Technology affecting the health care industry including hospital management, home healthcare delivery, wearable technology, sensor-based smart devices.
Two Ontario-based venture organizations have recently forged an alliance to help bring high-tech innovations to health care networks faster. MaRS Health and
Both medical professionals and patients today are vulnerable to data security breaches. But in the worst case scenarios, it is mishandling of
Cancer Care Ontario and the provincial government want to educate people on how they can lower their risk of getting cancer - and they're turning to digital tools to accomplish that. On Tuesday,
Four years ago, Asha Soares’ grandmother fell ill, starting a wave of visits, appointments, and consultations with doctors and specialists. It was a difficult and worrying time, not least because her family was
It seems like there were headlines highlighting yet another data breach almost every week in 2014. Bad news for sure, and what’s worse is that we haven’t heard the last of them yet.
For John Backhouse, improving how hospitals care for their patients isn’t just a matter of providing better medical care - it’s also about a better use of data. As the executive director of
When Dr. Wadea Tarhuni, the president and CEO of Windsor Cardiac Centre, was recently working with a patient dealing with heart health problems at his clinic, he sent him home with what looked
Whatever you think you know about mobile health apps - how they’re helping patients stick to their pill schedule, or how they’re encouraging them to eat better or do more exercise - well,
An app that monitors your heartbeat, another app that gauges your mood, and an app that monitors your calorie intake, warning you to skip that piece of chocolate cake - none of these
An app for patients sticking to their pill schedules, an app for accessing electronic medical records, and a dashboard for doctors looking to collect clinical data – those are just some of the