Obamacare web site off sickbed

HealthCare.gov, the United States’ glitch-plagued insurance-shopping Web, has recovered right on time to meet the December 1 deadline set by the Obama administration to get the site fixed. “HealthCare.gov on Dec. 1 is

Published on: December 2nd, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Nova Scotia company releases new mobile healthcare app

The healthcare industry is increasingly turning to mobile solutions largely because so many of its workers are on the move – doctors and nurses roam hospital floors, nurses and home care workers are

Published on: November 1st, 2013 Howard Solomon

Technology trends: Fact or fiction

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) released their 2014 5 Technology Trends to Watch report this week.  With the spotlight on Content Curation, Robotics, Driverless Cars, Digital Health Care, and Internet of Things, what

Published on: October 25th, 2013 Stephen Ibaraki

CGI Federal VP says Obamacare site is working

The Web site for the United States Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s health insurance exchange, is still slow but “working” according to the senior vice-president of CGI Federal which is the lead

Published on: October 24th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

CIO, database boss pocket $2.3M in IT services scam

The United States Secret Service laid charges on eight people early this month in connection with a wide reaching IT services scam operations that involved technology vendors paying more than $2.3 million in

Published on: July 30th, 2013 nestor e. arellano

Niagara Health System deploys HP networking gear

Ontario’s largest multi-site hospital system is using Hewlett-Packard’s networking products to run critical medical applications and services across its separate facilities which span 12 municipalities.The Niagara Health Systems serves 434,000 residents through six

Published on: June 6th, 2013

Canadian health care lags in mobile adoption: IDC

The prevalence of mobile technology is being felt in most in many industries but its adoption is lagging in health care where its implementation are likely to provide major benefits, according to a

Published on: May 9th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

3 lessons learned by eHealth Ontario chief

Three years into his job as the steward of Ontario’s electronic health records program, the head of eHealth Ontario said the organization has learned three valuable lessons about technology deployment that will help it

Published on: March 18th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

WCIT 2012: Leadership in action

Somewhere in Orlando, most Canadian CIOs I follow on Twitter were listening to Seth Godin, the popular marketing guru, who was the lunchtime keynote speaker at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2012. They were not here

Published on: October 23rd, 2012 Shane Schick