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Care through Connection: Access to Resources in the Community

Jun 17, 2024 | News

Primary care physicians and community stakeholder perspectives on social prescribing

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Bruyère teams with Carefor in newly expanded Bruyère@Home program

May 8, 2024 | News

Bruyère is helping older adults transition home, safter and faster following a hospital stay, with Carefor as the care service provider in newly expanded Bruyère@Home program.

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People with opioid use disorder less likely to receive palliative care at end of life

Apr 29, 2024 | News

A researcher with Bruyère Research Institute has co-authored a study into people with opiod use disorder and their access to palliative care.

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The effects of multiple medications

Apr 23, 2024 | News

Barbara Farrell, PharmD, spoke with the New York Times on polypharmacy – the use of multiple prescription drugs.

Bruyère’s John and Jennifer Ruddy Geriatric Day Hospital

Bruyere’s Geriatric Day Hospital program featured in the Ottawa Citizen

Apr 22, 2024 | News

Elizabeth Payne with the Ottawa Citizen recently visited Bruyère’s John and Jennifer Ruddy Geriatric Day Hospital.

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Alzheimer’s treatments spur hopes and challenges across Canada

Apr 16, 2024 | News

New therapies would mean change at all levels.

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Can psychological distress be treated with rTMS? First of its kind study shows promising results for palliative patients.

Apr 12, 2024 | News

Palliative care researchers at Bruyère tested an accelerated five-day therapeutic approach that could help palliative patients with psychological distress.

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New health equity review reveals care-related disparities for minorities in long-term care

Apr 3, 2024 | News

A new systematic review analyzing care outcomes in long-term care, found 62% of included studies demonstrated disparities in care outcomes for minoritized groups.

Vivian Welch Applied Public Health Chair

Bruyère Investigator Vivian Welch, PhD awarded CIHR-PHAC Applied Public Health Chair

Mar 26, 2024 | News

Vivian Welch, PhD, Senior Investigator at Bruyère Research Institute was awarded an Applied Public Health Chair by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and the Public Health Agency of Canada.

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Bruyère providing patients app to manage pain

Mar 25, 2024 | News

Bruyère is implementing the Manage My Pain app, with support from the CAN Health Network. This app will offer users support by generating pain pattern reports and providing educational materials.