All posts by Susan Anderson

Orion Health

Canadians will be Tested on our Way to a Healthy Nation

In the April issue of HIMCC, I contributed an article on Deep Space Medicine.    My essay raised the potential of new diagnostic laboratory testing that would be required for people to live in deep space near the moon or Mars, while having practical applications on earth in parallel to space.   While researching the deep space medicine article, … Continue reading Canadians will be Tested on our Way to a Healthy Nation

Deep Space Medicine in Space and on Earth, Challenges and Opportunities for the International Artemis Program to the Moon, Mars and beyond

Having attended the Canada Space Agency’s National Space Health Forum from November 13 – 14, 2019 at the John H. Chapman Space Center in Saint-Hubert, Quebec, I am eager to share with you the highlights on some of the discussions and the exciting developments and potential opportunities that will soon be coming our way. TECHNATION … Continue reading Deep Space Medicine in Space and on Earth, Challenges and Opportunities for the International Artemis Program to the Moon, Mars and beyond

Patient Engagement and Virtual Care, Proceed with Caution

Introduction Virtual Care has been highlighted by ITAC Health and other Canadian leaders, published via their strategy plans, journal articles, blogs and conference presentations as an emerging digital technology that will have significant impact to reshape Canadian’s health care1. However, VIRTUAL CARE layered on top of current, publicly funded Canadian healthcare processes and associated information … Continue reading Patient Engagement and Virtual Care, Proceed with Caution

Coming soon: “Canada and Shared Information Governance (expanding on Governance Standards) – Steps Enabling Canada’s Digital Health Eco-System”

It is no secret for those of us who have been engaged in designing, implementing, assessing, and reorganizing, that healthcare governance — especially governance focused on sharing health information (and data) — is not easy to accomplish. This is especially the case when the scope of information sharing governance expands beyond the walls of a … Continue reading Coming soon: “Canada and Shared Information Governance (expanding on Governance Standards) – Steps Enabling Canada’s Digital Health Eco-System”