I have been a family physician practising in this province for 30 years. It is a great joy looking after … Continue reading GREAT READ: Survival at the front lines of the health-care quagmire
A total of 5,063 public elementary students were suspended in Toronto this school year after getting caught in what one … Continue reading Immunization Records – “It’s too bad because it’s the kids and parents that are caught in a 1970s-style cumbersome process.”
An Ontario hospital last fall accounted for over three quarters of the exposed and unusued IP addresses or connected devices among … Continue reading Ontario hospital exposed thousands of unused IP addresses
Electronic patient records in doctors’ offices across the country are being used by brand name drug companies looking to muscle … Continue reading Ethics – Doctors use this software during patient visits. Now Big Pharma is tapping it to sell their drugs
Three Ontario hospitals recently announced they are joining hands to share an implementation of Meditech’s latest electronic medical records system, … Continue reading Hospitals announce plans to share patient data
QUESTION: I’ve had the same family doctor for 20 years and I do like her. But my medical records are still … Continue reading Why it’s so hard for doctors to create electronic medical records?
“For example, wouldn’t it make sense that anytime a patient has lab tests completed anywhere in the province that the … Continue reading #EMR – Bill 41: Infrastructure Investment?
Over the course of 2015, countless data breaches occurred within hospital networks, health insurers, physicians’ offices, and other organizations in … Continue reading Are EHR Vendors Hackers’ Next Big Target?
Important Notice: As we have previously indicated, on March 30, 2016, the Grandview Medical Centre experienced a computer malfunction. As … Continue reading An important update about the electronic medical data loss Grandview Medical Centre in Cambridge
Ransomware has seriously turned on to a noxious game of Hackers to get paid effortlessly. Once again the heat was … Continue reading Hollywood Hospital Pays $17,000 Ransom to Hacker for Unlocking Medical Records