A prescription for the healthcare data blues

Information overload is a recognized problem in the military. The disease has spread from fighter pilots who find themselves losing...

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IBM testing blockchain-powered medical care for U.S. patients

Blockchain technology hasn't taken over the world yet, but IBM Corp. thinks it might be key to delivering more secure,...

January 16th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

eHealth wisdom from an unlikely source: a late 80’s action movie.

There are some significant eHealth insights from the late, great actor Patrick Swayze. No, they are not related to parenting...

November 2nd, 2016 Aaron Blair

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

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

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