All Hands on Tech: Varidesk adjustable desk

I've been standing at my desk lately and it's great. The best part is when I got tired, I had the option to sit down and keep working with the Varidesk Adjustable Height

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 7th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Mobile technology leads to collaboration between doctors and patients

One Mobile Healthcare Summit participant who has embraced the transformation taking place in the world of health care is Dr. Kendall Ho, the director of the eHealth strategy office for the UBC faculty

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 30th, 2014 Tony Drake

PumpUp: fitness just got personal

PumpUp makes getting fit simple by providing a personal trainer in an app. Users answer a few questions and a workout plan is built for them, providing instructions on how to exercise. The

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 22nd, 2013 Brian Jackson

Sanotron launching BC’s first digital health accelerator

We have seen the rise of over 10 digital health accelerators in the US in the past three years, yet Canada has failed to produce even one. While the US and Europe are

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 22nd, 2013 Maria Karpenko

Building a new health tech innovation ecosphere collaboratively in York Region

A very different kind of four hour kickoff event took place on January 15th in Newmarket, Ontario, hosted by the Southlake Regional Health Centre community hospital. The “Healthcare Ecosphere” event could be a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 13th, 2013 Jonathon Shore

Connecting health practitioners with patients online

The Web and mobile app stores are saturated with solutions that make buying plane tickets or booking sports facilities easy and convenient. When it comes to something as time sensitive and painful as

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 10th, 2013 Maria Karpenko

Spark Centre kindles two e-health startups

Toronto residents are often accused of being too self-centred by those who live outside the city, and it’s no exception when it comes to startup activity.It’s easy to get sucked into the large

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 8th, 2013 Brian Jackson

XConnect: Innovating healthcare IT at MaRS

With the HealthConnect study currently underway we are very excited to present this conversation with the Life Sciences and Healthcare Analyst at MaRS Discovery District. Hadi Salah helps life sciences and health care

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 22nd, 2012 Karim Kanji

XConnectTO: Hadi Salah on innovation in health care

With our HealthConnect study currently underway we are very excited to present this conversation with the Life Sciences and Healthcare Analyst at MaRS Discovery District. Hadi Salah helps life sciences and health care

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 13th, 2012 Karim Kanji

Best practices to maintain workstation comfort

 by Clare Kumar Working hard on our startup or small businesses, it is very easy to forget the basics. By this I mean working healthy and staying healthy. Just like large corporate offices,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 5th, 2012 Clare Kumar

Organizing your home office: Staying screen savvy

by Clare Kumar  Whether you work with a laptop or desktop, interaction with the screen is an important part of workstation safety. Avoid neck strain by keeping your neck in a neutral position

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 7th, 2012 Clare Kumar

Major accolades awarded to Orpyx at Startup Calgary’s Launch Party

An evening of local startups pitching to Calgary’s tech elite resulted in Orypx Medical Technologies Inc recognized as Calgary’s rising star, receiving accolades at Startup Calgary’s Launch Party on Thursday. Out of a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 5th, 2011 Martin Studzinski

Steve Jobs dead at 56, Apple board announces

Steve Jobs, the Apple co-founder who resigned from the company in the mid-1980s and returned a decade later to make Apple one of the most successful technology companies in the world, has died.Jobs

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 5th, 2011 Agam Shah

Canadians will change cell phone habits to avoid cancer risk

Canadians aren’t all that concerned about the risk of cancer posed by cell phone use, but the vast majority of them are willing to change their behaviours to reduce the risk of ill

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 13th, 2011 Brian Jackson