The Patient’s Office

We’ve discussed how IT can extend the borders of the patient experience. Hospitals and specialists can serve rural and remote communities; the walls between hospital and clinic and doctor’s office can be virtually removed. But technology can also extend the reach of health care to a new frontier—the patient’s home. Of course, private and not-for-profit… Continue reading The Patient’s Office

Integration is Key to Wringing Efficiencies out of Health Care

Canada’s health care system is central to our identity. It’s a matter of national pride. It also eats up almost half of the public purse. And that number will only increase as the bubble of baby boomers enter retirement, bringing on the ills of age while contributing less to the tax coffers. These pressures on… Continue reading Integration is Key to Wringing Efficiencies out of Health Care