Posts Categorized: News at CHE

News Item – Drone-delivered defibrillators could save lives

The idea of drone-delivered AEDs may sound futuristic, but it’s slowly gained traction since Justin Boutilier and Timothy Chan, Boutilier’s graduate school advisor at the University of Toronto and co-author on the new study, first saw a video of a…

News Item – How data science could enhance water practices and equity in India

The list of recipients of the Data Sciences Institute Catalyst Grants includes the following project:  Predicting and preventing chronic disease burden in populations (PREPARED): Deploying decision-support tools for the prevention of chronic diseases   Laura Rosella (Dalla Lana School of Public…

Podcast – Drones and defibrillators: Saving minutes to save lives

My guest today, Tim Chan with the University of Toronto and CHE, is conducting incredible research exploring how drone technology can minimize delays in defibrillation for individuals in crisis, potentially even faster than traditional EMS can respond. Full details at:…
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