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Virtual ICU provides care across northeast Ontario

SUDBURY, ONT. – Intensive care professionals are now able to provide their expertise to 16 hospitals across northeast Ontario through the Virtual Critical Care unit, an advanced telehealth system headquartered at Health Sciences North. In January, the Virtual Critical Care (VCC)...

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Pocket echo has advantages over the stethoscope

Ottawa Heart

OTTAWA – A device about the size of a smartphone is now enabling cardiologists at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute to generate images of patients’ hearts at the point of care, allowing them to make more informed diagnoses and...

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NYGH uses RFID to improve pharmacy operations

TORONTO – North York General Hospital, an innovative community medical centre, is the first hospital in Canada to leverage a Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) medication management solution to improve accuracy and efficiency within its pharmacy operations. The hospital has deployed...

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eReferrals used to manage diabetes education

OAKVILLE, Ont. – The Mississauga Halton Central Intake Program has deployed a software solution that automates the referral process for patients who require diabetes education. It replaces the older methods of fax, phone and paper requests with a computerized system...

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Cell phone coverage at new MUHC will be poor

MONTREAL – Reception for mobile devices will be spotty inside the new MUHC super-hospital when it opens next month and won’t be fully operational for some time, CBC News is reporting. The construction materials used to build the hospital block the...

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D/T company Terra Nova appoints new COO

ST. JOHN’S, N&L and TAMPA, Fla. – Terra Nova Transcription announced that Steve Sanchez, of Miami, Fla., has been appointed Chief Operating Officer, a new leadership position for the company. Sanchez will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of Terra Nova,...

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Queensway Carleton selects new integration engine

OTTAWA – Queensway Carleton Hospital (QCH) has selected Dapasoft’s Corolar to replace their current integration engine. The Dapasoft product will connect internal, regional, and provincial systems to the hospital’s primary Health Information System (HIS), Meditech 6.0. The Meditech 6.0 installation at...

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