Two-thirds of Canadian doctors say their primary means of communication with other physicians is by fax. Medical clinics in this … Continue reading Why are fax machines still the norm in 21st-century health care?
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
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?
In the not too distant future, Albertans will be able to book a medical appointment, track their cholesterol level, or check … Continue reading Alberta to launch portal so patients can track health data online
Technology runs the world — and 2016 was the year to prove it. The internet and the gadgets it runs … Continue reading What to expect from tech in #2017
“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?
Interesting article written in the Huffington Post this week regarding EMR and changes in the medical software landscape. Seems that … Continue reading Your Personal Health Data in #Ontario and it’s value as an asset?
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?