Didn’t get to e-Health 2014 in Vancouver this spring? Or, you went and want to catch up on some of the 110+ hours of education you missed at Canada’s Only National e-Health Conference & Trade Show? Read on for a taste of the substantive, wide-ranging information, experience and insight available in the program, particularly at the concurrent sessions. … Continue reading Rich, Wide-Ranging Content to Drive Better Outcomes & Healthcare Sustainability
Pregnancy EMR Passport, Radiologist Tracking, Child Abuse Reporting & More Winning Solutions WOW! It really was more innovation in 48 hours than many professionals will see during their entire career in healthcare. The e-Health 2014 Hackathon, presented in partnership with Hacking Health, brought a creative, inspiring new dimension to Canada’s only national e-Health conference and trade show … Continue reading Hackathon Injects New Energy into e-Health Conference
Make no mistake about it. Canadian legislators beat their southern counterparts to the punch when it came to enacting privacy laws to protect citizens. Introduced in 1983, Canada’s Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) superseded the USA’s Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) act by 13 years. Not to be outdone at … Continue reading Biometric Signature Authentication: The New Modality of Choice for Safeguarding Electronic Medical Record Access
The Health Informatics and Health Information Management Human Resources Outlook 2014 – 2019 report (HR Report), released earlier this year, is critical in identifying the supply and demand within the eHealth sector as the emerging professionals (EPs) enter the workforce. The need for 6,200 – 12,200 more HI and HIM professionals in Canadian healthcare over … Continue reading HI HIM Human Resources Outlook Report: What It Means to EPs & Their Career Plans
Based on its actions and policies, the current federal government is backing away from direct involvement in the healthcare agenda. Healthcare, they contend, is a provincial responsibility and decisions regarding healthcare policy should be up to the provinces. Given this policy shift, can there be a national digital health policy? What is the federal government’s … Continue reading Is There a Role for the Federal Government and other National Organizations in the Digital Agenda?