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Susan Anderson joins Orion Health as managing director

TORONTO – Orion Health, a population health management and integration company, has announced the appointment of healthcare informatics veteran, Susan Anderson (pictured), to managing director of its Canadian operations. Ms. Anderson is an accomplished e-health strategist with more than 20 years...

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VNA to manage pathology and radiology data

TORONTO – St. Michael’s Hospital is conducting a trial of Carestream’s new Clinical Collaboration Platform, which enables providers to manage and share multi-format clinical data – including photographs and more structured, diagnostic images – to help clinicians make decisions. The focus of the project...

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Mackenzie Health signs $300 million equipment deal

RICHMOND HILL, Ont. – Royal Philips and Mackenzie Health, a regional healthcare provider serving Southwest York Region in Ontario, have announced a $300 million, 18-year large scale alliance that will advance Mackenzie Health’s medical technology procurement and maintenance programs for...

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Champlain CCAC launches home care innovation centre

OTTAWA – The Champlain Community Care Access Centre (CCAC) is launching a new Innovation Centre that will help more people stay at home longer, better support caregivers, and improve access to home healthcare technologies. The Champlain CCAC will work with healthcare...

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Program aims to develop medical device leaders

LONDON, Ont. – Western University has established the Western Medical Innovation Fellowship program – a new endeavour that immerses highly talented young scientists, engineers, and clinicians in a training and research environment with the goal of developing future leaders and innovators...

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UHN to test app for post-surgical pain management

TORONTO – The Toronto General Hospital’s Transitional Pain Service has selected ManagingLife’s Manage My Pain app to help prevent the development of chronic, postsurgical pain for at-risk patients post-surgery. Toronto General is part of the University Health Network; each year,...

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Strata demonstrates international success

CALGARY – Strata Health Solutions is showing that innovative Canadian software developers can successfully export their solutions around the world. The Calgary-based developer of a proprietary patient flow solution launched its international strategy in 2008, with an office in London,...

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Alberta government increases healthcare spending

EDMONTON – Alberta’s new NDP government announced it will increase healthcare spending in the province by 2.2% to $19.7 billion this year. That compares with the previous government’s spring budget, which called for a cut to health expenditures to $18.9 billion,...

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