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  • Invest Alberta Corporation Appoints Chief Executive Officer

    September 24, 2020

    CALGARY, Alberta, Sept. 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — After a competitive recruitment process, the Invest Alberta Corporation’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce Dr. David Knight Legg as the Corporation’s first Chief Executive Officer (CEO). As CEO, David will lead an aggressive global campaign to attract high-value and high-impact investments to Alberta.

    “We are fortunate ...

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  • Canadian Healthtech Company Launches COVID-19 Self-Assessment Tool at University of Toronto for Fall 2020

    September 8, 2020

    TORONTO, Sept. 08, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The University of Toronto has launched an online COVID-19 self-assessment tool called UCheck for the start of the 2020-2021 academic year. The digital health company behind the software, Thrive Health, is also the creator of Health Canada’s official COVID-19 support ...

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  • MOBIA wins federal funding for SurgeCon

    September 3, 2020

    HALIFAX – MOBIA announced that it has received federal funding for SurgeCon, an Emergency Department (ED) flow solution app. The funding, through Innovation Solutions Canada, was awarded under the non-medical category of innovations designed to address public health challenges presented by COVID-19 and future public health emergencies.

    SurgeCon is an innovative ED flow software platform ...

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  • Canada Health Infoway and Loblaw Companies Limited Reach Agreement to Advance e-Prescribing

    August 19, 2020

    August 18, 2020 (TORONTO) — Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) and Loblaw Companies Limited (Loblaw) are pleased to announce that they have reached an agreement to advance e-prescribing in Canada. Under the agreement, Shoppers Drug Mart, Loblaw retail pharmacies and QHR Technologies’ AccuroEMR®, Canada’s largest single electronic medical record platform, will work towards connecting with PrescribeIT®, ...

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  • Ontario Launches Consultations to Strengthen Privacy Protections of Personal Data

    August 13, 2020

    Province seeking public input on how personal information is collected, used and safeguarded

    TORONTO — Today, the Ontario government launched consultations to improve the province’s privacy protection laws. People and businesses from a wide range of sectors, including technology, financial and service, and the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario, will have the opportunity ...
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  • Capstone Headwaters Reports: Telehealth Advances by Years in COVID-19 Lockdown

    August 12, 2020

    Boston, MA, August 12, 2020 – Capstone Headwaters released its Healthcare Information Technology (IT) Update today, reporting that the industry is undergoing an accelerated growth phase as the pandemic pushes the Healthcare industry to innovate and meet patient demand despite limitations on in-person visits.  The need for immediate remote solutions, such as healthcare monitoring and ...

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  • Leading US-based Drug Testing Company Launches NexJ Connected Wellness for COVID-19 Screening

    August 10, 2020

    Toronto – August 10, 2020 – NexJ Health Inc. (NexJ Health), a provider of advanced virtual care for chronic disease prevention and management today announces that Comprehensive Drug Testing, Inc. (CDT) and WorkWell Enterprises will be using NexJ Connected Wellness to provide COVID-19 screening for their employees and clients.

    Comprehensive Drug Testing is a leading drug testing company headquartered in California. ...

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  • Saskatchewan Deploys COVID-19 Novari eReferral & Central Intake System

    August 10, 2020

    KINGSTON ON & REGINA SK, August 10, 2020 – The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) in partnership with eHealth Saskatchewan has deployed the Novari eReferral & central intake system province-wide for COVID-19 testing and assessment referrals.  Working closely together, SHA, eHealth and Novari Health staff quickly configured the Novari technology to facilitate COVID-19 referrals to help ensure that ...

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