Home care aides play a critical role in providing health care to the elderly and other groups at the greatest risk of infection. Yet these workers are vulnerable too.
The Lady with the Lamp also did some of her most important work from home.
The face mask shortage shows how governments can either work together with global supply chains in positive ways or revert to state-centric policies that prevent us from dealing with COVID-19.
As response to COVID-19 moves from a learning phase to an operational phase, lessons from the 2009 H1N1 pandemic can inform Canada's action plan.
From preventing emergency visits to understanding the context of a patient's health issues, house calls have value in a modern medical practice.
Large-scale adoption of simple, individual actions — like disinfecting our germ-laden phone screens — can limit the ability of COVID-19 to get a foothold.
Assisted living facilities are one option for seniors. But finding clear and accurate information about them isn't easy.
The digitization of health care in Canada has been a bumpy ride — due to lack of focus on governance, and lack of emphasis on interoperability, transparency and accountability.
In the wake of the New Deal, the business community realized that appealing to widely shared American values could get the public to oppose measures that curbed corporate power.
Many Indigenous people tell us they find hospitals stressful, uncomfortable and alienating. Here's how good design can help.
Many Deaf people worldwide face inequalities when it comes to accessing health services and information. Our study of Deaf people in Wales shows what improvements still need to be made.
Learn more about the economic issues that were debated by the Democratic presidential candidates in Atlanta on Nov. 20.
Health care, immigration and trade have been hot topics during the campaign and are likely to come up during the fifth Democratic debate.
In an interview, law professor Carlos Ball explains how gay rights activists and corporations went from adversaries to partners. But would the alliance have happened if it had hurt the bottom line?
Past upgrades to the state's medical record system have cost tremendous amounts of money, and on at least one occasion, forced clinicians to revert to paper-based methods.
Canada has lots of doctors. The challenge is that the people who need health-care services cannot access the right care.
Pharmacies are paid a set amount to dispense most medicines, so the more they dispense, the greater their income. But there's a better way to pay pharmacists and improve health care at the same time.
There's a very simple way to give Medicare to all: delete six words from the legislation that created the program in 1965.
If Australia follows international trends and allows supermarkets to open pharmacies, what are the effects on neighbouring pharmacies? And when does running a business mean health care suffers?
The Democratic candidates hoping to replace Trump in 2020 debated a host of critical issues but never brought up the equally important challenge of Americans' food security.