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Indigenous Master’s Excellence Award

July 04, 2018

Congratulations to Data Science's Stephanie Monkman who has received the University of Manitoba’s Indigenous Master’s Excellence Award. This award is given to Canadian Indigenous graduate students enrolled full-time in a Master’s program at the University of Manitoba. Awards are offered to meritorious graduate students who demonstrate significant research ability and scholarly potential.




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Ed Kroeger Mentorship Award

June 13, 2018

Congratulations to Dr. Lisa Lix, Director of the Data Science Platform at the Centre for Healthcare Innovation for receiving the Ed Kroeger Mentorship Award for 2018. This award is provided by the Health Sciences Graduate Students’ Association at the University of Manitoba, to recognize excellence and distinction in mentorship, teaching, and research.




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Interstellar Initiative Award

May 28, 2018

Congratulations to Dr. Pingzhao Hu of the CHI Data Science team, who was selected for the 2018 Interstellar Initiative. This is a joint program between the New York Academy of Sciences and the Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development, which recognizes “the world's most promising Early Career Investigators in the fields of cancer, neuroscience and artificial intelligence."




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Closing A Critical HIV Prevention Gap

May 15, 2018

Demonstrating safety and effective delivery of daily oral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) as part of an HIV combination preventive intervention for sex workers in Kolkata and Mysore-Mandya, India




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First efforts to optimize nursing see success

May 04, 2018

Long-time staff member Sharon Rempel looks after a patient in Stonewall. Reduced overtime for staff was among the goals achieved by the IERHA pilot project to deliver a LEAN approach to quality improvement.




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Examining the Implementation of Preoperative Diagnostic Testing Guidelines in Manitoba

May 01, 2018

In Manitoba, as in other jurisdictions, audits have shown that many patients continue to receive unnecessary preoperative testing despite the existence of a province-wide guideline. In 2015, we undertook a multi-year project to design and implement knowledge translation strategies that we hypothesized would reduce unnecessary preoperative testing.




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George & Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation and WRHA release interim evaluation of Healing our Health System plan

February 13, 2018

The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) released an interim evaluation of the first three months of the region's phase one of clinical consolidation.