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Three hospitals to integrate HIS on Meditech solution

MARKHAM and NEWMARKET, Ont. – The CEOs of Markham Stouffville Hospital (MSH), Southlake Regional Health Centre (Southlake), and Stevenson Memorial Hospital (Stevenson), are excited to announce a new partnership to integrate their Health Information System (HIS) and accelerate the adoption...

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MaRS receives $290 million from investors, pays off loans

TORONTO – Major Canadian insurance firms are investing $290 million in MaRS Discovery District, repaying the bulk of its loans from the Ontario government nearly three years ahead of schedule. Manulife Financial Corp, Sun Life Financial Inc and iA Financial...

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Ottawa researchers join randomized test of 3D mammo

OTTAWA – Researchers from The Ottawa Hospital Breast Health Centre and the Ottawa Integrative Cancer Center (OICC) have opened the Ottawa site of the Lead-In to the Tomosynthesis Mammographic Imaging Screening Trial (TMIST). The Breast Health Centre is one of...

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Dr. Dennis Reich joins MedX Health Advisory Board

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – MedX Health Corp. is pleased to announce that it has appointed Dr. Dennis Reich (pictured) to its Medical/Scientific Advisory Board. Dr. Reich is a successful entrepreneur and medical technology advisor as well as a practicing physician. He...

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Humber River Hospital to use Meditech’s web record

WESTWOOD, Mass. – Humber River Hospital (HRH) made headlines for being North America’s first fully digital hospital and first to implement MEDITECH’s Oncology Management solution. Now, HRH is at it again as they announce they’ll be upgrading to MEDITECH’s Web...

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Terra Nova to provide transcription overflow to Whitehorse

WHITEHORSE, YT – Yukon Hospital Corp. has selected Terra Nova Transcription, of St. John’s, NL as its transcription overflow partner for its largest acute care facility, the Whitehorse General Hospital (WGH). “The contract for overflow transcription services went through our competitive...

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OTN selects Retina Labs for teleophthalmology program

MONTREAL and TORONTO – Retina Labs is pleased to announce that it has been selected by the Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN) as the solution for its provincial Teleophthalmology Program. The multi-year contract will see Retina Labs’ teleophthalmology platform deployed provincially...

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Demand for DI grows, not enough resources to deliver: study

OTTAWA – Family physicians and specialists continue to rely on the results of diagnostic imaging exams to make informed decisions for their patients, but Canadian patients are waiting longer than those in other countries for tests. Canadian general practitioners reported...

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Cineplex to open movie theatre at IWK Health Centre

HALIFAX – The IWK Health Centre has announced that Cineplex, in partnership with the hospital and the IWK Foundation, will be transforming the O.E. Smith Auditorium into a new theatre where patients and their families can watch movies and other...

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