List/Grid Tag Archives: information technology

Health data centre opens in Sudbury

Health data centre opens in Sudbury

Health Sciences North Research Institute (HSNRI), Laurentian University, and Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) celebrated the opening of a new health data centre in Sudbury today. “Through our network… Read more »

Job cuts part of the HSN ’18/’19 budget

Job cuts part of the HSN ’18/’19 budget

Implementation of the approved budget will not begin until NELHIN conducts by a third party validation of the approved budget as well as a systemic review of the pressures the… Read more »

Paperless pilot a win for patients, physicians

Paperless pilot a win for patients, physicians

SAH adopts Virtual Desktop technology in cancer clinic Previous attempts to convert the Algoma District Cancer Program (ADCP) to a paperless environment failed, but Sault Area Hospital’s Information Technology team’s… Read more »

Ministry acts on health hubs

Ministry acts on health hubs

Minister of Health and Long-Term Care Eric Hoskins has instructed Ministry staff to work with the Ontario Hospital Association (OHA) to identify pilot sites for rural health hubs “with the… Read more »

Technology pioneer rides point-of-care wave

Technology pioneer rides point-of-care wave

Sudbury-based biotech startup develops new process for separating plasma from whole blood Today, blood is drawn in hospitals or commercial labs. The samples are analyzed by highly trained technicians using… Read more »

Plan A supplies HSN nurses to cover shifts at long-term care homes

Plan A supplies HSN nurses to cover shifts at long-term care homes

Software speeds scheduling Long-term care facilities in northeastern Ontario now have one more organization to call when they need a qualified nurse to cover a shift. Plan A Health Care… Read more »

New program combines biology, computer science

New program combines biology, computer science

Robert Mawhinney, bioinformatics program co-ordinator and associate professor in Lakehead University’s department of chemistry at the Thunder Bay campus, was instrumental in establishing the new program. Photo by Brigitte Petersen… Read more »

Small hospitals share ideas

Small hospitals share ideas

Louise Paquette, CEO, North East LHIN, convened small hospital summit to identify opportunities for co-operation and intergration. A summit focusing on northeastern Ontario’s 22 small, rural hospitals held September 23… Read more »

Sault physicians sold on ePrescribing

Sault physicians sold on ePrescribing

“We have an agreement between the colleges to allow the pilot to continue until such time as the project can be evaluated and legislation can be written to allow it…. Read more »

Study supports NP-managed nursing stations

Study supports NP-managed nursing stations

Nurse practitioner and study lead Donna Kearney performs a routine check on a client at the Rosseau nursing station, one of six stations that serve rural communities in the Parry… Read more »

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