All posts by Elaine Huesing

Editor Publisher, HIM&CC

Ontario Appoints Special Advisor to Develop Health Data Platform

New tool will help researchers detect, plan and respond to COVID-19 Toronto, ON, June 4, 2020 – The Ontario government has appointed Dr. Jane Philpott as the special advisor to support the design and implementation of the new Ontario Health Data Platform (formerly known as PANTHR). This data platform will provide recognized researchers and health system … Continue reading Ontario Appoints Special Advisor to Develop Health Data Platform

Tickit Health & University of Victoria School of Health Information Sciences Announce Research Partnership

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 02, 2020 – Tickit Health, Ltd (Tickit Health) and professors Andre Kushniruk and Elizabeth Borycki from the University of Victoria’s School of Health Information Sciences (UVic) today announced a new partnership for ongoing research of Tickit Health’s groundbreaking Tickit® solution.  The partnership will see UVic faculty from the School of Health … Continue reading Tickit Health & University of Victoria School of Health Information Sciences Announce Research Partnership

TELUS announces 5G network equipment partners

5G deployment will support economic growth  and diversity that will be essential for the virtualization of health, education, and teleworking   VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 02, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — TELUS today announced it has selected Ericsson and Nokia to support building its 5G network, with the goal to revolutionize wireless connectivity for customers. “TELUS has a … Continue reading TELUS announces 5G network equipment partners

NexJ Health Expands into Cancer Symptom Tracking & Cancer Medication Adherence Support with Extend Health Solutions

Offering take-home cancer medication support Toronto – May 28, 2020 – NexJ Health Inc., a provider of advanced virtual care for chronic disease prevention and management, today announces together with Extend Health Solutions the launch of their oral cancer medication support program; Cancer Connect PhC at Extend Pharmacy. Extend Pharmacy is a group of pharmacists with significant oncology experience who … Continue reading NexJ Health Expands into Cancer Symptom Tracking & Cancer Medication Adherence Support with Extend Health Solutions

Privacy guardians issue joint statement on COVID-19 contact tracing applications

GATINEAU, QC, May 7, 2020 – Federal, provincial and territorial privacy guardians today issued a joint statement calling on governments to ensure that COVID-19 contact tracing applications respect key privacy principles. Privacy Commissioner of Canada Daniel Therrien says technology can be part of the solution to address the COVID-19 pandemic and notes that the health crisis calls for … Continue reading Privacy guardians issue joint statement on COVID-19 contact tracing applications

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