Category Archives: Articles

A Vibrant Community Requires Change and Growth

2016-2017 has been an especially interesting year with the COACH Board and Executive team focusing on two main ideas: change and growth. Our industry is rapidly shifting as new players enter the digital health space and technology advancements share the spotlight with quality of care and improved patient engagement. I would like to thank the … Continue reading A Vibrant Community Requires Change and Growth

The Evolution of the Electronic Health Record

Almost 15 years ago, Canada was introduced to the electronic health record (EHR), which was initially hailed as the end-all solution to bestow efficiency and improved patient care in our healthcare system. With many Canadians now having access to EHR data — and with healthcare costs the highest they’ve ever been —providers are starting to … Continue reading The Evolution of the Electronic Health Record

Modernizing Our Brand to Meet Your Professional Needs

COACH rebrand as Digital Health Canada reflects need for connections in our broadening, growing industry As the pace of social, business, and technology transformation accelerates, traditional borders between professional, organizational, technological, and geographic categories are shifting, and connections are more important than ever before. Connections between people and organizations; patients and doctors; applications and data … Continue reading Modernizing Our Brand to Meet Your Professional Needs

The More You Give the More You Get: Creating the Network Effect Through Your Association

The internet is the perfect example of the network effect — how a good or service increases in value when more people use it. As increasing numbers of users gain access to the internet, more websites come into being, more people are online to communicate with, and today the internet is now valuable, even indispensable. … Continue reading The More You Give the More You Get: Creating the Network Effect Through Your Association

A Health Platform for all Canadians: National Agenda, Local Enablement

We are all well familiar with the impact of Canada’s fragmented healthcare systems on maintaining parity of services and access to care across provincial jurisdictions. The variances in funding, in governance and coordination of care (or lack thereof), in procurement practices, and among healthcare priorities create an environment that makes innovation a challenge and scaling … Continue reading A Health Platform for all Canadians: National Agenda, Local Enablement

Page 1 of 3
1 2 3