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Timmins and District enhances DI capabilities

Timmins and District enhances DI capabilities

Purchasing the latest and greatest MRI and CT scanners may be the ideal way to stay current with steadily advancing diagnostic imaging technology, but in a climate of spending restraint… Read more »

Virtual ICU program rolls out across the northeast

Virtual ICU program rolls out across the northeast

Program will reduce emergency transfers, keep patients in their home communities and promote knowledge transfer Chalk up another first for telemedicine. On May 26th, Health Sciences North (HSN) and the… Read more »

RDA test measures chemotherapy effectiveness

RDA test measures chemotherapy effectiveness

RNA disruption test was developed in Sudbury by Dr. Amadeo Parissenti and Dr. Baoqing Guo A test developed in Sudbury is proving successful in predicting which breast cancer patients will… Read more »

Algoma renal program pioneers app for home dialysis

Algoma renal program pioneers app for home dialysis

Dialysis platform for Communication, Assistance and Training simplifies self-care The Algoma Region Renal Program (AARP) is serving as a test bed for the development of a technology solution designed to… Read more »

Northwest one step closer to going paperless

Northwest one step closer to going paperless

Shared services corporation rolls out clinical documentation The Northwest Health Alliance and its 13 member hospitals are one step closer to shared paperless patient records following the recent rollout of… Read more »

Teledermatology service speeds consults

Teledermatology service speeds consults

OTN service ideal for patients in underserviced areas Northern Ontario patents referred to one of the few dermatologists practicing in the region can expect wait times of up to six… Read more »

Technology solution helps seniors remain at home

Technology solution helps seniors remain at home

Care Link Advantage solution includes sensors, door contacts, cameras and emergency communication device. An independent living solution developed by Sudbury-based Care Link Advantage has been embraced by New Brunswick’s Department… Read more »

SAH first to implement Nexadia EMR in North America

SAH first to implement Nexadia EMR in North America

Technology improves efficiency and quality of care for renal patients On January 25, Sault Area Hospital’s (SAH) Algoma Regional Renal Program went live with the Nexadia System, an electronic medical… Read more »

Telehomecare programs rolling out across the north

Telehomecare programs rolling out across the north

Nurses monitor health status and provide self-management coaching A growing number of seniors in Northern Ontario are taking advantage of telehomecare technology to help them manage their chronic diseases. In… Read more »

Telemedicine beats 243 km trip to Thunder Bay

Telemedicine beats 243 km trip to Thunder Bay

Better and more economical care, improved quality of life for patients in Ignace Tracy Stanley has a new perspective on the health-care system. A former operating room nurse at Thunder… Read more »

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