Finalists for ITAC awards released

A telehealth service for Canada's north, a cloud archiving system and tablet-based consumer survey solution for retailers are among the 19 finalists that qualified for this year's ITAC Ingenious Awards. The Information Technology Association of

Published on: September 8th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Telus gets Canadian rights to mobile prescription app

Telus Corp. has made another acquisition to broaden its e-health related offerings. The communications company said Wednesday it has bought the Canadian rights to ZRx Prescriber, a Web-based app for desktops and mobile devices owned by ZoomMed

Published on: September 3rd, 2014 Howard Solomon

Women’s College Hospital expansion includes a healthy dose of IT benefits

When he looks outside his office window, Brendan Kwolek can see the next phase of Women’s College Hospital’s new facility being built, floor by floor. What’s more important to him, however, is knowing

Published on: July 10th, 2014 Shane Schick

Public Health Ontario’s CIO diagnoses how messy big data can be

Most CIOs get asked questions about how quickly a new software program will be deployed or what it will cost to outsource parts of their IT infrastructure. For Jim Tom, it’s more like

Published on: June 5th, 2014 Shane Schick

IoT not A-OK? Ask these tech experts

The Internet of Things is supposed to be a good idea. Pervasive connection to everyone and everything in your life, never being out of reach for even a millisecond, constantly bombarded with messages

Published on: May 20th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Calgary imaging company scores big win with U.S. agency

An Alberta-based Web and mobile diagnostic imaging specialist is at the centre of a huge new contract awarded by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Calgary Scientific's ResolutionMD enterprise image viewer technology

Published on: May 15th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

BlackBerry invests in health vertical

BlackBerry CEO John Chen has said there's still life left in the struggling handset maker. He made a move to strengthen it by putting money into a U.S. cloud-based clinical information software and

Published on: April 15th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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,

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

Published on: January 29th, 2014 Brian Jackson