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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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  • 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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