Building a LHIN-wide Hip Fracture Care Pathway in the ESC LHIN

The Erie St. Clair Local Health Integration Network (ESC LHIN) is a health region in southern Ontario that includes several community acute care hospitals and one stand alone rehabilitation and continuing care hospital in the communities of Chatham-Kent, Sarnia-Lambton and...

Call for Action to Invest in Musculoskeletal Health and Control the Burden of Musculoskeletal Conditions

The Global Alliance is seeking the support of your organisation / National Action Network and member organisations in making a Call for Action to policymakers for explicit plans to control the burden of Musculoskeletal conditions. The attached letter explains why there is an...

Central Health’s Orthopedic Intake and Assessment Clinic

Central Health’s Orthopedic Intake and Assessment Clinic officially opened November 18th 2013 with the goals of: improving client co-ordination and quality of care, improving access to hip and knee replacement surgery (i.e: only those deemed surgical see the surgeon, discharge...

Advances in Hip Fracture Care Delivery – A West Coast Perspective

Advances in Hip Fracture Care Delivery – A West Coast Perspective Pierre Guy, Dolores Langford, Maureen C. Ashe It has been a busy time in British Columbia as we move forward with several projects related to recovery for older adults after hip fracture. In particular, there...

NSM LHIN plans for MSK services

The North Simcoe Muskoka Local Health Integration Network (NSM LHIN) is a health care region in Ontario that includes the following acute care hospitals: Royal Victoria Regional Hospital (RVH), Collingwood General and Marine Hospital (CGMH), Orillia Soldiers Memorial Hospital...

Pilot project on FIFA 11+ kicks off in Oshawa

Medical practitioners from across Southern Ontario converged on the Oshawa Civic Recreational Complex on Saturday to learn about the FIFA 11+ program. The day kicked off with a dynamic presentation from Dr Darrell Ogilvie Harris of teh University Health Network who provided...

Bone and Joint Canada receives 2013 CIHR-IMHA knowledge translation award

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research’s Institute of Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis(CIHR-IMHA) is pleased to announce that Bone and Joint Canada (BJC) is the recipient of the 2013 CIHR-IMHA Knowledge Translation Award. Ms. Eve Adams, Member of Parliament for...