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BoomerangFX’s digital services help organize and enhance aesthetic medicine practices

A Toronto-based software company is providing medical aesthetic practices with digital platforms and services to help them organize and grow their businesses.  Launched in 2021,...

Telus Business to provide free virtual healthcare service for small businesses 

Telus customers with small business smartphone plans will now be able to access physical and mental health support through Telus Health Virtual Care at no extra cost.

Robots may replace managers in several industries, according to new study

A new Statistics Canada study suggests that since the mid-90s, manager headcounts have decreased more often than not, while non-managerial employee headcounts have increased...

Telus launches Espri mental health app with a focus on frontline workers

Telus has launched a new mental health app for Canadian frontline workers to help reduce stress, prevent burnout, and upkeep mental wellness. Telus’ Espri app,...

Three Canadian hospitals start using newly launched Apple Health Records feature

Apple last week launched the health records feature within its Health app for users in Canada. Women’s College Hospital, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton, and Mackenzie...

Nova Scotia and PEI will adopt COVID Alert, says Health Canada

Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island are the latest provinces signalling their decision to adopt Canada’s COVID Alert exposure notification app, according to Canada’s...

IDC Canada survey: Digital thermometer checkpoints more popular than contact tracing among businesses

A sudden rise in infection rates across Canada - but mainly in Ontario - has forced businesses to rethink their plans to return to...

Quebec to adopt COVID Alert amid rising cases

With the number of people testing positive for COVID-19 sharply rising, Quebec is abandoning its opposition to the federally-backed COVID Alert app, apparently hoping...

Cisco donation aids McMaster bioinformatics program that helps track COVID-19

As part of the battle to develop a vaccine for COVID-19, figuring out how the virus changes as it spreads is a challenge. It...

Ontario’s construction industry shows supports for COVID-Alert, but also seeks wearable alternative

Despite broad support from the Construction and Design Alliance of Ontario (CDAO) and the Construction Employers Coalition (CEC), members of the Laborers’ International Union...

COVID and staffing pressures forcing healthcare to double down on remote care

The COVID-19 pandemic has stressed healthcare resources to the limits, including the availability of the healthcare staff. In addition, social distancing and self-isolation impede...

‘Remote access is here to stay,’ healthcare webinar told

Many clinical and administrative staff will be treating patients and accessing data remotely after the COVID-19 crisis settles, experts said during a Canadian webinar...

How COVID-19 accelerated a hospital’s telemedicine plans

Many organizations have digital transformation plans. For those that were ready, the COVID-19 crisis enabled them to accelerate those plans. A good example is North...

Surveys show conflicting support by Canadians for COVID-19 tracing app

Canadian governments are planning to approve COVID-19 mobile contact tracing apps to help health authorities track the spread of the infectious disease. However, two...

Telus Health helps Canadian doctors conduct virtual visits with patients through new conferencing capabilities

Telus Health is helping 26,000 family doctors across Canada conduct video consultations by integrating virtual visits functionality into its electronic medical records (EMRs) offering...

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