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Mackenzie Health launches second phase of Innovation Unit

Mackenzie Health

RICHMOND HILL, ONT. – Mackenzie Health has announced the second phase of its Innovation Unit, a living laboratory with 34-beds that is about to implement and test smart messaging and clinical alerting, in conjunction with partners BlackBerry, Cisco and Thoughtwire. The...

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HUGO produces huge gains in patient safety

One year after going live, a project to improve patient safety at 10 hospitals in southwestern Ontario has reduced the number of adverse drug events by 35 percent, an astonishing achievement. “And two of the hospitals have reduced their ADEs...

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Cerner to take charge of BC EHR project

VICTORIA, BC – Cerner will replace IBM as the lead contractor in the $842 million electronic health record integration project in British Columbia. The system, known as the Clinical + Systems Transformation project, is intended to modernize and integrate the...

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Eastern Health finds missing USB in file folder

ST. JOHN’S – Eastern Health, in Newfoundland, says it has found a missing USB flash drive containing the personal information of thousands of employees – it was in a file folder in the Human Resources department the whole time. The mishap...

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MediSolution and World Software form partnership

TORONTO – MediSolution, a wholly owned subsidiary of Harris Computer Systems, announced that it has entered into a partnership with World Software Inc., a privately owned company based in Edmonton. The partnership formalizes a longstanding relationship that has seen the...

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Orion Health appoints Chief Nursing Officer

TORONTO – Orion Health, a population health management and healthcare integration company, has announced the promotion of Cheryl McKay (pictured), PhD, RN, to Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) of North America. In her new role, Dr. McKay will provide strategic guidance...

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TD Bank donation supports neonatal simulation training

LONDON, Ont. – TD Bank Group is donating $500,000 to support training for doctors in women’s care, including those focused on pregnancy, birthing and newborn care at London Health Sciences Centre. The money will be used to help create a dedicated...

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