Category Archives: News

Budget 2009 provides Canada Health Infoway with $500 million to support the goal of having 50 per cent of Canadians with an electronic health record by 2010.

Canada Health Infoway An efficient and effective health care system continues to be a top priority for Canadians. The implementation of health information systems in Canada, often referred to as electronic health records, is a critical element to achieving … Continue reading

Posted in News, Open Source Medical | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

We are working on a local install of Oscar medical for Mac

We are in the process of developing a local install of Oscar Medical for OS X.  I’ll have more information as it becomes avaliable.   Thanks Macpablodesigns

Posted in Macintosh, News, Open source, Open Source Medical, Oscar Medical | Tagged , , , | 9 Comments

Electronic health records: potholes on the road to eHealth

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 27, 2009 | 3:53 PM ET Canadians are heavy users of the health-care system. Every year, there are 322 million office-based visits to the doctor. The vast majority of them — 94 per cent — … Continue reading

Posted in News | Leave a comment

EHealth scandal a $1B waste: auditor

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 7, 2009 | 8:10 PM ET Ontario Auditor General Jim McCarter’s report on eHealth criticizes the agency for relying too much on consultants and for lacking strategic direction. (Frank Gunn/Canadian Press) A scathing report on … Continue reading

Posted in News, Open Source Medical | Leave a comment