COVID-19 PANDEMIC EFFECTS: Welcome to the digital revolution

Part 1: Turning to the Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) Like so many other businesses forced to find new ways to work during the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare practices have been seeking new ways to expedite a digital transformation. Many physicians … read more

Text messaging – benefits and perils

According to a study authored by the University of Toronto in 2018, smartphones with their almost instant communication, has made texting popular in Canadian hospitals. Routine patient information being relayed by texting from surgeons to trainees was more likely than … read more

Ransomware: it’s back and worse than ever

WRITTEN BY DR. ERIC CADESKY AND STAN SHAW ON AUGUST 8, 2019 FOR CANADIANHEALTHCARENETWORK.CA This article was originally published at CanadianHealthcareNetwork.ca, the online home of the Medical Post, at http://www.canadianhealthcarenetwork.ca/healthcaremanagers/technology/ransomware-its-back-and-worse-than-ever-39081, and has been republished here with permission. It’s a typically … read more

Keeping Cool During Breakdowns In Communication

This scene may be familiar to you: an older gentleman with an appointment at a clinic that also takes walk-ins watches as patients who came in after him are paraded in and out, prescriptions in hand. His frustration grows until … read more

Digitize Everything: Paperless Tips For Your Practice

Since the 1980s, offices have been dreaming about going paperless. Fast-forward 30+ years and many offices remain just as reliant on paper as they did then. All of that paper results in clutter, cutting down trees, and difficulties finding specific … read more

Transmitting Personal Health Information by Fax

Faxing is considered a secure form of communication by Federal and Provincial Privacy Commissions, and is a common method of sharing information in health care. While the actual transmission of the information is secure, what happens before and after faxing … read more

Proofreading Documents in MS Word

Proofreading isn’t easy. Your eyes and brain want to tell you that everything is just fine.  However, proofreading is about the details – spelling, grammar, and clarity are all essential areas of concern. Here are some tips to help you … read more

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