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Self-management App for Mild-Hemophilia World’s First

December 03, 2014

A multidisciplinary team from The George and Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation, the University of Manitoba, the Saskatoon Health Region, the University of Saskatchewan and MITACS have developed an app called HIRT? – Hemophilia Injury Recognition Tool - that will provide assistance in identifying an injury needing medical attention.


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Primary Care Clinics Project improves patient access & experience

April 10, 2014

CHI's Project Management Office (PMO) and the WRHA’s Chronic Disease Collaborative Unit formed a joint team to develop and implement a Primary Care Clinics Project, focused on standardizing and streamlining a primary care model with a focus on patient flow


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Governments strengthen health research in Manitoba

February 21, 2014

Federal Health Minister Rona Ambrose and Manitoba Health Minister Erin Selby were joined by Dr. Alain Beaudet, President of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), and Dr. Digvir Jayas, Vice-President Research, University of Manitoba, to announce the launch of the George & Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation as Manitoba's SUPPORT Unit for patient-oriented research.


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CHI awarded medal in recognition of exceptional leadership In healthcare

February 14, 2014

CHI has been awarded an IPAC/Deloitte Public Sector Leadership Award for exceptional leadership in Canada’s healthcare sector. CHI was awarded the silver medal in the healthcare sector category.


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Press Release

August 29, 2013

Resuscitation fluid is associated with increased death and kidney failure; researchers say its use is not warranted A new study shows the use of corn-based hydroxyethyl starches (HES), the most common blood volume expanders used to resuscitate critically ill patients with low blood pressure, may be doing more harm than good. A team of researchers led by Dr. Ryan Zarychanski at the George and Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation (CHI) at the University of Manitoba have published a potentially practice-changing study this week in the prestigious Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).

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