Home Topics Innovation and Technology

Innovation and Technology

New laboratory technology makes testing faster and safer

By Katherine Nazimek with files from Monica Matys Being admitted to hospital goes hand-in-hand with a lot of testing, from pathology samples to check for cancer,...

How virtual reality and streaming media are transforming medical education

By Brian Conyer         Over the last decade, there have been two significant advancements in the way people experience video content. The first...

A new hope for patients at risk of esophageal cancer

 By Melicent Lavers-Sailly         For Mary Hedley-Brown, the news came as a shock. A survivor of cervical cancer, she had lost her husband to cancer...

The hospital of the future and wireless power

By Michael Gotlieb Technology giants like Google, Apple and Microsoft are moving into healthcare technology as opportunities emerge in a growing market. Healthcare organizations are...

Artificial Intelligence being used to develop drugs even faster and cheaper

The use of artificial intelligence (AI) is making it possible to discover new drugs faster, cheaper, and more efficiently. Chemists at the University of Waterloo...

The use of artificial intelligence in radiology

By James Wysotski Radiologists in the Medical Imaging Department might get a new assistant in the coming years that never sleeps or leaves the hospital. In...

Innovation vital to the future of healthcare

By Sharon MacSween As communities grow, age and healthcare needs increase, many hospitals are turning towards innovation to help improve and enhance the patient experience. Digital...

New app aims to help people in early stages of dementia

By Margaret Polanyi A new mobile app aims to help people with early dementia or mild cognitive impairment to manage daily activities and keep track...

A movement to inspire a new day in healthcare

Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) today announced the launch of ACCESS 2022, a movement to promote a future where all Canadians have access to their health...

World’s first self-adjusting insulin pump coming to Canada

By Melicent Lavers-Sailly Rob Howe felt he knew the best way to manage his Type 1 diabetes. After living with the disease for nearly half his...

Latest News