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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

IBM and FDA testing blockchain-powered medical care for U.S. patients

Blockchain technology hasn't taken over the world yet, but IBM Corp. thinks it might be key to delivering more secure, efficient, and effective medical service. The company announced recently that its IBM Watson

Published on: January 16th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

IBM predicts superhero vision, nano-sized health devices in next five years

IBM is taking steps to make the world a better place. The company has unveiled its annual ‘Five in Five’ list today, which lays out some of the most important and groundbreaking scientific

Published on: January 6th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Want to help your employees avoid the flu? There’s an app for that

Ah, mid-November, when falling leaves, pumpkin spice, gingerbread, and influenza are in peak season. To help Canadians avoid that last element, Toronto-based digital health startup iamsick.ca has launched #bookaflushot, a campaign that invites

Published on: November 18th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Delays and doubtful doctors a tough pill to swallow for wearable healthcare market

Despite millions of people slipping into wearable technology, many doctors aren't as comfortable with the devices in a healthcare setting. In a Toronto panel discussion hosted by We Are Wearables on Monday, experts from

Published on: September 14th, 2016 Christine Wong

The Astellas Oncology C3 prize is looking for Canadians with an entrepreneurial spirit

Calling all Canadian innovators! The Astellas Oncology C3 prize is offering $100,000 USD in grants for cutting-edge non-medical approaches to helping cancer patients. “We’re really trying to get people who have a passion

Published on: April 29th, 2016 Jackie Atkins

How Thalmic Labs’ open source approach helped a man regain use of his arm

When Thalmic Labs made the decision to go open source with its Myo arm band, it probably never imagined that doing so would lead to an amputee regaining the use of a limb.

Published on: January 19th, 2016 Brian Jackson