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

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

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

Monolith Interactive fills prescription for healthcare industry apps

Simon Woodside is no stranger to some healthcare professionals' reluctant approach when it comes to adopting new technology - his own doctor finally went digital a year ago, but the system looks like

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 8th, 2013 Maria Karpenko

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

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

Healthcare online booking service aims to end waiting room line ups

It’s been more than a decade now that cloud-based technology has been adopted by hospitals and universities for healthcare. However, while numerous Web sites offer health information to people, not many are able

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 25th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Judge throws out data breach lawsuit saying no harm was done

A federal court in Missouri has thrown out a consumer class-action lawsuit that was brought against pharmacy benefits company Express Scripts over a 2008 data breach in which millions of customer records were

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 7th, 2009 Jaikumar Vijayan

IT systems in hospitals don’t save money, boost efficiency, study finds

A Harvard Medical School study that looked at some of the nation's "most wired" hospital facilities found that computerization of those facilities hasn't saved them any money or improved administrative efficiency.The recently released

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 1st, 2009 Lucas Mearian

New portal connects 3 million Canadian caregivers

If you live anywhere in Canada and are caring for a loved one who is suffering from a long term illness, chances are you would have heard of VON - more formally called

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 3rd, 2009 Nestor Arellano