How Privacy by Design should meet electronic health records

The architecture for electronic health records in Ontario may already be in place, the province’s privacy commissioner doesn’t think it’s too late to consider Privacy by Design. The methodology, pushed by commissioner Ann

Published on: March 6th, 2012 jd speedy

eHealth infrastructure simulation gives College a leg up

A lot of the stumbling blocks to building software for governments, particularly for the health sector, come from the security and regulatory bodies that prevent testing in the actual network. With all of

Published on: October 20th, 2011 jd speedy

Health Canada research project taps CANARIE for network

While Ottawa, Ont.-based CANARIE may not be the only FiOS infrastructure out there for high data yield research, there are a few reasons why it’s being used by 89 universities and 60 hospitals

Published on: September 27th, 2011 jd speedy

In Conversation: Michael Martineau on eHealth Ontario

E-health consultant and commentator Michael Martineau recently sat in on an ITAC-sponsored event connecting the vendor community with new eHealth Ontario CEO Greg Reed. Martineau gives ComputerWorld Canada editor Dave Webb his take

Published on: April 26th, 2010 ComputerWorld Canada staff

New eHealth Ontario CEO wants to rebuild image

Newly appointed eHealth Ontario CEO Greg Reed wants not only to stabilize the organization from within, but also to improve its reputation among the general public, medical community and IT partners. The former Dundee Bank

Published on: April 7th, 2010 Rafael Ruffolo

Ontario to hire former consultant as new eHealth CEO

Eight months after eHealth Ontario CEO Sarah Kramer left embroiled in a spending scandal, the organization responsible for the province’s electronic health records plan is finally ready to permanently fill her position. The organization has

Published on: March 11th, 2010 Rafael Ruffolo

YEAR IN REVIEW: October 2009

The CRTC just couldn’t seem to make anyone happy in October, except possibly BCE Inc. (TSE:BCE) and Rogers Communications Inc. (TSE:RCI.B).First came the commission’s decision on the long-standing argument over traffic-throttling of wholesale

Published on: December 30th, 2009 Dave Webb

E-health records in Canada: The way forward

Suppose you moved to a new city and with a few computer keystrokes your new family physician could access your entire medical history. Consider how beneficial it would be if you brought your

Published on: December 18th, 2009 maurizio laudisa

Canada faces widespread e-health skills shortage

While the Ontario government is dealing with the political fallout of the eHealth Ontario scandal and Ottawa reviews its funding commitments to Canada Health Infoway, a new research report suggests Canada may need

Published on: December 3rd, 2009 Shane Schick