Healthcare

Filipino Healthcare Workers During COVID-19 and the Importance of Race-Based Analysis

Filipino Workers on the Frontlines During COVID19 Globally and in Canada Warlito Valdez. Amor Padilla Gatinao. Daisy Dorinilla. Debbie Accad. Leilani Medel. Christine Mandegarian.  These are just a few of the names of Filipino nurses, personal support workers, and caregivers in Canada, the United ...

Answers to FAQs about the recent market disruption

Global Market Strategist Brian Levitt provides perspective on the impact of the coronavirus and oil price wars.   1. Wasn’t the market due for a correction anyway? Market drawdowns typically don’t just happen for no apparent reason. They are the result of economic and/or policy uncertainty. Th ...

Statement on the postponement of the 2020 Bloom Burton & Co. Healthcare Investor Conference

Statement on the postponement of the 2020 Bloom Burton & Co. Healthcare Investor Conference At Bloom Burton, the safety and well-being of everyone in our healthcare community is our greatest concern. Given the accelerating spread and severity of the COVID-19 virus and the health concerns around mas ...

HOOPP names veteran Jeff Wendling new president and CEO

The Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan’s board of trustees has named Jeff Wendling the new president and chief executive officer, effective April 1, 2020. Since joining ... ...

Viemed Healthcare has price target cut at Beacon, keeps “Buy” rating

A huge market opportunity awaits Viemed Healthcare (Viemed Healthcare Stock Quote, Chart, News TSX:VMD), according to Beacon Securities analyst Doug Cooper, who at the same time is taking a more conservative outlook on the company. In an update to clients on Friday, Cooper maintained his “Buy” ...

What you need to know about filing your 2019 tax return

Some people do their own tax returns using consumer software (like TurboTax), while others opt to hire a professional to do it for them. Either way, the starting point for any tax return is pulling together all the necessary documentation. Last year’s tax return is a good starting point, as it gi ...

Here’s how to identify top drug stocks to profit from aging baby boomers and more

Even top drug stocks can be riskier than many investors assume, but here’s how to spot the best ones Top drug stocks hold special appeal for investors: Many assume that as the baby-boom generation moves into retirement, demand for pharmaceuticals will skyrocket. That’s undoubtedly true. The amo ...

Q4 2019 Share Price Performance

Q4 2019 Share Price Performance Healthcare Stocks Surge  In this blog post, the Bloom Burton equity research team summarizes the performance of the Canadian healthcare sector during 4Q-2019, and provides commentary on select stock movements and overall market trends.  Inclusion Criteria  Our ana ...

Finding the story behind the research: Dr. Aditi Khandelwal and the Canadian Blood Services Lay Science Writing Competition

Elizabeth Benner, Health, Medicine & Veterinary Sciences editor Many Canadians are familiar with the Canadian Blood Services (CBS), a Canadian healthcare charity associated with blood drives around the country (except Quebec). You may know about the CBS because you have donated blood or recognize it ...

Centric Health is one of my top picks: Stephen Takacsy

Centric Health (Centric Health Stock Quote, Chart, News TSX:CHH) is one beaten up stock you might want to look at. The healthcare company had been mired in debt for a number of years but has recently made moves to right the ship, says Stephen Takacsy of Lester Asset Management, who calls Centric a ...