Articles By Tony Drake

The trouble with Canada’s Digital Privacy Act

Ontario privacy commissioner Ann Cavoukian has been in the news this week, following her investigation into Canada’s practice of sharing personal (health) information stored by the Canadian Police Information Centre with U.S. border

Published on: April 21st, 2014 Tony Drake

Mobility central to future of healthcare: panelists

On Jan. 29 at the Toronto Mobile Healthcare Summit, John Mattison and Edward Brown introduced attendees to the idea that we are living through a revolution in the way we take care of

Published on: February 7th, 2014 Tony Drake

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

Published on: January 31st, 2014 Tony Drake

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

Published on: January 30th, 2014 Tony Drake

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,

Published on: January 29th, 2014 Tony Drake

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

Published on: January 28th, 2014 Tony Drake