Media Coverage Featuring MEDICI Research
- CTV News London. 2021. Pandemic lockdowns bring jump in missed cancer surgeries.
- Western News. 2021. New global study shows 'collateral impact" of COVID-19.
- Janet Martin, CBC Radio. 2021. Cancelled surgeries due to COVID-19. Listen here.
- Janet Martin, Regional Grand Rounds. COVID-19 & surgery timing post-recovery and role of vaccines.
- CTV News London. 2021. Largest ever scientific collaboration: Global study says elective surgery patients should get COVID-19 vaccine prioritization.
- Global News 980 CFPL. 2020. Dr. Janet Martin discusses COVID-free pathways in hospitals for surgical patients.
- Global News 980 CFPL. 2020. COVID-19 patients who undergo surgery more likely to die post-operation: study.
- CBC Radio. 2020. Dr. Janet Martin discusses surgery cancellations. Listen to interview at 14:00 minutes.
- London Free Press. 2021. Study finds vaccinating surgery patients may save lives: Western researcher.
- Western News. 2021. Global study shows elective surgery patients should be prioritized for COVID-19 vaccines.
- Schulich Media. 2020. Global study finds 'COVID-19 free' hospital areas could save lives after surgery.
- iHeart Radio. 2020. COVID-19 free area in hospitals needed to save lives after surgery.
- Schulich Media. 2020. Global study on preoperative testing adds to evidence on safe surgery during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Western News. 2020. Global study adds evidence on safe surgery during COVID-19 pandemic.
- London Free Press. 2020. Abundance of transmission within staff driving deadly hospital outbreak.
- Winnipeg Free Press. 2020. Pandemic's hidden pain.
- CBC. 2020. Ontario hospitals strive to clear surgery backlog as patients remain in limbo due to COVID-19.
- CBC. 2020. COVID-19 patients who undergo surgery more likely to die, global study suggests.
- CBC. 2020. The unintended consequences of surgery delays during COVID-19.
- iHeartRadio. 2020. This has never happened before - 28 million surgeries affected globally: Study.
- CTV News. 2020. COVID-19 patients at an increased risk to die post surgery: Study.
- Forbes. 2020. How safe is surgery for COVID-19 patients?
- Western News. 2020. Surgery puts COVID-19 patients at higher risk.
- Western News. 2020. Study: 28 million surgeries shelved by COVID-19.
- The Star. 2020. After weeks of waiting, this woman's cancer surgery, cancelled when COVID-19 hit, is finally over.
- London Free Press. 2020. Pandemic could postpone, cancel 400,000 surgeries nationwide.
- Schulich Media. 2020. Feature: Researchers assessing risks of surgery during COVID-19 pandemic.
- Schulich Media. 2020. COVID-19 disruption will likely lead to 28 million surgeries being cancelled worldwide.
- Schulich Media. 2020. Global study shows COVID-19 patients who undergo surgery are at increased risk of postoperative mortality.
- CBC. 2020. Contact tracing, interview featuring Kevin McIntyre.
Equity in Healthcare
Can We Create a More Equitable Health System?
Dr. Shehzad Ali, PhD, Associate Professor of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Western University and Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Public Health Economics.
Series: Daring to Ask: This series profiles Canada Research Chairs and Endowed Research Chairs at Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistiry. Dr. Ali speaks to his research which focuses on monitoring and benchmarking health inequalities in our healthcare system, and creating interactive data visual dashboards that allow visualization and comparison of levels of inequality at the local level and across the province, to support healthcare decision makers identify solutions to these inequalities for their setting.
Video Created and Uploaded by Schulich Communications, Western University.
Rotman Institute of Philosophy, Western University
Panel Discussion: Healthy, Equity, and Well-Being
Panelists: Janet Martin, Dan Hausman, Anthony Skelton, Maxwell Smith
January 16 2020
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Healthcare System Sustainability
Health Forum, McMaster University
Stakeholder Dialogue: Addressing Health System Sustainability in Ontario
Panelists: Davy Cheng
November 29 2016
© 2017 McMaster Health Forum
Global Surgery & Healthcare
Thank you @DrTedros . As @DavyCheng1 presented @WHO #EB148 we need to adopt an evidenced-based use of perioperative antibiotic prophylaxis to combat #AMR— WFSA (@wfsaorg) January 27, 2021
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- Schulich Media. 2019. More people die after surgery worldwide than from HIV, TB, and malaria combined.
- CTV News London. 2016. Helping WHO: Video.
- CBC. 2012. Anesthesia death rates improve over 50 years.
- Schulich Medicine & Dentistry. 2012. Dramatic decline in anaesthetic mortality rates over past 50 years.
- LHSC. 2012. Study shows anaesthetic-related deaths reduced dramatically.
WHO Collaborating Center
- Western News. 2016. Schulich to lead WHO surgical efforts.
- Schulich Media. The OR in the midst of an Ebola outbreak.
- The London Free Press. Western University recognized globally for its surgical expertise.
- Washington Post. 2016. People with Heart Failure Need to be Especially Careful About Drug Interactions.
- Kaiser Health News. 2016. Heart Failure Patients Warned About the Dangers of Mixing Prescriptions.
- Oakland Press Health. 2016. People with Heart Failure Face Risks in Taking Multiple Drugs.
- Interview by Grace Li and Lily Huang. 2014. Evidence-based Perioperative Management in Cardiac Surgery.
Top 10 Tech List
- CISION Newsire. 2015. What's on the 2015 Canadian Top 10 List of Game-Changing Health Technologies? Dr. Janet Martin co-produced the Top 10 Emerging Technologies List by CNESH alongside members from Conference Board of Canada, CADTH, PATH, and Alberta Innovates Health Services.
Safe Surgery Checklist
- EurekAlert. 2015. The safe surgery checklist could save more lives worldwide than any other single known intervention, if properly implemented. Safe Surgery Checklist: Press releases from various news outlets, including Eurekalert, Euroanesthesia, MedicalResearch.com, and AAAS. Dr. Janet Martin developed the original idea, designed and conducted the research, and wrote the manuscript, and interviewed with the relevant media outlets prior to the Euroanesthesia meeting.