Dr Michael Guerriere

QHR, Telus set to create national messaging standards

By Rosie Lombardi

A Canada-wide communications system is being developed that will allow doctors to send secure messages to each other from their EMRs. QHR Technologies and Telus Health recently announced they’re collaborating on a project that will merge the two companies’ protocols to create one national communications standard that any healthcare entity can use, and they’re inviting…

Justin Whittle

Allied health chain of clinics grows with InnoCare

By Rosie Lombardi

Many small allied health clinics struggle with generic, home-grown business systems that aren’t designed for healthcare and are vulnerable to system crashes. Newfoundland-based Proactive Physio solved these issues in 2009 when it implemented cloud-based InnoCare software, which is designed specifically for the allied health sector. Proactive Physio has since grown from two to eight clinics,…


Telus Health and QHR Technologies join forces

Telus Health and QHR Technologies have announced their intention to collaborate to improve communications between healthcare providers across Canada. Together, the companies intend to create a national, secure, standards-based, and open communication solution that will help the more than 23,000 physicians who use the companies’ electronic medical record solutions to efficiently and effectively care for…

Heather Shantora

InnoCare clinic management suite launched in Canada

The UK-based Watchstone Group recently announced the launch of InnoCare Ltd., a spin-off out of Watchstone’s leading Canadian physiotherapy business, pt Healthcare Solutions Corp (pt Health) based in Hamilton. InnoCare’s proprietary clinic management software platform and call centre customer service operations, combined with its established industry expertise will enable clinic owners to transform patient experience…

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Busy ophthalmologist office uses custom OSCAR EMR

By Rosie Lombardi

Canadian physicians with specialist medical practices often face a dilemma when they shop for an EMR system. EMR systems designed for their specialty areas, if they exist, are typically made for American users and don’t accommodate Canadian billing systems. But Canadian EMRs are unsuitable because they’re designed for general family practice. An Ontario-based ophthalmologist has…


QHR partners with companies to provide new EMR apps

By Rosie Lombardi

QHR Technologies, a leading Canadian EMR provider, has partnered with several tech companies over the past year in an effort to extend the capabilities of its flagship Accuro EMR system. The idea is similar to Apple’s approach, which is to provide a core platform and allow a multitude of companies to design apps for it….