Category Archives: Articles

A “Pro Cure” for Procurement in Canadian Healthcare

Could the Stakes Be Higher? I’ve always been partial to the use of the double entendre in written form. When I presented at the eHealth Conference in June 2017, my presentation was entitled “Stop Complaining About Healthcare Procurement: The Fix Is In” – the play on words of course being solutions to historical procurement ails … Continue reading A “Pro Cure” for Procurement in Canadian Healthcare

A CCHIM/CHIMA-Accredited Graduate Certificate in Health Terminology Standards

In fall 2014 the School of Health Information Science at the University of Victoria (UVic) took part in a national advisory group to define the competencies and curricular content for a new health terminology standards certification program. The group was convened by the Canadian College of Health Information Management (CCHIM), Canadian Health Information Management Association … Continue reading A CCHIM/CHIMA-Accredited Graduate Certificate in Health Terminology Standards

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

Canada to Toughen Standards for Medical-Device Safety and Cybersecurity

Health Canada recently released two significant forward-looking documents on the regulation of medical devices: Action Plan on Medical Devices: Continuously Improving Safety, Effectiveness and Quality (1) (Action Plan); and Draft Guidance Document: Pre-market Requirements for Medical Device Cybersecurity (2)(Cybersecurity Guidance) These publications are expected to inform changes to Canada’s medical device regulatory regime to expand … Continue reading Canada to Toughen Standards for Medical-Device Safety and Cybersecurity

Page 2 of 2
1 2