The overlap between electronic health records and big data

By Drew Settles, Technology Advice You cannot manage what you cannot measure. And if you can’t measure it, you can’t improve it. These management adages are particularly resonant when it come to electronic

Published on: May 27th, 2014 TechnologyAdvice

NexJ working with Harvard on electronic medical records

One of Canada’s fastest-growing tech firms is burnishing its ivy league-reputation with a new partnership to digitize electronic medical records (EMR) for a teaching college of Harvard Medical School.NexJ Systems Inc. will work

Published on: April 11th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Full electronic medical records still 20 years away

Don't hold your breath over Canadian doctors fully adopting an electronic medical record (EMR) system any time soon.Health information and technology experts say it will likely take another 20 years or more before

Published on: October 3rd, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Cost, data ownership, reliability issues plague Canada’s EMR program

The recent disappearance of records of more than 12,000 cancer patients in Ontario has raised the urgency of accelerating the country's electronic medical records (EMR) program, but some doctors says the current government-approved

Published on: July 28th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Healthy dose of analytics improves patient care at Toronto hospital

Use of business intelligence (BI) and performance management tools has enabled one of Canada's largest community hospitals to boost productivity and enhance the quality and speed of patient care.Some years ago, Trillium Health

Published on: March 3rd, 2009 Michelle MacLeod

Toronto clinic patients avoid healthcare headaches with Web-based system

Imagine a world in which patients are able to check their lab test results from the comfort of their homes, submit blood pressure readings to their doctors without going to the clinic, get

Published on: August 26th, 2008 Nestor Arellano