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  1. July 16, 2018Nursing notes can help indicate whether ICU patients will survive

    Researchers at the University of Waterloo have found that sentiments in the nursing notes of health care providers are good indicators of whether intensive care unit (ICU) patients will survive.

    Hospitals typically use severity of illness scores to predict the 30-day survival of ICU patients. These scores include lab results, vital signs, and physiological and demographic characteristics gathered within 24 hours of admission.

  2. July 11, 2018Expert Advisory - Bank of Canada interest rate
    The Bank of Canada is expected to raise its interest rate today. The University of Waterloo has an expert available to talk about the impacts of the BOC’s decision and what that could mean for Canadians.
     
    Jean-Paul Lam – Economics
    Jean-Paul Lam is an Associate Professor of Economics at Waterloo and was formerly an assistant chief economist at the Bank of Canada.
  3. July 10, 2018Expert Advisory - Canada ranks 20th in United Nations’ sustainability index

    A new indicator shows Canada ranks 20th among countries participating in the UN’s ambitious global effort to address the world’s 17 toughest social and environmental problems, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). A new online tool accessible to the public shows Canada is below its peers on Climate Action and Reduced Inequalities, in particular.

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