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Substance Abuse Outreach Services: The Case of the Listiguj Community

Substance Abuse Outreach Services: The Case of the Listiguj Community

Access to services is a major challenge in addiction medicine, particularly in regions far from large urban centres. This reality is particularly difficult and complex for Listuguj, a Mi'gmaq community located near Restigouche, on the south shore of the Gaspé...

Suicide.ca : Online Help, 24/7

Suicide.ca : Online Help, 24/7

For some people who are experiencing distress, it is sometimes easier to express themselves in writing. The suicide.ca chat and text intervention service can be a good option to ask for help and talk to someone about your situation. This specialized suicide prevention...

The CIRCUIT Program, a « plus » for the health of young people

The CIRCUIT Program, a « plus » for the health of young people

The Pediatric Intervention Center for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation for the whole family « Centre d'intervention en prévention et réadaptation cardiovasculaires pour toute la famille (CIRCUIT) » was established at the Sainte-Justine UHC in 2010. Its...

Provincial Teledermatology Deployment: it’s a start!

Provincial Teledermatology Deployment: it’s a start!

On June 20th, the Minister of Health and Social Services, Mr. Christian Dubé, announced the deployment of the teledermatology service across the province. As reported in February in our article Dermatology in the Digital Age, the benefits of this service are...

COVID-19 Symptom Surveillance at the Blainville CHSLD

COVID-19 Symptom Surveillance at the Blainville CHSLD

Telehealth practices are numerous. Although we spontaneously think of virtual meetings between a patient and a health professional, there are other ways of organizing virtual care such as remote assistance between professionals (teleassistance), case discussions via...

Dermatology in the Digital Age

Dermatology in the Digital Age

Access to specialized medical services is an important challenge in the Quebec health care system. Many patients awaiting a specialist consultation are often confronted with long delays. Among the specialties concerned, dermatology is on the verge of making a major...

Digital Health in Québec : A strong voice for patients

Digital Health in Québec : A strong voice for patients

The Réseau québécois de la télésanté (RQT) team is proud to highlight the creation of a new partnership with the Centre of Excellence for Partnership with Patients and the Public (CEPPP). With the support of the Fédération des médecins spécialistes du Québec (FMSQ)...

Creating a Hybrid Cardiac Rehabilitation Program

Creating a Hybrid Cardiac Rehabilitation Program

The Cardiac Rehabilitation Centre of the CIUSSS du Centre-Ouest-de-l'Île-de-Montréal (CCO-CRC) operates an interdisciplinary program that serves patients from the Jewish General Hospital, the McGill University Health Centre and Saint Mary's Hospital Centre. This...

Telehealth for the elderly

Telehealth for the elderly

The context of the pandemic has been conducive to the emergence of various initiatives to facilitate the delivery of care and services at a distance. Living environments such as public long-term care centres (CHSLDs) and private residences for the elderly (RPAs) have...

Learning about Telehealth on the Quebec.ca Website

Learning about Telehealth on the Quebec.ca Website

The content of the Telehealth section of Quebec.ca, the official website of the Gouvernement du Québec, is now available in English. Citizens are invited to visit this section to learn more about Telehealth advantages, scope, practice and services in the Public...

Oncology nurses in the age of Telehealth

Oncology nurses in the age of Telehealth

A new offer of virtual cancer care A new offer of virtual cancer care and services is taking shape in Quebec. Indeed, many people with cancer will now be able, if they wish, to benefit from remote follow-up via virtual meetings with their Oncology Pivot Nurse (OPN)....