Quebec Quits Healthcare Innovation Group
Quebec has withdrawn from the Council of the Federation’s Health Care Innovation Working Group, created by premiers in January 2012 to spread the use of innovative best practices in the 13...
Are You Manufacturing, Importing or Using Triclosan? You Need to Complete a Mandatory Survey
The Ministry of the Environment under section 71 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA 1999) is conducting a mandatory survey on triclosan (5-chloro-2-(2,4-dichlorophenoxy)...
New Industrial R&D Consortium a Strategic Asset for Quebec's Medtech Sector
MEDEC, Canada's Medical Technology Companies, is delighted with the announcement last week of Quebec Government funding for the MEDTEQ Consortium by Mr.
HSCN Announces New Vendor Credentialing Program
HSCN (Healthcare Supply Chain Network) has announced a program for vendor credentialing developed around the HSCN National Standard for Vendor Credentialing in Canada.
WHO Issues Call for Innovative Health Technologies
The World Health Organization’s (WHO) Medical Device and eHealth units have published a call in search of innovative health technologies for low-resource settings, with the intention of...
MEDEC Congratulates Incoming Premier of Ontario, Hon. Kathleen Wynne
MEDEC would like to congratulate Hon. Kathleen Wynne on her impressive victory on the weekend, and would like to welcome her as the incoming Premier of Ontario.
Release of the Ontario Health Technology Maps Project Report
Health Quality Ontario (HQO) has released the latest edition of the Ontario Health Technology Maps Project report.
Canadians Opposed to More Private Care, Poll Finds
A majority of Canadians believe two-tier care exists in Canada, according to an Ekos poll for the Conference Board of Canada’s Canadian Alliance for Sustainable Health Care.
Canadians Confident About Health System
Canadians are more positive about the state of the country’s health care system than at any time in the last decade, a survey by the Environics Institute has found.
Most Innovative Medical and Healthcare Apps of 2012
The doctor-reviewers at iMedicalApps have put together a list of innovative medical and healthcare apps that caught their attention in 2012 and represent the future of mobile medicine.