Ontario Healthcare Tech Scene, Hey
Two decades ago I would occasionally find myself in Ontario given the developing innovation corridor between Toronto and Waterloo, affectionately referred to as “Silicon Valley North.” Last week I visited again and saw the emergence of a strong healthcare tech ecosystem, leveraging historic strengths in telecom infrastructure and the recent (and significant) commitments to the…
Blockchain and Healthcare
The BlockchainHub is pleased to announce that we will be hosting the Medicalchain team from the UK in this special event on Blockchain and healthcare. "Medicalchain uses blockchain technology to securely store health records and maintain a single version of the truth. The different organisations such as doctors, hospitals, laboratories, pharmacists and health insurers can request permission to access a patient’s record to serve their purpose and record transactions on the distributed ledger. Medicalchain provides solutions to today’s health record problems. The platform is built to securely store and share electronic health records. By digitizing health records and empowering users we can leverage countless industry synergies." An exciting agenda is awaiting you including well renown international speakers, stay tuned for the updates. www.theblockchainhub.com Meetup group: www.meetup.com/The-BlockchainHub/events/245454373/
Health Tech 2018
HEALTH TECH is a world-class health innovation conference that takes you to the frontier of change, innovation and best practice of health care in CANADA. https://www.healthtekshow.com/Participate and meet HEALTHCARE & MEDICAL Industry Professionals from key positions in CANADAIt will feature a day of high level discussions which look at how technology, IT, Instrumentation and modern equipment are redefining healthcare strategies, models of collaboration, lowering costs and dramatically improving patient outcomes.Many would argue that the entire healthcare industry is at a crossroads right now.The whole future delivery system for health care is undergoing change due to technology and modern instrumentation .
Toronto’s Medical Device Sector Climbs Global Rankings
By Sarah Mortimer, MaRS Discovery District With venture capital and private equity investing hitting levels not seen since the dot-com boom, Canada is increasingly drawing foreign investors scoping the latest innovations. One of their areas of focus is the country’s medical device and equipment sector, which is now ranked ninth globally, according to Canada’s federal…
Not just Star Trek fiction, a new visor from eSight is a lightweight, high-contrast vision system for legally blind people
A visor from eSight that allows legally blind people to see is no longer Star Trek fiction. Leaps in augmented-reality technology are being used to help people with severely low vision gain back enough sight to function, and then some.