults. @StephenHwang @ICESOntario bit.ly/3sDXu69
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Today, Minister Jean-Yves Duclos announced an investment of $68M from the #GoC, @ONgov, and provincial partners to continue the work of the Ontario SPOR SUPPORT Unit @OSSUtweets. The unit will continue to support #PatientOrientedResearch in the province. canada.ca/en/institutes-…
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There is a growing focus on #environmental sustainability in #healthcare. @ICESOntario scientist @bkwelk comments on his #study in @JAMANetworkOpen, which explores the environmental benefits of #virtualcare. #Learn more about the #research findings ➡️ bit.ly/3eNXjCe
LAST CHANCE! Join the #MentalHealth and #Addictions Research Initiative Committee to bring your passion and lived experience to the ear of researchers! Applications close Oct. 28, 2022. Learn more here ➡️ bit.ly/3Cm45XD #hiring #recruitment
#VirtualCare is associated with significant #environmental benefits, our new in #study @JAMANetworkOpen found. This #research 📚 identifies the need for sustainable#HealthCaree and responsible environmental stewardship in medicine:bit.ly/3eNXjCex@lawsonresearchhl
"Still, diabetes remains a strong #cardiovascular risk factor. Better prevention and management of #diabetes and cardiovascular #disease remain essential." — @CalvinKe. #Learn about the #research findings ➡️ bit.ly/3yRMKox @JAMA_current
"In the absence of diverse faculty leaders, participants indicated that medical schools primarily relied on Black medical students to drive institutional responses, unfairly burdening students during an already difficult period." @CMAJ cmaj.ca/content/194/41…
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RESEARCH NEWS: Researchers from @WesternU, Canada demonstrate the value of using #artificialintelligence (#AI) methods for descriptive epidemiology when developing data-driven decision support tools in health care. ijpds.org/news/24-10-202… #epidemiology #machinelearning
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“This does not require a wholesale hiring of an incredible number of new providers... it just requires a reorganization of how we deliver care.” @kieranlquinn speaks with the @globeandmail. Read the referenced @ICESOntario #study ➡️ bit.ly/3DoE23I theglobeandmail.com/canada/article…
The #treatment of #postpartum #pain is shifting. #Learn about what the #data shows at this week's #ECSRounds with @JonZipursky 📚. The#webinarr will be available at this link ➡️bit.ly/3MoiB5MZ — ID: 824 3525 8546; Password: 12341
"Pandemic-related slowdowns of #cancer surgeries are projected to result in ⬇️ long-term survival for many patients." — @DrTonyEskander. 📺 Watch the full#researchh video to#learnn about the impact of the#COVID199#pandemicc on cancer detection & treatment:bit.ly/3rPRQh9dS
ICES welcomes @DavidSavageEM as an affiliate scientist! David is an emergency physician at @TBRHSC_NWO and an Assistant Professor at @thenosm. #Learn more about David's work ➡️ bit.ly/3yMYOai #newhires #team
Catch up on our weekly published studies with #SundayReads! 📚 #Healthcaree use months after testing#COVID199 positive:bit.ly/3CI5acxe Diabetes not equivalent to cardiovascular disease:bit.ly/3yRMKoxw#VirtualCaree ⬇️ CO2 emissions:bit.ly/3eNXjCe5
"Why? Because anyone who needs to see a #doctor, to receive in-hospital care or homecare is competing for the same scarce #healthcare resources that patients with #LongCovid need.” — @Atzema/@NashvegasEM. The full #study is now available online in @CMAJ ➡️ bit.ly/3CI5acx
New study finds that the association between diabetes and risk of cardiovascular events ⬇️ while that of CVD remained stable — suggesting that while diabetes is still an important risk factor, it's no longer equivalent to CVD: bit.ly/3F23ey9 | @CalvinKe
Re: Ottawa municipal election. Flashback to a 2009 @ICESOntario report. We wrote how Ottawa, in 1976, was a world leader and the first Canadian municipality to restrict smoking in public. We also wrote that Toronto bike policies were attracting tech talent.
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📣 Publication alert! 📣 Results from the COVAX-HIV study are out now!journals.lww.com/aidsonline/Abs…tD This Canada-wide study#CTN32828) found that COVID-1#vaccineses are as effective in people with HIV who are taking ART and virally suppressed, compared with people withou#HIVIVEb
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Findings from our new #study in @AIDS_Journal did not support the broad conclusion that vaccine effectiveness is ⬇️ people with HIV who are attending HIV care, taking antiretroviral medication, and are virally suppressed. #Learn more about this #research: bit.ly/3TJ3RAC
2 doses of #COVID19 #vaccine offered substantial protection against symptomatic illness & hospitalization/death in people with #HIV prior to the emergence of the #Omicron #variant. 🧵e
NEW ODPRN study in @PLOSONE found no increased risk of #SARSCoV2 infection at time of #COVID19 vaccination with the exception of congregate residential settings, reinforcing the overall safety of vaccine clinics odprn.ca/research/publi…
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Important societal benefits of virtual care as we consider what the right balance is going forward. In my clinic, now trying to alternate in-person/online for patients requiring ongoing follow-up twitter.com/ICESOntario/st…
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Our new #study in @JAMANetworkOpen found that #virtualcare was associated with est. savings of: 🚗 3.2 billion km of#patientt travel 🏭 545-658 million kg of CO2 emissions 💵 $569-$733 million in gas, parking, or public transi#Readead the full study bit.ly/3eNXjCedRd5
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