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January 19, 2018

We are exhibiting at the 2018 Ottawa Model for Smoking Cessation conference 

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We are also exhibiting at the upcoming SNRT Annual Meeting in Baltimore Feb 21-24

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April 5, 2017

Reducing Hospital Readmission Rates by Implementing an InPatient Tobacco Dependence Treatment Service 

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Reducing Health Care Costs by Implementing an InPatient Tobacco Cessation Service 

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March 22, 23, 24, 2017

TelASK is exhibiting at the 2017 National Conference on Tobacco or Health in Austin, Texas

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March 20, 21, 2017

TelASK is attending the North American Quitline Consortium Conference 2017

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March 7, 8, 9 2017

TelASK is exhibiting at the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco 2017 Annual Meeting in Florence, Italy 

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January 17, 2017

TelASK to exhibit at 9th annual Ottawa Model for Smoking Cessation conference: Ottawa, Ontario

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January 17, 2017

“Who Opted Out of an Opt-Out Smoking Cessation Programme for Hospitalized Patients?” Medical University of South Carolina Cummings K. Michael, et al 

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January 17, 2017

“Inpatient smoking cessation service with Opt-Out approach positively impacts short-term cessation outcomes”  Medical University of South Carolina – Nahhas G, et al

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January 17, 2017

JAMA 2014:  Sustained Care Intervention & Postdischarge Smoking Cessation Among Hospitalized Adults – Rigotti N, et al

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May 25, 2016

Ottawa Model for Smoking Cessation, supported by TelASK, reduces readmission rates at 30 days and health care utilization

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Study Demonstrates Cost Effectiveness of Ottawa Model for Smoking Cessation

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April 15, 2016

Program supported by TelASK Quit Manager recognized by Ontario health ministry

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March 28, 2016

Residence Wellness Alert referenced in Canadian Association of College and University Student Services’  latest publication

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March 9, 2016

University of Ottawa Heart Institute wins prestigious award with “TelASK Transitions for Heart Failure” patient care

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March 1, 2016

Residence Wellness Alert referenced in Association of College and University Housing Officer’s magazine

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January 19, 2016

 Ottawa Model for Smoking Cessation Expands to Greece

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January 22-23, 2016

TelASK to exhibit at 8th annual Ottawa Model for Smoking Cessation conference: Ottawa, Ontario

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January 5, 2016

Hospital based “opt-out” smoking cessation program supported by TelASK Quit Manager proven feasible, efficacious and cost effective

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November 2nd, 2015

TelASK participates in a poster presentation at the American Public Health Association annual meeting entitled “Implementation  of Comprehensive Inpatient Tobacco Cessation Services Following Joint Commission Recommendations: Lessons Learned and Recommendations”

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October 15th, 2015

CTV News Edmonton Highlights Residence Wellness Alert System

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August 17-18th, 2015

TelASK to exhibit at North American Quitline Consortium conference in Atlanta, Georgia

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June 10th, 2015

TelASK to demonstrate “Residence Wellness Alert” system at annual Ontario Association of College & University Housing Officers Conference: York University, Toronto

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May 26-30th, 2015

TelASK to attend American College Health Association Conference in Orlando, Florida

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May 27th, 2015

TelASK and University of Alberta, Wellness Services, to present “Residence Wellness Alert” system at Canadian Association of College & University Services conference: Vancouver, British Columbia

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January 23-24th, 2015

TelASK to exhibit at 7th annual Ottawa Model for Smoking Cessation conference: Ottawa, Ontario

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August 24th, 2014

TelASK launches “Residence Wellness Alert” disease surveillance system at University of Alberta

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August 20th, 2014

Study supported by TelASK Quit Manager published in the Journal of the American Medical Association

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January 21st, 2014

National Non-Smoking Week: Ottawa Heart Institute Smoking Cessation Model reaches 120,000 smokers across Canada

 


August 1st, 2013

TelASK Quit Manager to support expansion of the “Ottawa Model for Smoking Cessation” in Ontario hospitals by the University of Ottawa Heart Institute.

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May 23, 2013

TelASK Quit Manager selected by Louisiana State University Health Sciences Centre

 


May 1st, 2013

Medical University of South Carolina Chooses TelASK Quit Manager

 


April 10th, 2013

TelASK launches Cardiac Surgery Discharge Call Program at St. Boniface Hospital Winnipeg, Manitoba

 


November 21st, 2012

University of Ottawa Heart Institute receives prestigious award for cardiac patient follow-up support program

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May 7th, 2012

Cardiologists can play a key role in success of patients’ quit smoking attempt

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