Telus acquires Quebec-based EMR provider

Telus Corp. has expanded its medical solutions portfolio by buying a Quebec-based provider of cloud-based electronic medical records (EMR) for doctors offices. The telco said Wednesday it has bought privately-held KinLogix Medical Inc.,

Published on: October 10th, 2012 Howard Solomon

North American health facilities ‘win big’ by offshoring medical transcription

As the number of Canadian and U.S. health facilities adopting electronic health records , the need for medical transcription services has intensified.An allied health profession, medical transcription deals with the process converting voice-recorded

Published on: February 26th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Smartphones used to fight spread of malaria

When a malaria research project in Uganda was expanded into a full-fledged malaria case-tracking effort across the country in 2006, health officials saw the move as a great opportunity to save lives. After

Published on: January 11th, 2010 Todd R. Weiss

Wal-Mart to bring electronic health records into small medical offices

Wal-Mart's IT group has been known for a lot of things over the years: supply chain excellence and arrogance, bullying its suppliers, leading-edge technology adoption, mistrust of ERP and off-the-shelf retail BI applications,

Published on: March 17th, 2009 Thomas Wailgum

Toronto patients test self-serve EMR system

Imagine patients checking up on their lab test result from the comfort of their homes, submitting blood pressure readings to their doctors without going to the clinic, getting prescription refill online and even

Published on: July 15th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Canadian company pushing pill dispensing kiosk

A Canadian firm says it can help the healthcare industry cut down prescription errors and improve patient-pharmacist contact by installing automated pill dispensing kiosks at doctors' offices, clinics, drugs stores and hospitals.PharmaTrust, a

Published on: May 7th, 2008 Nestor Arellano