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Media release: Health system capacity and infrastructure for adopting innovations to care for patients with venous thromboembolic disease

Submitted by Carlyn Zwarenstein on April 1, 2014 - 11:34

Health system capacity and infrastructure for adopting innovations to care for patients with venous thromboembolic disease

Open Medicine

A peer-reviewed, independent, open-access journal.

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Media release: Travel-acquired infections and illnesses in Canadians: surveillance report

Submitted by Carlyn Zwarenstein on February 11, 2014 - 12:09

Travel-acquired infections and illnesses in Canadians: surveillance report from CanTravNet surveillance data, 2009–2011

Open Medicine

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A new study published today in Open Medicine surveys the spectrum of illnesses that Canadians acquire when travelling abroad.

Media release: How Safe Are New Drugs? Market Withdrawal of Drugs Approved in Canada between 1990 and 2009

Submitted by Carlyn Zwarenstein on January 28, 2014 - 06:55

Open Medicine

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A York University study of drug safety published today in Open Medicine shows that new drugs are often on the market in Canada for more than three years before they are withdrawn as unsafe, raising concerns about turning to the newest drugs available.

Media release: Defining hospitalist physicians using clinical practice data

Submitted by Carlyn Zwarenstein on September 17, 2013 - 16:29

Open Medicine

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Defining hospitalist physicians using clinical practice data: a systems level pilot study of Ontario physicians.

Media release: Probiotics vs. C.difficile and diarrhea—a systematic review

Submitted by Carlyn Zwarenstein on June 4, 2013 - 10:41

Open Medicine

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Probiotics for the prevention of antibiotic-associated diarrhea and Clostridium difficile infection among hospitalized patients: systematic review and meta-analysis

Media release: Multispecialty physician networks in Ontario

Submitted by Carlyn Zwarenstein on May 15, 2013 - 13:20

The authors of the present study assessed the extent to which informal, existing multispecialty physician networks in Ontario could be identified. The idea was to use available health administrative data to exploit natural linkages among patients, physicians, and hospitals based on existing patient flow—that is, on where patients naturally go when they require health care.