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

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ 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.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 4th, 2014 Candice So

Why IBM i Systems Security is No Longer an Absolute and What To Do About It

Remember the 400? If you're reading this, I'll bet you have at least a passing familiarity with IBM's midrange systems. On June 21, 1988, IBM introduced the Application System/400 (AS/400) and it changed

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 1st, 2014 Claudiu Popa

Kobo founder launches new startup with healthcare portal

Michael Serbinis, the entrepreneur that created the Kobo e-books business, is turning his attention to the healthcare sector with a new startup being unveiled today - League Inc. League is a personal wellness

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 12th, 2014 Brian Jackson

PatientWay: Streamlining patient access through web, kiosk and mobile apps

Ottawa-based PatientWay was founded in March 2010. Early on it became a client of York Region’s ventureLAB to access healthcare mentoring and funding expertise and proximity to large GTA medtech markets. Supplying healthcare

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 8th, 2014 Jonathon Shore

Secrets of CMO-CIO collaboration from Baxter International [Hangouts on Air]

Late last year we at IT World Canada decided to host a couple of roundtable sessions about CIO-CMO collaboration. The talks involved people from both lines of business, and from some very major

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 18th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Contest gives chance to collaborate with world’s brightest innovators in Silicon Valley

If you've ever sat around with your friends and had late-night conversations about how to solve all of the world's problems, now is your chance to put your money where your mouth is.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 18th, 2014 Michael Cayley

Real time data and patient focused apps featured at Mobile Healthcare Summit

Attendees at the Toronto Mobile Health Summit got a chance to see the ways physicians and hospitals are now using real-time data to take better care of patients. Dr Wadea Tarhuni presented the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 31st, 2014 Tony Drake

#FollowFriday – social media, healthcare and gaming, and business

For today's edition of our #FollowFriday post, we've rounded up a list of three people we interviewed this week, in the course of writing our stories. Whether they tweet on good social media

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

Gamifying healthcare for patients

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,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 29th, 2014 Candice So

Social games improving patient outcomes

Ayogo is a Vancouver company based on the application of game psychology to patient self-care. Its customizable social games and apps engage, educate, and empower patients with chronic conditions. Ayogo CEO and Founder,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 29th, 2014 Tony Drake

Doctor prescribes mobile apps to patients

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

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 29th, 2014 Candice So

Healthcare ‘moving from the hospital to the home': Mobile Healthcare Summit

Transformation. Collaboration. Exponentiality. These are the buzzwords used today at the 10th Annual Mobile Health Summit in Toronto. Dr. John Mattison, CMIO of Kaiser Permanente opened the conference with a discussion of how

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 28th, 2014 Tony Drake

Startups taking on mobile apps in healthcare

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

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 20th, 2014 Candice So