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Six GTA hospitals collaborate, showcase advances

TORONTO – After banding together late last year to share and promote their in-house innovations, six Toronto-area hospitals demonstrated the initiatives in January at an exposition, called InnovationEX, which attracted the provincial health minister, Deb Matthews (pictured, on right), as...

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CHU Sainte-Justine, HEC Montreal to hold Hackathon

MONTREAL – Hacking Health will hold an event on February 21-23 at CHU Sainte-Justine, in which doctors, nurses, healthcare professionals and health system administrators, will collaborate with computer scientists, technologists, programmers and designers in the creation of digital solutions to...

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CAR slams recent report, supports use of mammograms

OTTAWA – Women should continue to seek breast cancer screening using mammography, a form of x-ray of the breast, says Dr. Jacques Lévesque (pictured), president of the Canadian Association of Radiologists (CAR), the national association representing radiologists in Canada. Results from...

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Hitachi Aloka announces exclusive Canadian distributor

TORONTO – Tokyo based diagnostic healthcare company Hitachi Aloka Medical, Ltd., has announced CCE Medical Equipment as the exclusive nation-wide distributor for their diagnostic ultrasound imaging systems in Canada. It was further announced that Hitachi Aloka Medical will be providing direct...

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Infoway launches contest for public health organizations

TORONTO – Building on the success of previous ImagineNation Challenges, Canada Health Infoway is pleased to announce the Public Health Social Media Challenge. The new Challenge seeks to inspire public health organizations to use social media initiatives in creative and...

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Kallo wins $200 million contract in West Africa

TORONTO – Dell and Kallo Inc., a healthcare solutions provider, announced that Dell will design and build the IT infrastructure for Kallo’s healthcare delivery platform. This includes a state-of-the-art Global Response Centre in Canada, Clinical Command Centres in a number...

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New solutions to be found at Ontario’s HIMSS booth

ORLANDO, Fla. – The Ontario government is co-hosting a booth with up-and-coming Ontario healthcare technology providers at this year’s HIMSS conference, which will be held in Orlando from Feb 23-27. Over 30,000 attendees are expected at the gathering, one of...

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Bilingual Montfort Hospital migrates to Meditech 6.0

OTTAWA – Summit Healthcare, a leading provider of healthcare system integration and workflow automation technologies, recently announced an expanded partnership with Hôpital Montfort, a member of the Champlain Association of Meditech Partners (CHAMP) organization. Hôpital Montfort, a care centre focused on...

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Mayo and tech entrepreneurs launch analytics company

ROCHESTER, Minn. and SAN FRANCISCO – A Mayo Clinic academic clinical team and experienced technology entrepreneurs are launching a new company called Ambient Clinical Analytics. The company is focused on providing critical decision support tools for ICU, operating room and...

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New CEO now on the job at Hospital for Sick Children

TORONTO – The Hospital for Sick Children last month officially welcomed its new President and CEO, Dr. Michael Apkon (pictured). Having spent the past few months getting to know SickKids a little better, Dr. Apkon now takes over from Mary...

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