The Digital Healthcare panel, from left to right: Samantha Liscio, PhD, senior vice president of enterprise planning and reporting at eHealth Ontario; Karim Ramji, CIO of Kinark Child and Family Services; Peter Bak, CIO of Humber River Hospital; and moderator, Tony Nunes, international healthcare field director at Dell Inc.

Published: June 15th, 2017


U.S. firm releases a tablet system for healthcare professionals

The healthcare industry relies on a lot of technology to function, so it makes sense that it would eventually inspire the creation of a medical-oriented tablet device. DT Research, a US-based purpose-built computing

Published on: June 12th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

York Region tech firms do business globally but partner locally

Creative Capital is IT World Canada’s series that examines the impact digital transformation is having to change the face of communities across Canada. We’re doing deep dives looking at the major tech hubs

Published on: June 5th, 2017 Christine Wong

Canadians believe connected technologies are the future of healthcare: new report

With Canada’s aging population putting an unprecedented amount of pressure on the country’s healthcare system, technology will increasingly play an important role in maintaining and improving access. According to the 2017 Future Health

Published on: May 29th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Toronto hospitals first in Canada to implement complete wireless network

As demand for connectivity expands across all industries, two Toronto hospitals have made infrastructure changes in preparation for future technologies and the rising number of mobile devices. Scarborough and Rouge Hospital, which operate two

Published on: April 5th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Igloo Software’s secure digital communication platform now healthcare-enabled

The healthcare industry can now go digital in a more secure way with digital workplace solutions provider Igloo Software. The Kitchener-Waterloo, Ont.-based company has announced that its secure information and communications infrastructure is

Published on: February 17th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Maple’s virtual doctor office is taking care of business (and patients) online

A Toronto startup touting itself as Uber for healthcare says its new 24/7 virtual doctor’s office is the first of its kind in Canada. Ontario residents can register for Maple online, type in

Published on: February 14th, 2017 Christine Wong

Why ITWC is shining a light on digital transformation

At ITWC’s recent Technicity event held with the City of Toronto, I referenced research that suggested by 2020 three-quarters of the companies listed on the S&P 500 would be names that are unfamiliar

Published on: January 17th, 2017 Fawn Annan


Why there should be more focus on healthcare IT

Healthcare is one of the most important industries in the economy. Over the past couple of years, there have been a lot of advances in healthcare technology. In order to reduce costs over

Published on: March 9th, 2016 Robert Cordray

Secrets venture capitalists may not want founders to know

How does a successful serial fund raiser do it? That’s the question Startup Grind Toronto guest host Matthew Ingram asked Andrew D’Souza at a recent fireside chat. D’Souza said several things that venture

Published on: January 28th, 2016 Geoff Foulds

How wearables will improve health care

When it comes to health and wearable technologies, most people are only familiar with fitness tracking armbands, but counting steps is just the tip of a fast-approaching iceberg. In the not-so-distant future, wearable

Published on: September 16th, 2015 Jared Lindzon

2015 predictions by Candice So, staff writer at ITBusiness.ca

In the year 2015... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_9SrVBoemmY Canadian marketers will become more involved with programmatic ad buying, and they will stop perceiving it as limited to real-time bidding for cheap ad inventory. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hX8nBYhp_tk We will

Published on: December 12th, 2014 Candice So

Kabuk helping doctors, lawyers, and dentists with drumming up new clients

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

Published on: December 10th, 2014 Candice So

Credit cards, healthcare data on hackers’ hit list for 2015: Experian

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.

Published on: December 4th, 2014 Candice So