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AMS Healthcare Board of Directors Marks a Momentous Occasion

The recent AGM of AMS Healthcare marked a momentous occasion filled with heartfelt farewells, new beginnings, and a vision for the future. As we bid adieu to two instrumental Directors, we also welcomed fresh faces and celebrated a new Board Chair, all set to champion our mission. A Heartfelt Farewell and New Leadership Bonnie Adamson,…

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Latest news & events

Is healthcare innovation simply an act of compassion?

Northern Ontario covers 87% of Ontario’s land mass, is inhabited by 6% of the province’s population, and has the highest rates of cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular, and respiratory disease in Ontario. Disease prevalence is highest in the 13% of Indigenous Northerners. Providing Northern Ontario health care in the future will be challenging as the lifestyles of…

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How I choose to repair the world

I’m often asked why I do what I do. Actually, it’s rare that someone questions my decision to look after sick people as a physician. People also rarely wonder why I chose to get married or to have children. On the other hand, my academic interests – the focus of my research and educational work…

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Celebrating our first Change Day!

Change Day Ontario was designed to empower people within the health system to make positive changes by taking action and making pledges, big or small, to improve compassionate quality care. Our first Change Day is in the books and it was amazing!

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Watching someone die and feeling … nothing

The first time I witnessed a death, I was a third year medical student and at  the very beginning of my training. My patient was older – in his late 70s – and all alone. His family dropped him off at the emergency department and were not reachable by phone. One of my first nights…

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There’s room for competition in public healthcare

This is the last of a five-part series in The Globe and Mail on modernizing medicare looking at lessons from home and abroad Carol Propper is a professor of economics at Imperial College Business School, London Do competition and choice improve health care? Or is health care just too complex and emotive an area to…

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Medicare doesn’t have to be expensive…just look at Israel

This was the fourth of a five-part series in The Globe and Mail on modernizing medicare considering lessons from home and abroad. Bruce Rosen is director of the Smokler Center for Health Policy Research at the Myers-JDC-Brookdale Institute in Jerusalem. In Canada, there is an ongoing debate about whether to expand medicare to include a…

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We regularly partner with world-class organizations to bring you exceptional offerings in technology and compassionate care as well as in the history of medicine.

From globally-renowned research institutes and healthcare delivery organizations to leading educational establishments, our partners all seek to improve the state of healthcare by making caring for people its focal point. Together, we offer conferences and events, research funding, scholorships and more.

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