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Steven Lewis

The Ying and Yang of Healthcare

PRESENTED ON FEB 27, 2013
@ HEALTH TALKS 2013

Canada's health care system needs change, and presenter Steven Lewis has some ideas. Increasing ease of navigation for patients and increasing funding for preventative health are just two of them, shared here in a bid to transform Canada's health care system into one of the world's best.

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The Big Picture of Healthcare

BY CATHY ULRICH
@ HEALTH TALKS 2013 ON FEB 27, 2013

Speaker Cathy Ulrich talks about the complexity of our modern health care system, and how it can cause difficulties with patient care. She also shares her work in integrating local healthcare systems into their communities through health programs, increasing acessibility, decreasing wait times and advocating for home care. 

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A Brief History of Medicine

BY VINCENT LAM
@ HEALTH TALKS 2013 ON FEB 27, 2013

Writer and emergency physician Vincent Lam gives us a short and fast overview of the development of medical history, a look into the Black Box of the medical system. This look at important figures in medicine and their discoveries reveals that the medical model has always revolved around one thing; the patient's care and health.

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The Yin and Yang of It

BY KAREN FARRELL
@ VOL 3 ON SEP 13, 2014

Karen Farrell discusses her transition from the life of a High profile marketing person to that of a more rewarding life as a yoga teacher. She looks at the history of yoga and her transition to yoga.

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Healthcare Improvement Science

BY IOANA MARGINEANU
@ VOL 1 ON NOV 06, 2015

Speaker Ioana Margineanu tells us about the importance of improving medicine in Romania. 

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Primary Care Changes Your Future

BY KENTA NAGATSUKA
@ VOL 1 ON MAR 30, 2016

Kenta Nagatsuka, pharmacist.

As Mr. Nagatsuka pharmacist, each person as your family doctor to have a primary care pharmacist, since it is medicine management of patients, has been the presentation and it is possible to prevent such injury in the medicine.

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Humanitarian Aid Medicine

BY JAMIE WEIS
@ VOL 5 ON JUN 17, 2016

Jamie Weis takes us with her to practice medicine in disaster areas and remote underpriviledged locals, and reminds us that "Health Care" starts with caring.

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Direct Primary Care

BY PAUL THOMAS
@ VOL 30 ON DEC 08, 2016

Paul Thomas has wanted to be a part of this community and at 17 years old he started volunteering in the city. His vision for the future of medicine is in Direct Primary Care and she is eager to show everyone exactly what that means.

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Health and Healthcare

BY SANJEEV PUGAZHENDHI
@ VOL 19 ON MAY 23, 2017

Sanjeev Pugazhendhi has a clinical background and is currently studying a Masters in Global Health at the University of Aberdeen. His presentation is entitled ‘Health and Healthcare’ and through it, he wishes to emphasise the difference between the two terms and the importance and implications to people and society of understanding this.

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What humanising healthcare and climbing mountains have in common

BY MATTHIJS BOSVELD
@ VOL 33 ON MAY 22, 2017

Advancements in technology are shaping the future of healthcare. The quality of care improves tremendously, but at the same time technology distances us from the human connection. As a medical student, Matthijs Bosveld experienced the lack of patient-centred education and felt the need to do something about this. Matthijs shares his experience in initiating change in medical education and draws on the similarities between climbing mountains and change.