Sunnybrook extends e-health in portal project

Sunnybrook and Women's College Health Sciences Centre is hoping to extend the electronic health information in its internal systems to a portal that will be accessed by chronic care patients.The Toronto-based facility has

Published on: March 22nd, 2006 Shane Schick

Election 2006: Technology and the Tories

Spokespeople for Ottawa's Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) and the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA) sounded hopeful the day after the election that they would have a good chance of finding a

Published on: March 6th, 2006 Shane Schick

Physician has no fear of transmitting electronic patient records off-site

Dr. Sol Werb scoffs at the notion that storing medical records off-site is somehow less secure than storing paper files in an office.His office has been broken into three times by burglars who

Published on: February 1st, 2006 Greg Meckbach

People-powered PCs hold huge promise for bridging the digital divide in many developing countries

More than one billion people around the world live without electricity. That means bridging the digital divide requires computing without power — electrical power, that is. New technology promises power with the strength

Published on: February 1st, 2006 Vawn Himmelsbach

The 411 on 311

In most Canadian cities, you still have to let your fingers do the walking to find the right number to call about a city service. But by the time they walk through the

Published on: February 1st, 2006 Kathleen Sibley

The long and winding road to partnership

It’s being described as a classroom, but it’s really a 38-ft. mobile home with the insides gutted and replaced with educational displays. Scheduled to pull into Ottawa earlier this month, the curriculum being

Published on: December 7th, 2005 Shane Schick