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The Joint Standing Committee (JSC) has made available a $1,000 Stipend Funding Available for Rural Physicians to attend the Rural and Remote Medicine Course in Halifax, Nova Scotia, April 4-6, 2019.

The Northern Health medical staff bylaws were recently updated and approved by the NH CEO as well as the Ministry of Health. 

What is eHealth Viewer:

eHealth Viewer is a patient-centric EHR accessible anywhere on the Northern Health Network through PowerChart. eHealth Viewer aims to reduce gaps by providing access to patient information from a variety of Provincial Health Authorities and private labs.

The NH Antimicrobial Stewardship (AMS) program was developed in order to improve patient care related to antimicrobial use in all NH facilities through collaboration with healthcare providers.

Canada is set to legalize non-medicinal cannabis October 17, 2018. This change impacts our staff; physicians; our patients, residents, and their families. In anticipation of this, we would like to confirm that this change does not influence expectations for coming to work fit for duty. 

As of August 21st, Pharmacare stopped LANTUS new start coverage and started funding BASAGLAR (biosimilar insulin glargine) for all new start type 1 diabetes patients and type 2 diabetes patients 17 years of age or older in the community. 

A memo has been released from Dr. Chapman, VP of Medicine to all physicians: