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Vendorlink to Provide Vendor Credentialing Management for KGH

This month, Vendorlink.ca announced it has been awarded a five-year contract to provide Kingston General Hospital (KGH) with a credentialing, compliance and access system for all its vendors. The Vendorlink solution enables hospitals to enforce policies, and provides credentialing, training and monitoring of their vendors to ensure patient safety and privacy. “We are incredibly proud… Keep Reading

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Research: Hiccups Developed to Enable Babies, Mammals to Consume More Milk

New research authored by Kingston’s Daniel Howes explains the mysterious hiccup reflex as a burping mechanism to release swallowed air; allowing young, feeding mammals to consume more milk. Researchers and Clinicians have until now had difficulty connecting the physical mechanisms of the hiccup to a feasible evolutionary advantage. “We have a lot of explanations for… Keep Reading

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Kingston General Hospital Reports C. Difficile Outbreak

In a news release this week, Kingston General Hospital reported it is dealing with an outbreak of Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) within the hospital. KGH is taking all necessary precautions to manage the outbreak while following Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MoHLTC) guidelines and best practices. The outbreak is being contained through the use… Keep Reading

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