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As reported in the Ottawa Heart Institute’s blog, The Beat, Dr. Annette Schultz was at this year’s Canadian Cardiovascular Congress (CCC) in Toronto, where she shared her thoughts on how First Nations people continue to be disproportionately represented in health care. “We need to look at the system and how the system is now failing First Nations people when it comes to heart disease.” Schultz, a principal investigator at St. Boniface Hospital Research, registered nurse, and associate professor with the College of Nursing Rady Faculty of Health Sciences at University of Manitoba, was in Toronto this past weekend to present her research findings comparing clinical outcomes and physician follow-up between First Nation and non-First Nation patients after index angiography in Manitoba.

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