Ciad Mìle Fàilte (Gaelic for one hundred thousand welcomes) to two of Cape Breton’s newest family medicine specialists, Dr. Kathryn Binnersley and Dr. Jasmine Waslowski who are set to start practices in Inverness this fall. This was a recruitment steeped slow and steady, over a two-year residency program filled with plenty of memorable experiences in the community and with local physicians.
It is now faster and easier for physicians and other authorized care team members to access the latest patient census and health data at emergency departments across Nova Scotia.
A new software solution – PatientTrak – is now available in emergency departments at Nova Scotia Health’s eight regional hospitals as well as IWK Health in Halifax that serves women, children youth and families across the Maritimes.
"I just love helping people – I guess that’s the psychologist in me,” said Yvonne daSilva, Western Zone Mental Health and Addictions (WZ MHA) Quality Leader (QL) at Nova Scotia Health.
Following receipt of her Honours B.A.in Nova Scotia, daSilva knew she wanted to pursue a career in helping those whose lives were impacted by substance abuse and dependence. This strong interest led her to a university in the United States where she received a Master’s degree in Psychology, specifically focused on substance abuse and treatment.