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  • Healthcare sector witnessed 12% decline in deal activity during week ended June 28, says GlobalData

    July 1, 2020

    The number of deals announced in the global healthcare sector (including pharmaceuticals and medical equipment) declined by 12% during the week ended June 28, 2020 compared to the previous week, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

    Aurojyoti Bose, Lead Analyst at GlobalData, comments: “Though the healthcare sector has been relatively resilient compared to other sectors amid ...

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  • New Directors and Executive elected to the Digital Health Canada Board of Directors

    June 26, 2020
    June 25, 2020, Toronto – The results of the recent Digital Health Canada Board of Directors election were announced yesterday at the association’s 45th Annual General Meeting, held virtually.
    Six 2020-2022 Board of Directors positions were open for election this year and an online election took place between May 11-22, 2020 with over 600 Digital ...
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  • IHE Releases the International Patient Summary (IPS) Profile

    June 24, 2020

    It is with great pleasure that IHE International announces publication of a new IPS Profile, recently released for trial implementation. This profile is the latest in a series of artifacts developed by a collaboration of standards development organizations (SDOs) to support the global adoption of the International Patient Summary (IPS), considered an essential ingredient in ...

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  • Ontario Appoints Special Advisor to Develop Health Data Platform

    June 4, 2020

    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 partners ...

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

    June 2, 2020

    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 ...

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  • TELUS announces 5G network equipment partners

    June 2, 2020

    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 ...

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

    May 28, 2020

    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 have designed ...

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

    May 8, 2020

    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 ...

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