When Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) was established in 2001, some people thought digitizing our health system would be easy, and fast, completed in about a decade. Others, like those of us who are in the technology field, knew it would be hard, and we would never be finished because there will always be new technologies … Continue reading Canada Health Infoway’s Journey Into Technology
Digital Health Week has been on our calendars since 2014, and it keeps getting bigger and better every year, thanks to you and others who continue to join in this national celebration of all things digital health. As we all know, declaring a special day, week, month or year can shine a spotlight on a … Continue reading Digital Health Week 2019: Join the Celebration!
The narrative around healthcare technology often focuses on the promising developments of genomics, AI, Blockchain and the Cloud. While these technologies will certainly help transform healthcare, let’s not put the cart before the horse. First, we need to focus our lens on the most pressing technological challenge facing the industry today – one that underpins … Continue reading The health of Canadian interoperability
Introduction Virtual Care has been highlighted by ITAC Health and other Canadian leaders, published via their strategy plans, journal articles, blogs and conference presentations as an emerging digital technology that will have significant impact to reshape Canadian’s health care1. However, VIRTUAL CARE layered on top of current, publicly funded Canadian healthcare processes and associated information … Continue reading Patient Engagement and Virtual Care, Proceed with Caution
The Quest For Best Practice! We knew it wouldn’t be easy. Professionals working in rehab therapy (physiotherapists, chiropractors, occupational therapists, kinesiologists etc.) are on a never-ending quest to discover innovations, advice, and insights on best practice. Insights and ideas that will enable them to provide the optimum care and outcomes for their patients and clients. … Continue reading The Road Not Taken…Creating A Digital Searchplace!