Part 1: The New Art of Virtual Conversation

Two-part series: Your pandemic mental health – keeping friendships together while staying apart Part 1: The New Art of Virtual Conversation – supporting others, and yourself Just how devastating has the pandemic been to friendships? Research is ongoing, but anecdotally … read more

Part 3: Essential Resources for Families

You and your patients may be stuck at home more frequently than you feel is good for the soul right now, but if you dive into the resources available in the virtual world, you may be able to improve your … read more

Part 2 – Keeping Kids Going (and Growing)

By now, all these months into the new COVID-19 normal, there isn’t much new for families to do. The Monopoly figures have lost their shine, you’ve discovered every good spot for hide and seek, and the words ‘I’m bored’ have … read more

Part 4 – The importance of Your ‘Webside’ Manner

 It’s one of the biggest questions of the COVID-19 era: How to you connect with people when you’re so physically disconnected?  When bedside manner turns to ‘webside’ manner, there are some important things for physicians to keep in mind for … read more

Part 3 – The elephant in the (virtual) waiting room

If your waiting room suddenly vanished, would your patients miss the experience? As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, this question is becoming less of a hypothetical and more of a practical question for medical practices across Canada. The idea of the … read more

Covid-19 Resources for Non-English Speakers

The Ontario Government’s Ministry of Health has developed an information sheet about the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) to inform Ontarians about the virus, how they can protect themselves and what to do if they think they have contracted the 2019 … read more

COVID Tips from Top Health Care Providers

We compiled what we think are some of the best tips for fellow healthcare providers for ways to manage your practice during this global pandemic.  If you have other suggestions, please share them! See symptomatic and asymptomatic patients on different … read more

COVID-19 is Here.  Clean Your Cell Phone!

A 2015 study of physician’s smart phones found that 44 out of 53 of their phones had dangerous bacteria on them.  And most cell phones have more bacteria on them, including E. coli, than most toilet seats.  On average, we … read more

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