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Jun 4th Event: “Managing Marine Operations during a Pandemic” w/ Dr. John Ross

You are invited! COVE is hosting a special virtual event on how to manage your Marine Operations during a pandemic with John Ross MD FRCPC from PRAXES.  When: Join us on Thursday, June 4th at 11:00 AM ADT Where: Zoom and YouTube  Register here:  https://mailchi.mp/coveocean.com/youre-invited-to-a-special-presentation-managing-marine-operations-during-a-pandemic-with-dr-john-ross-of-praxes-medical-group-4952306 —– Dr. Ross is an Emergency Physician for 30 years, Professor…
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CoVID-19 IgM/IgG testing kits for use on ships

CoVID-19 IgM/IgG testing kits for use on ships May 13, 2020  |  By Dr. John Ross MD FRCPC — I am being asked by many marine clients about the availability of CoVID-19 IgM/IgG testing kits for use on ships. As of today, according to the Health Canada website, there are no point-of-care tests available, meaning…
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PRAXES Update on COVID-19 for Marine Organizations

PRAXES Update on COVID-19 for Marine Organizations Apr 19, 2020   |   Dr. John Ross MD FRCPC  — On November 17, 2019, the first case of a new virus infection was noted in China, in Wuhan. On Jan 25 ON and BC had the first Canadian cases from Wuhan travelers. On March 15, NS became the…
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PRAXES perspective on telemedicine and virtual care in Canada

PRAXES perspective on telemedicine and virtual care in Canada Apr 13, 2020   |   Dr. John Ross MD FRCPC — There is much in the news these days about telemedicine and virtual care. Although medical care via telephone, video and messaging has been around for many years, governments in many countries such as Canada, USA and…
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COVID-19 – Information Specifically for Marine Operations

PRAXES understands that COVID-19 information is everywhere these days, but most information does not address the specific needs of Marine Operations. These links below provide excellent information from trusted sources. From the CDC for marine operators: https://www.cdc.gov/quarantine/maritime/recommendations-for-ships.html https://www.cdc.gov/quarantine/maritime/federal-regulations-reporting-illness-death-ships-destined-united-states.html General Infection Control Guidance: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/guidance-prevent-spread.html IMO Documents: http://www.imo.org/en/MediaCentre/HotTopics/Pages/Coronavirus.aspx http://www.imo.org/en/MediaCentre/HotTopics/Documents/Circular%20Letter%20No.4204-Add.3.pdf http://www.imo.org/en/MediaCentre/HotTopics/Documents/Circular%20Letter%20No.4204-Add.4.pdf   For more information on the remote…
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The Future of Health-Care

The Future of Health-Care is Self-Care

The Future of Health-Care is Self-Care Mar 6, 2020   |   Dr. John Ross MD FRCPC Dr. John Ross is an emergency physician, professor at Dalhousie University, and medical director of a telemedicine provider. He continues to advocate for profound personal behaviour and public policy changes despite the stifling powers of the status quo.  With all of…
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My life as an Emergency Physician

My life as an Emergency Physician

PRAXES Medical Director Doctor John Ross shares insights on his fast-paced, dynamic career Mar 3, 2020   |   Dr. John Ross MD FRCPC — The role of a PRAXES emergency telemedicine physician can be unpredictable, challenging and often exciting. PRAXES Medical Director, Doctor John Ross, is dedicated to global health and wellness and takes pride in…
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