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Covid19: a new need for home health services

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The COVID-19 pandemic has brought many changes in the last year and has demonstrated weaknesses in our healthcare systems, particularly in the realm of home healthcare. People with more fragile health are more likely to be severely affected by Covid-19 and therefore should limit their exposure to the virus as much as possible. In this […]

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Generational Cohesion in the Mobile Health World

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The future of mobile health, for advancement, development, and implementation reasons, can easily be argued to be in the hands of the millennial generation.  Young, aspiring minds are consistently pushing for new challenges, new aspirations, and new opportunities in the health field. With more and more students investing their careers within different spheres within the […]

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Opportunities & Threats – The Global Mobile Health Market

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The environment for the global mobile health (mHealth) market seems to have never been better.  During the forecasted period of 2018 – 2023, there is an expected growth of more than 28.7%, according to the Orbis Research report, Global Mobile Health. Investing in a smarter and more effective medical platform for communication and information sharing […]

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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Global Health

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Global Health is serious business.  Taking major advancements in terms of technology to better strengthen our world is necessary in order to move forward towards a healthier and cleaner future.  Though many positives have happened in global health in recent years, there are negatives to underline as well.  Moreover, underlining these negatives are difficult to […]

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Mobile Health into the 2020’s – Continuous Growth in Canada

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Most medical professionals would agree that mobile health technology, or simply “mHealth”, has the strong potential to leave a lasting mark on patient care; not only from a medical perspective, but in terms of the business and technology world as well. Moreover, not only does mHealth have this potential, but it is exemplifying this potential […]

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Comparing Canadian and French Healthcare

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Canada and France have a long lasting friendly partnership that has seen both parties achieve strong economic and medical success throughout their history. Both Canada and France share many qualities, in their language, immigration, and academia of course, and both are present within the current G-7 as members of the world’s strongest countries economically. Their respective […]

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Ensuring Safety and Avoiding Threats to Medical Information

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In 2015, more than 750 data breaches occurred. In this, the top seven of which opened over 193 million personal records to fraud and identity theft.  Moreover, the top three breaches of data security were from the health care industry. In evidence, healthcare is important and keeping information on patient secure and confidential from the external world […]

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On the Rise: Emergency Department Waiting Times

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In terms of Canadian statistics, seeing most things on an increase, generally and from a nationalistic standpoint, is quite positive. Whether its GDP, or commercial revenue, seeing growth in Canadian numbers is important. Well, at least for the vast majority of the time. According to the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI), the amount of time most […]

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Minimizing Error through Better Documentation

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In Canada, medical errors and hospital-acquired infections claim between a total of 30,000 and 60,000 lives annually.  This, naturally and understandably, leading to an outflow of anger, sadness, and heartbreak for Canadian families everywhere: an emotional distress for cases that could be quite mostly preventable according to doctors.  As it turns out, 138,000 (or one […]