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VIDEO TECHNOLOGY REDUCES “NO-SHOWS” IN COVID ERA

When in-person mental health appointments were stopped due to COVID-19, a new virtual technology allowed clients to continue sessions from home Krisan Palmer, Virtual Care Manager When it became clear in March that COVID-19 was at New Brunswick's doorstep, the...
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ANGELS WITHOUT FACES

How music is helping one singer-songwriter heal after emergency back surgery https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m2U9pEZv680 Miramichi's Terry Whalen had emergency back surgery during the COVID-19 pandemic and came out the other side with a song - dedicated to the medical professionals who "cradled...
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CARE THROUGH COVID-19 WAS SECOND TO NONE

How a Miramichi woman overcame COVID-19 while helping her husband recover from hip replacement surgery Nick and Margaret Van Velzen were cautious. They were careful. They wore gloves. They cleaned their hands frequently. They did everything they were supposed to...
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GETTING FACE TIME

How virtual visits are helping patients and families connect in the COVID era Up until visitor restrictions were put in place on March 16, Beverly (Bev) George had been used to daily visits from any of her four daughters and...
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TALK AWAY, BUDDY

How Horizon health care providers ensured the connection between a father and son remained strong, despite visitor restrictions  Fred Caldwell's phone rings. He's in one of his finest dress shirts, his hair recently trimmed. His nurses wheel the 95-year-old patient...
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TOOLS FOR TROUBLED TIMES

A sunny disposition. Wise beyond her years. A great listener. Empathetic. Professional. These are the words and phrases co-workers use to describe Gillian Gillies, a patient representative at Horizon's Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital (DECRH) in Fredericton. Although too demure...