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Awards recognize excellence in health informatics

TORONTO – The annual Canadian Healthcare Informatics Awards were presented during the eHealth 2017 Conference and Trade Show earlier this month. The awards are presented by COACH and ITAC Health – they recognize excellence, leadership and innovation in Canada’s health...

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Montreal’s Element AI closes deal for $102 million

MONTREAL – Element AI, a start-up in artificial intelligence technologies, has attracted a landmark investment of $102-million (U.S.) just eight months after launching. The organization has the ambitious goal of building a company that can rival Silicon Valley tech giants. The...

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Hacking Health collaborates with research orgs

TORONTO – Hacking Health Toronto (#hackmentalhealth) was held in early June in conjunction with the annual e-Health Conference and Tradeshow, at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. The hackathon collaborated with the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the Mental...

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Xenex given award for germ-zapping robot

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Based on its recent analysis of the healthcare room disinfection industry, Frost & Sullivan has recognized Xenex Disinfection Services with the 2017 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for Visionary Innovation Leadership. The Xenex LightStrike Germ-Zapping Robot is...

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Joule partners with Output to promote physician innovators

OTTAWA – Joule, the Canadian Medical Association’s newest company, is pleased to announce a collaboration with Output, a Silicon Valley innovation platform services provider dedicated to helping organizations implement disruptive innovation. Together, these two companies will help CMA physician members pursue...

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Myndtec wins accessibility prize at OCE Discovery

TORONTO – The winner of Ontario Centres of Excellence’s (OCE) $20,000 Accessibility Tech Pitch Competition was announced at the Discovery conference earlier this week by Reza Moridi, Minister of Research, Innovation and Science (MRIS) in partnership with the Accessibility Directorate...

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London to become leader in medical 3D printing

LONDON, Ont. – The London Medical Network (LMN) has announced a $6.8 million partnership with Western University and Renishaw PLC to establish a new research, development and commercialization centre. The organization will focus on the creation of medical instruments and...

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Institute in Montreal will devise new technologies

MONTRÉAL – TransMedTech Institute has been launched at CHU Sainte-Justine, in partnership with Polytechnique Montréal, Université de Montréal, Centre hospitalier universitaire Sainte-Justine, Centre hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal, the Jewish General Hospital of Montreal, and several other government, business and...

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e-Health Conference 2017: The Future of Digital Health

TORONTO – This year’s e-Health Conference will focus on “The Future of Digital Health and the People who Benefit.” During the Conference, attendees will celebrate, grow and be inspired by learnings from the past and present, and look to the...

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