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

Wellx jumps regulatory, culture hurdles on way to improving health communications

After months of waiting for your dermatologist appointment, you finally get a reminder call. Unable to reach you, the receptionist leaves a voicemail with all the details you need. Have you ever accidentally

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 14th, 2013 Maria Karpenko

Sanofi Pasteur Healthcare & Biotechnology Venture Challenge 2012 winners pitch for gold

Five teams of MBA Students and healthcare and biotechnology innovators will  pitch their business commercialization plans live on stage to a panel of experts for a chance to win over $10,000 in prizes

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 3rd, 2012 Jonathon Shore

Toronto firm does big data chemistry in the cloud

If you’re a medical researcher looking for antibodies, sometimes Googling isn’t enough. Or rather, it’s too much.  In 2009, 1DegreeBio was started by a group of medical and technology-savvy entrepreneurs to become what they now say is

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 22nd, 2012 Brian Bloom

Telus launches e-health system that talks to medical devices

Telus Corp. has launched a Web-based electronic health records management service accessible by customers and members of 12 partner groups, the Calgary-based firm announced Monday.Canadians given access to the Health Space system will

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 2nd, 2010 Brian Jackson

Smartphones used to fight spread of malaria

When a malaria research project in Uganda was expanded into a full-fledged malaria case-tracking effort across the country in 2006, health officials saw the move as a great opportunity to save lives. After

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 11th, 2010 Todd R. Weiss

Medical students post confidential patient data on social sites

Future doctors are too frequently putting inappropriate postings and sometimes confidential patient information on social sites like Facebook and Twitter, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 29th, 2009 Sharon Gaudin and David Ramel

Video game challenges players to solve medical mysteries

If you've ever thought playing video games was a waste of time, you probably never considered that those button-mashing skills could help cure the HIV virus or Alzheimer's disease.Enter Foldit, the game developed

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 13th, 2008 Brian Jackson