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We are pleased to match Baylis’ investment to accelerate the development and commercialization of the first-in-Canada medical devices that will be used by doctors during heart procedures. Such innovative and transformative products are expanding international markets for made-in-Canada technologies that have a positive impact on patients around the world.

Honourable Navdeep Bains
Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister, FedDev Ontario

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CANet® is proud to announce the inaugural ‘Shift – Heart Rhythm Innovation Competition’

Toronto ON, December 16, 2019 – With the Cardiac Arrhythmia Network of Canada (CANet®) group of investigators leading ground-breaking arrhythmia health research and technology advancements, our Network is challenging startups to highlight their innovations at the inaugural CANet® Shift competition. Here’s your opportunity to showcase your innovation and win $200,000! Canadian health technology startups will...
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Randomized Controlled Trial Finds NRG® Transseptal Needle Leads to Shorter Procedure Times, Reduced Radiation Exposure

TORONTO, NOVEMBER 5, 2019 – A randomized controlled trial has found that use of Baylis Medical’s NRG® Transseptal Needle results in shorter time in achieving transseptal access, less transseptal attempts, and reduced exposure to radiation, compared to use of a conventional transseptal needle. The study, entitled Randomized Trial of Conventional Versus Radiofrequency Needle Transseptal Puncture...
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CANet VIRTUES: cutting-edge technology ushers in a bold new era of arrhythmia care

London, ON, February 1, 2019 — Cardiac Arrhythmia Network of Canada (CANet) leverages cutting edge technology to empower its patients. Digital innovations like artificial intelligence, blockchain technology, and consumer-grade wearables are now mainstream. Healthcare services must invest in these breakthroughs to deliver better medical care for Canadians. CANet is currently focusing on solutions – advanced...
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‘CASMER’ Launched in Alberta – Reducing Canadian Healthcare Costs by Eliminating Syncope Hospitalizations

Calgary, AB, June 11, 2018 – Paramedics in Calgary and surrounding areas are now able to increase capacity in the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) system, thanks to the CANet-funded project, CASMER, Community Alternatives for Syncope Management in the Emergency Room. CANet investigator, CASMER project lead and professor at University of Calgary’s Faculty of Medicine Dr....
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CANet, partners fund over $14 million in arrhythmia research

London, ON, February 16, 2018 — The Cardiac Arrhythmia Network of Canada (CANet) and its partners are pleased to announce funding of 10 research grants totaling over $4.4 million with an additional $10 million in matching funds. With this funding cycle, CANet continues to grow in scale and scope. The introduction of a dedicated Social...
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