Mobility central to future of healthcare: panelists

On Jan. 29 at the Toronto Mobile Healthcare Summit, John Mattison and Edward Brown introduced attendees to the idea that we are living through a revolution in the way we take care of

Published on: February 7th, 2014 Tony Drake

Wayfinding tech points to emerging service market for Canadian firms

By fall, visitors to Evergreen Brickworks in Toronto will use digital displays to find their way around and learn about what they’re looking at. The reconstructed brick factory will have about 30 of

Published on: May 13th, 2013 Grant Buckler

BlackBerrys help cardiologists care for heart attack victims

Modern medicine and technology go hand-in-hand. For years, we've come to associate a hospital not only with the patients it houses and medical professionals who work there, but also the machines and gadgets

Published on: August 31st, 2009 Al Sacco

Medical centre CIO uses strong dose of guilt to ensure vendor due diligence

A CIO might receive an MBA to master the finer points of IT management, but one tactic not learned in business school, inflicting guilt on vendor reps to make sure their technology functions

Published on: August 20th, 2009 Matt Hamblen

Hospital fires 15 employees for accessing octuplet mom’s records

A Kaiser Permanente hospital located in a Los Angeles suburb has fired 15 employees and reprimanded eight others for improperly accessing the personal medical records of Nadya Suleman, the California woman who gave

Published on: April 2nd, 2009 Jaikumar Vijayan

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

Canadian hospital fights diabetes with patient Web portal

When a Canadian is diagnosed with diabetes, their life is changed forever. The disease means the body can no longer regulate its own blood sugar levels, and the afflicted person must diligently keep

Published on: September 22nd, 2008 Brian Jackson


How BI could help Canadian hospitals combat deadly bacteria

A dose of predictive analytics could be part of the prescription to stop a deadly bacterium in its tracks, according to a staff member at a Burlington, Ont.-based hospital.Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital recently

Published on: May 21st, 2008 Brian Jackson