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How Clinical Innovation Becomes Health Care

EVT302387

Tue Oct 17, 2017
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
60 mins

Location

Agincourt
Program Room

Ten years ago, Laurie Poole led a small pilot project to test a new way to manage chronic disease. Telehomecare engaged patients with COPD and heart failure as partners in their own care, putting monitoring technology in their homes and offering health coaching by phone. Now available in most of the province, Telehomecare has been shown to not only improve the patient's quality of life but reduce hospital stays and emergency room visits by more than 60%. Laurie's clinical innovation team is now pilot testing self-management technologies for home kidney dialysis, diabetes, and mental health.

Presented by Laurie Poole, RN, BScN, MHSA, Vice President of Clinical Innovation as part of The Cutting Edge program series: Exploring new ideas at the intersection of health and technology. Supported by the Krembil Foundation.

Free program.

Register in branch or call 416-396-8951.

Series

Cutting Edge

Audiences

Adult

Categories

Health & Wellness • Science & Technology