HHS’s new $175M hospital information system raises concerns over lack of demographic data

Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) is set to launch a new $175 million hospital information system on Saturday, but people who were part of a hospital equity, diversity and inclusion committee say the system is missing key data.The new system is called Epic....

Plans for ‘state-of-the-art’ Indigenous health centre in Hamilton advance with $10M from province

A "state-of-the-art" health centre to better meet the needs of the urban Indigenous community in Hamilton is closer to becoming a reality with the announcement of a $10-million injection from the provincial government.The funds will be used to redevelop the De dwa...

Running changed two Haudenosaunee men in Ontario. Now one of them is headed to the Boston Marathon

On Monday, the Boston Marathon will see 30,000 runners for its 126th race.Among the thousands will be one Haudenosaunee man running for charity. Joel Matthew Kennedy, 37, a Bear Clan member of the Oneida Nation, is setting off from his home...

Provincial inspection alleges 2 cases of sexual abuse at Hamilton long-term care home

Hamilton long-term care home Shalom Village says it will conduct a "full review" after a provincial inspection alleges a personal support worker sexually abused two residents there.In a written report, Ministry of Long-Term Care inspectors allege the abuse went undocumented, the home didn't...