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Health care provider spotlight: Zack Atlin, Chiropodist

Zack received his Bachelor of Science with an honours in Kinesiology from the University of Waterloo. He then went on to study Podiatric Medicine at The Michener Institute where he earned his Advanced Graduate Diploma in Chiropody. 1. Why I joined the field I suffered from an ingrown toenail. I finally saw a chiropodist and…

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Health Care Provider Spotlight: Dr. Adrian Cohen, Chiropractor

Dr. Cohen graduated from the University of Western Ontario with an Honours B.A. in Kinesiology and subsequently completed his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto, Ontario.  He is the consulting chiropractor to the Four Seasons Hotel in Toronto. 1. Why I became a Chiropractor I was one of those…

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Health Care Provider Spotlight: Kayla Noodelman, RMT

Kayla is a mobile Registered Massage Therapist. She graduated from the University of Western Ontario with an honours degree in Biology and Medical Sciences and received her massage therapy education from the Institute of Complimentary and Alternative Therapies. 1. How I became an RMT I sort of fell into massage therapy. When I was in…

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MediSeen wins VentureLAB BUILD Award

We were recently awarded VentureLAB‘s BUILD award, we’d like to thank VentureLAB for their recognition of our hard work. See what they had to say about our progress so far: “The Dan Mothersill BUILD Award is named for the founder of the VentureLAB BUILD program and celebrates a company that has achieved measurable success within the…

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Exploring the High Cost of Health Care in Ontario

A 3-year study using data from almost 15 million Ontario residents under 105 years of age between 2009 and 2011 has resulted in fascinating findings about our health care costs. Compiled by researchers from the University of Toronto and the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES), the study explored patterns in how people used health…

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House Calls Around the World

House Calls Around the World For centuries, house calls were the primary way patients accessed care around the world. Doctors would travel with a portable medical kit to patient’s homes to treat their illness. Post-World War II however, house calls fell out of favour. In the United States, for example, house calls comprised over 40%…

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History of the House call

What was your first image of a doctor growing up? For us, it was a kindly older gentleman opening his black bag beside a patient’s bedside. The patient was propped up on pillows, sweating while her parents dabbed her forehead with a cool compress. The doctor administered a shot and then promised to return in…

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