All posts by Chris Hobson

Chief Medical Officer, Orion Health

Healthcare 2020: Community care, patient digital rights, AI and helping physicians avoid burnout

Early on each year, I like to take a look at the state of digital health in Canada and make some predictions for what lies ahead. Canadian healthcare is on the cusp of significant change. Several initiatives will have a profound effect on how healthcare is delivered in Canada in the coming years. The big … Continue reading Healthcare 2020: Community care, patient digital rights, AI and helping physicians avoid burnout

The health of Canadian interoperability

The narrative around healthcare technology often focuses on the promising developments of genomics, AI, Blockchain and the Cloud. While these technologies will certainly help transform healthcare, let’s not put the cart before the horse. First, we need to focus our lens on the most pressing technological challenge facing the industry today – one that underpins … Continue reading The health of Canadian interoperability

Abu Dhabi and Canada exchange expertise in healthcare: HIE platform a milestone in Emirate’s healthcare sector

Abu Dhabi, the capital city and one of seven emirates of the United Arab Emirate (UAE), is one of the leaders in healthcare in the Middle East. The Emirate has 60 hospitals and 1,644 medical centres and clinics, providing healthcare services for more than three million people. Quality has always been the keystone to excellence … Continue reading Abu Dhabi and Canada exchange expertise in healthcare: HIE platform a milestone in Emirate’s healthcare sector