OPSEU Diablogue: Former Infoway boss frustrated by slow implementation of health care IT

When it comes to information technology, many Ontario medical practices are still more “Leave It To Beaver” than “Jetsons.” In that respect, Canada is falling behind other developed countries in integrating health care through new technologies. Richard Alvarez, the recently … Continue reading →

OPSEU Diablogue: More than a third of Canadian physicians still without EMRs

When a drug recall takes place, does your family doctor have the ability to identify which patients are on that drug and notify them in a timely manner? For more than a third of Canadian doctors that may be very … Continue reading →

OPSEU Diablogue: Will new health care technology bring a utopia or dystopia?

It’s easy to get carried away with the continual promise of better health care through technology. From the IBM Watson super computer to vending machines that dispense pharmaceuticals, we are likely on the cusp of a new wave of technology … Continue reading →