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Medtronic opens diabetes resource centre

SURREY, B.C. – Medtronic Canada has announced the grand opening of its first Canadian Medtronic Resource Centre in support of patients living with diabetes, in Surrey, BC, and the surrounding area. The centre will be located in the Health and...

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AHS awarded for CT-equipped stroke ambulance

EDMONTON – An EMS Stroke Ambulance program established by Alberta Health Services in partnership with the University Hospital Foundation in Edmonton has received the Paramedics Chiefs of Canada (PCC) Innovative Treatment/Technology award. Demers Ambulance, a North American leader in ambulance...

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Five Ontario hospitals choose PatientKeeper for CPOE

GODERICH, Ont., and STRATFORD, Ont. – PatientKeeper Inc., a leading provider of healthcare applications for physicians, has announced that five hospitals in Ontario – the four sites of the Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance (HPHA), and the Alexandra Marine & General...

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MHI deploys SeamlessMD to improve patient outcomes

MONTREAL – The Montreal Heart Institute (MHI) has selected SeamlessMD’s enterprise platform for patient engagement and care management to reinforce its position as an industry leader for cardiac surgery, focused on safer recovery and higher patient satisfaction. MHI is consistently ranked...

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Workflow software helps automate Pulmonary Function reporting

Respirologists at Toronto’s St. Michael’s Hospital are breathing easier these days. They’ve deployed software from Influx Workflow Solutions, which extracts patient data from a wide array of cardiology and respirology diagnostic devices and consolidates it all in a single structured...

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Truven further Canadianizes Micromedex

TORONTO – Truven Health Analytics, an IBM Company, has enhanced a version of its Micromedex provider solution specifically for the Canadian healthcare sector. Additional Health Canada approved labelling and expanded guideline summaries now provide Canadian healthcare professionals with the clinical insights...

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Telus partners with DOmedic on med management

MONTREAL – Telus Health and Groupe DOmedic, Inc., a Quebec start-up that designs high-tech products to improve medication compliance, have announced a partnership that will enable better health monitoring and improved medication management for seniors with the launch of xPill...

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New lab for congenital heart defects opens in Montreal

MONTREAL – The Montreal Heart Institute has opened the first electrophysiology laboratory (EP Lab) equipped with robotic and magnetic navigation and dedicated to congenital heart diseases in Canada. Congenital heart diseases are cardiac malformations that affect approximately 1% of all...

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Connected Medicine aims to improve access to specialists

OTTAWA – The Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement has announced the next phase in a multi-year effort to improve patient access to timely specialist care. The Connected Medicine collaboration with Canada Health Infoway, the College of Family Physicians of Canada and...

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