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Fraser Health invests further in ambulatory systems

SURREY, BC – Fraser Health, Canada Health Infoway and Intrahealth, an EMR vendor, have announced a partnership to implement an Ambulatory Electronic Medical Record (aEMR) system in six more of Fraser Health’s primary and ambulatory care clinics. This system, called Profile,...

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Kobo founder launches healthcare startup

TORONTO – The entrepreneur who started, expanded and eventually sold Kobo, the eBook company, is now turning his attention to electronic healthcare solutions for consumers. Mike Serbinis (pictured), the founder and former co-CEO of Kobo, announced that his new start-up,...

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Patient record breach discovered in Manitoba

WINNIPEG – Manitoba Health is investigating the case of a former employee who inappropriately accessed the personal health information of at least 13 people. The violation of the Personal Health Information Act involved the province’s Drug Programs Information Network (DPIN)...

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Mistaken cancer diagnosis stems from pathology problem

HAMILTON, Ont. – Larry Reece (pictured), 46, is demanding answers from two hospitals after he was incorrectly diagnosed with terminal cancer and told to start chemotherapy. The Hamilton man wants to know why the hospitals stood by the misdiagnosis even...

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Baycrest enhances patient safety with new portal

TORONTO – Baycrest Health Sciences has launched a Patient Safety Portal – a central web-based access point to collect, analyze and learn from patient safety incidents. The portal is hosted on Microsoft SharePoint and draws data from both Meditech and...

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ITAC recognizes healthcare for IT excellence

TORONTO – The Information Technology Association of Canada handed out its annual Ingenious Awards earlier this month, and among the winners were two healthcare organizations – the Alberta Organ and Tissue Donation Registry, and St. Mary’s General Hospital, based in...

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Electronic credentialing eases paper-burden

THUNDER BAY, Ont. – The Northwestern Regional Electronic Credentialing System (NRECS), developed to standardize and automate professional staff credentialing in the region, has gone live with professional appointments this year after activating reappointments in 2013. NRECS is the result of a...

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Italian hospitals to deploy InterSystems TrakCare

TURIN, Italy – InterSystems, a global leader in software for connected healthcare, and the City of Health and Science University Hospital of Turin have signed an agreement to deploy the InterSystems TrakCare unified health information system to enhance and integrate...

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Southlake cardiologists implant leadless pacemakers

NEWMARKET, Ont. – Patients suffering from lightheadedness, shortness of breath, fatigue, weakness, fainting or near-fainting spells – often a result of a heart rate that is too slow – may now have some freedom from their condition, thanks to a...

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SIMMS, a DI company, celebrates 10 years

TORONTO – Just over a decade ago, three entrepreneurs from Toronto, opened Diamedx Inc., a small software development company with big ideas. Originally referred to as the “left field cowboys,” they soon established themselves in a “wild west” territory for...

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