Remote Patient Monitoring Service From Cloud DX Gives Caregivers Peace of Mind

For a generation of caregivers for whom it’s innate to use technology as a means to connect, communicate and organize their lives, the ability to remote monitor the health of a loved one is a logical next step. That’s the idea behind Cloud DX’s new Family Connect, which not only enables those with a chronic illness to monitor their vitals...

Surgery In Paradise: Canadians Explore Cayman Islands for Destination Healthcare

Angela Bugera was desperate for a plan B. The Edmonton-based gallery owner needed a hip replacement and until she got one, her quality of life would be poor. At age 51, she was already using a cane and eventually neared the point where she required a wheelchair. Trying to run a business while in pain was far from ideal....

Boomers “Reroute” To Bypass Healthcare Obstacles

It was a Wednesday in early summer 2017 when Tricia Ryan’s life changed forever.  The day before, the Toronto woman, who works as the director of food and beverage research at the Food Innovation & Research Studio at George Brown College, had visited her family doctor complaining of abdominal discomfort.  Ryan’s doctor sent her for an ultrasound, which revealed a mass...

Since You Asked: By the Numbers

Dr. Elaine Chin
Staying Healthy is Up to Doctor You The question: Why is it important to know my lab numbers and how can I use them to benefit my overall health? Dr. Chin: Information is power. If you’re looking for a picture of your true total health and what the future may hold, it’s all in your numbers. What numbers? Your health numbers revealed by...

Looking to the Future: The New Direction of Global Healthcare

Looking into the crystal ball is not just for fortune tellers, and the predictions of many consulting companies can translate into big money. Frost & Sullivan is one such consultant, and they’ve made some bold predictions for the global healthcare industry, an area they say will grow by almost 5 percent in 2018. “Even though 2017 was a year full...

From Sci-Fi to the Real World

National research network taps into the vital role of technology in aging well Jim Mann likes to challenge himself and others. Eleven years ago, at the age of 58, he sold his management-consulting firm and dove into volunteer and advocacy work. His personal passion is to help educate Canadians about dementia, so that healthcare professionals, family caregivers, researchers and politicians...