Telus grabs another EMR provider

Telus Corp. is determined to be the leading telecom carrier in offering health-related applications and services. The Buraby, B.C. company showed it again by announcing Monday its Telus Heath division has bought a Kelowna,

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: March 3rd, 2014 Howard Solomon

Mobile strategy helps deliver healthcare to Ontario’s elderly

A healthcare delivery professional arrived at the residence of a patient to find the elderly man missing on a freezing winter day, and his daughter distraught and unable to find him. This sort

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: January 29th, 2014 Brian Jackson

SAP partners with Vancouver health care data startup

As more medical devices become network enabled they are expected to generate reams of data that need to be analyzed by clinicians and researchers. Looking to get a bigger piece of the spending

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: December 9th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Canadian health care analytics ‘still in teen years,’ conference told

In southern Ontario a number of local health authorities are pooling data on millions of patients to create a huge repository of information that can be queried to help doctors and nurses  being

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: December 3rd, 2013 Howard Solomon

Ontario hospital learns that bandaging IT doesn’t work

There's an old British saying that goes 'penny wise and pound foolish.' A southern Ontario hospital found that out the hard way three years ago when it decided not to follow an IT

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: December 2nd, 2013 Howard Solomon

From giving blood to donating data

The increasing importance of big data and analytics is changing the face of health care.The interaction between health and information, for one, has undergone drastic transformation due to technological advances, particularly in the

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: June 19th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Ottawa nurses cut out middle man with UC system

The University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) has been able to significantly shorten the time it takes for its nurses to receive call backs from doctors by rolling a unified communication system that

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The limits to telehealth

The marriage of medicine and the Internet to create telehealth has fostered a mini-industry around the world with seemingly boundless opportunities – the ability to save health institutions money, to save frail patients

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: March 12th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Clinicians urged to dive deeper into analytics

Analytics is a staple of most Canadian industries. But it has yet to make a serious dent in one sector that is overflowing with data: Medicine. That could be about to change, a

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: December 5th, 2012 Howard Solomon