September 12, 2016 – Defendants begin their opening arguments Monday, September 12th; Intervenors to begin later this week. Lawyers representing the defendants and intervenor groups in Cambie Corporation’s lawsuit against Canadian health care will present their opening arguments this week at the Supreme Court of BC beginning Monday, September 12. Canadian Doctors for Medicare and … Continue reading Anti-Medicare lawsuit continues
August 16, 2016 (Toronto) – Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) is inviting the digital health community to provide feedback on national privacy and security requirements as part of the final phase of its harmonization project to enhance the value of certification services in Canada. The privacy and security harmonization project undertaken by Infoway is part of … Continue reading Infoway Seeks Feedback on Privacy and Security Certification Requirements
The sight creates a visceral reaction: A tiny infant, born prematurely after just 27 weeks of gestation, tubes, wires, and sensors attached, quivering in a hospital incubator. In Canada, this is not an uncommon phenomenon; one in ten babies is born prematurely — prior to 37 weeks of gestation, some as early as 23 weeks. … Continue reading Using ‘big data’ to protect little bodies
INDIANAPOLIS, July 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Point-of-care and patient self-testing (PST) are growing standards of care for patients requiring regular PT/INR tests for warfarin therapy. These convenient forms of testing help patients adhere to their prescribed testing frequency and healthcare professionals make more timely treatment decisions. Patients who adhere to their testing schedule spend more … Continue reading Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today confirms the safety and accuracy of CoaguChek PT/INR devices for use by healthcare professionals at the point of care and by patients who test at home.
July 15, 2016 (Toronto) – A Request for Expression Of Interest (REOI) was issued by Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) today, inviting private sector organizations and the health care industry to demonstrate their interest in assisting in the creation and/or the operation of PrescribeIT, Canada’s new e-prescribing service. The REOI provides timelines and lays out opportunities for the … Continue reading Infoway Releases a PrescribeIT Request for Expression of Interest to Health IT industry