Medical Archives - Page 4

IBM cloud, AI help Vancouver biotech detect deadly diseases in the air

A Vancouver startup that detects deadly pathogens in the air before they strike humans is getting a shot in the arm from IBM Corp.'s cloud and machine learning technologies. The OneTest platform from

Published on: December 4th, 2017 Christine Wong

Healthcare with a smartphone: new app measures wound depth

The healthcare industry is continuously being transformed by digital innovations, and a new technological solution will help care providers more accurately measure wounds without any invasive devices. Swift Medical, a wound care company

Published on: November 6th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

PointClickCare aims to digitally transform the senior care sector

The senior care sector may not be known as an early adopter of the latest technologies, but with Canadians over the age of 65 outnumbering children under 15 for the first time in

Published on: September 20th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

PEI startup using 3D printing to reduce risks of body piercing, pet and livestock tagging

The human body piercing industry is estimated to be worth around $722 million, but many people experience complications ranging from localized infections and skin reactions, to more serious bacterial infections, traumatic tears, and

Published on: September 8th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

i3 Solutions has developed a Panacea for the healthcare industry

From medical treatment to digital records, Canadians expect technology to play an increasing role in their healthcare - and i3 Solutions Inc. wants to help with the latter. The Mississauga, Ont.-based solution provider

Published on: August 2nd, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

Seniors most likely to benefit from digital health technologies, but least likely to adopt it

With the number of seniors officially surpassing the number of children in Canada according to the 2016 census, the healthcare industry is bracing itself for what’s being dubbed as the “silver tsunami.” And

Published on: July 27th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

AcuteNet brings the tech industry’s spirit of collaboration to healthcare

Whether it's Salesforce and Microsoft or Facebook and Samsung, few sectors know the value of collaboration better than the tech industry - and now AcuteNet Inc. is bringing that spirit of collaboration to

Published on: July 24th, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

Digital technologies transforming the healthcare industry

New technology inspires both optimism and trepidation in the healthcare industry, but it is an important way to improve the delivery of care, an expert panel tells the audience at ITWC’s Digital Transformation

Published on: June 15th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

U.S. firm releases a tablet system for healthcare professionals

The healthcare industry relies on a lot of technology to function, so it makes sense that it would eventually inspire the creation of a medical-oriented tablet device. DT Research, a US-based purpose-built computing

Published on: June 12th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Canadians believe connected technologies are the future of healthcare: new report

With Canada’s aging population putting an unprecedented amount of pressure on the country’s healthcare system, technology will increasingly play an important role in maintaining and improving access. According to the 2017 Future Health

Published on: May 29th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Ottawa unveils plans for $950 million spending on innovation ‘superclusters’

If the Liberal government's plan to fund innovation "superclusters" with $950 million raised questions when it was introduced with this year's federal budget, then some answers are being made clear today. Minister of

Published on: May 24th, 2017 Brian Jackson

From rut to cloud: Kinark’s digital transformation

Before its digital transformation Kinark Child and Family Services, a Markham, Ont.-based child mental health services provider, was not just behind the pack technologically — it was nowhere to be seen. “They were

Published on: May 18th, 2017 Glenn Weir

Toronto hospitals first in Canada to implement complete wireless network

As demand for connectivity expands across all industries, two Toronto hospitals have made infrastructure changes in preparation for future technologies and the rising number of mobile devices. Scarborough and Rouge Hospital, which operate two

Published on: April 5th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Igloo Software’s secure digital communication platform now healthcare-enabled

The healthcare industry can now go digital in a more secure way with digital workplace solutions provider Igloo Software. The Kitchener-Waterloo, Ont.-based company has announced that its secure information and communications infrastructure is

Published on: February 17th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Reality, augmented: eSight device restores vision for the legally blind

Virtual and augmented reality devices aren't just impacting entertainment and business industries. eSight Corporation has announced the eSight 3 - a pair of third generation electronic glasses capable of restoring sight to the

Published on: February 15th, 2017 Alex Radu