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TOH Receives 2017 Provincial Innovation Award

Dec 20, 2017

Dr. Venkatesh Thiruganasambandamoorthy received the Emergency Care and Critical Care award by the Innovation Fund Provincial Oversight Committee (IFPOC) on November 30, 2017.  Dr. Thiruganasambandamoorthy’s project is entitled “Early Discharge of Chest Pain Patients using the New Troponin Assay to Improve Emergency Room Overcrowding”.

The Innovation Fund ($10.5M per year) was created in 2008 to support the development of new and innovative approaches to health care delivery and to provide leadership in the dissemination of new knowledge across the health-care system. To date, the Innovation Fund has provided seed funding to more than 800 projects across Ontario.  This year, the nominations were grouped into 5 categories, and the award recipients chosen from among the excellent nominations in each group.

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