Health Care Transformation’s Catch 22: the Digital Agenda’s Conundrum

We were having a discussion over Christmas about books that we found interesting and whether we thought that the translation of these books into a movie worked. When Joseph Heller’s well known and often studied Catch-22 was mentioned, we both thought about how this title applied to the Canadian health system. On-going failed attempts to bring … Continue reading Health Care Transformation’s Catch 22: the Digital Agenda’s Conundrum

Project Management: A Crucial Skill To Develop Early

While the focus is often on technology in health informatics (HI) and eHealth, project management drives teams from planning through to implementation and beyond. Read on for three professionals’ insight about this crucial skill. This report is part of the COACH eHIP Forum series about career paths, industry trends and hot topics for professionals in the … Continue reading Project Management: A Crucial Skill To Develop Early

Access Audits for Electronic Health Records Watch for New COACH Privacy & Security Special Edition this Spring

“…the degree to which you and your organization will benefit from this publication will depend on the level of maturity of your current privacy and security program.” Putting It into Practice: Access Audits for Electronic Health Records, the latest in the COACH Privacy & Security Guidelines Series, is coming soon to Canadian health informatics (HI)! … Continue reading Access Audits for Electronic Health Records Watch for New COACH Privacy & Security Special Edition this Spring

The Importance of a National Certification Strategy

One of the challenges faced by Health ICT vendors in the Canadian and global marketplaces is the chaos and confusion caused by an uncoordinated approach to product licensing, certification and conformance testing. Each government jurisdiction has a legitimate interest in ensuring that software products integrated into their eHealth infrastructures are secure, safe, meet privacy requirements … Continue reading The Importance of a National Certification Strategy

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