Article
by Wendy Glauser

Too often, health-care innovations don’t actually improve health systems – the innovators haven't collaborated with patients, and doctors, and other stakeholders. But a different approach, the learning health system, is trying to change that.

Article
by Multiple authors in collaboration

If you had AstraZeneca for dose 1, you now have a choice. You can get AstraZeneca for dose 2 or you can get a dose of Moderna or Pfizer instead. We have some information you can use to weigh your options.

Article
by Peggy Hamilton

Physicians who practice family medicine and offer maternity care are shrinking in numbers. Their future is uncertain. What do we stand to lose?

Opinion
by Tolu Ojo

Even with travel restrictions lifting, COVID-19 isn’t going away. If you decide to travel, plan for a bumpy ride.

Compassion and technology in health care: A special series

Article
by Max Binks-Collier

An AI program in a Toronto hospital seems to be saving lives. Does it also offer a glimpse of a future in which AI makes health care more human, not less?

Article
by Max Binks-Collier

During the pandemic, elderly people with dementia in long-term care homes have used virtual reality to relive their pasts. Is this dementia care's future?

Article
by Max Binks-Collier

COVID-19 has increased the use of virtual simulations in nursing schools across Canada. But how big of a role should they play in nursing education after the pandemic?

Article
by Max Binks-Collier

Community-health organizations are trying to make the rollout of vaccines in hot spots as accessible and equitable as possible by directly reaching out to hot-spot residents.

Article
by Max Binks-Collier

Nurses have been using platforms like FaceTime to host visits between patients critically ill with COVID-19 and their loved ones. It's contributing to burnout – but also sometimes providing them with beautiful moments of human connection.

Opinion
by Pooja Gandhi Arnav Agarwal

Mixed messaging has been rampant throughout the pandemic and continues today. This has threatened public confidence in political and scientific leadership.

Opinion
by Sabreena Delhon Susitha Wanigaratne

A recent bill that misused research to justify restricting abortion rights was defeated in Parliament. But skewing scientific evidence this way still threatens our democracy.

A look at health-care leadership

Opinion
by Ophyr Mourad

Clinician-teachers are under-represented in leadership positions in hospitals and universities. It's time that changed.

Article
by Dafna Izenberg Maureen Taylor

What accounts for the lack of diversity among decision-makers in health care? And how can hospitals ensure that they hear and act on the voices of the people they serve?

Article
by Nathasha Dias

Despite more women than men enrolling in medical schools, fewer women advance in their careers to hold leadership positions. Why? And what can be done to change that?

Special Series

In partnership with AMS Healthcare, Healthy Debate is publishing a series of seven articles that explores the relationship between technology and compassion in the field of health care today, and especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Special Series

A monthly feature that uses art to comment on the state of health care in Canada.