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Infoway touts studies on electronic heath records in Canada

Canada has been on a long and expensive journey to create integrated electronic health records that the medical community can...

October 13th, 2016 Howard Solomon

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Wireless operator to pilot e-health in Canada’s north in 2017

Northern Canadian mobile network operator Ice Wireless is partnering with Pharmaceutical Innovation Ltd. to offer advanced telehealth services to rural...

October 4th, 2016 Howard Solomon

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Segmented networks, containerization needed to stymie ransomware: Citrix

Ransomware is now a big business, with a security vendor estimating one attacker was able to collect US$121 million in...

September 30th, 2016 Howard Solomon

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Canadian, U.S. doctors hold different views on EHRs

Differences between the single payer healthcare system in Canada and the multiple payers in the U.S. have been cited as...

September 29th, 2016 Howard Solomon

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The “EHR for all Ontarians” Progress Report

In 2009, amidst the numerous eHealth boondoggle stories and negative sentiment, I began writing a blog for ITWorld. In one...

January 27th, 2016 Aaron Blair

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UHN’s CIO explains how ConnectingGTA will help treat patients as ‘partners in care’

Lydia Lee has noticed a pattern in the last 10 years of her career. There are projects nobody wants to...

November 17th, 2015 Shane Schick

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How Hamilton Health Sciences’ CIO says ‘yes’ to an increasingly mobile workforce

No CIO likes always having to tell their users no. The key to happiness for Hamilton Health Sciences CIO Mark...

November 11th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

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Healthcare industry ripe for disruption? A conversation with millennial entrepreneur Raghu Rai

Healthcare can occupy up to 25 per cent of GDP and increasing consumers want technology incorporated into their exchanges with...

November 10th, 2015 Stephen Ibaraki

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How a Canadian hospital faces insider threats

Recent data thefts by outside attackers at several U.S. hospitals have grabbed headlines in the past year for stealing millions...

September 30th, 2015 Howard Solomon