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by Richard Alvarez

As we launch the e-Health 2014 Conference, my last as President and CEO of Canada Health Infoway, I find myself reflecting on my 30-year career in health care in Canada. I recently shared some of my thoughts and insights with COACH President Don Newsham, and you can read about them...

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by Neil Gardner

As I finish my term as President this month (June) and see the new Strategic Plan taking shape for 2014 – 2017, it is an ideal time to take stock of COACH’s progress over the last three years - looking back as we look forward. The Strategic Plan is the blueprint and...

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by Brendan Seaton

A few days ago I received a call from an ITAC Health member about a memo he received from a major Toronto area hospital system. The memo stated that as of a certain date all vendor sales and service personnel entering hospital facilities must produce credentials confirming...

Sarah Courtney - Jane Dargie - Grant Gillis's picture
by Sarah Courtney - Jane Dargie - Grant Gillis

COACH has long been recognized for its Guidelines for the Protection of Health Information Series (the Guidelines) on the privacy and security of health information. With the first publication in 1988, COACH has over 25 years of experience in publishing the main edition of...

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by David Wattling CMC I.S.P. ICD.D

Once upon a time there was a dream… an EHR for all Canadians…. Perhaps it was a unicorn (remember that analogy) – something people believe exists, but no-one has seen.

And so it started – a multi-year, multi-billion dollar journey to equip care...

Gavin Tong's picture
by Gavin Tong

Governance bodies that approve interoperability standards have struggled with a chicken and egg dilemma for years. Which should come first, the review and approval of a standard prior to having it implemented in systems; or proof of successful implementation followed by...

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Tuesday, April 01, 2014

(London, ON): The Canadian Health Information Management Association (CHIMA) is pleased to announce the recent publication of their brand new SNOMED CT®...

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Nightingale Electronic Health Record system to offer expanded capabilities for patient engagement and activation through an interface to NexJ Connected...

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

NexJ solution to help healthcare providers improve patient outcomes and lower the cost of care through patient activation

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Thursday, January 09, 2014

VANCOUVER, 9 January 2014 – Global Village Consulting Inc. (Global Village) and Gordon Point Informatics Ltd. (GPi) are pleased to announce that they have...