Exploring the value of peer-to-peer and online communities for patients, caregivers and healthcare advocates. A round-table discussion with Claire Snyman, Rachel Martens, Maggie Keresteci and Robin McGee. Show Notes: Story Library at Patient Revolution Storytelling and Medicine After Dr Google: peer-to-peer health care Involving disabled children and young people as partners in research: a systematic review Peer-to-peer Health Advice, Susannah …
On the ground in the middle of the HIMSS2019 conference, Australian digital health strategy consultant Tim Blake (Twitter) talks with us about the momentum, capacity and potential for interoperability, value based care and innovation in the global healthcare industry.
“A Canadian (Drug) sticker price that comes down -at all- is a big threat south of the border (to the US’s) automobile dealership sales technique for drugs (&) the world’s most inflated, most ridiculous, if I can say, list prices of medicines.” Steve Morgan believes National Pharmacare would serve Canadians better than the current system. Today Canada’s drug coverage is …
An eye-opening discussion Internet researcher, speaker & technology commentator Jesse Hirsh. We explore how profitable ‘free’ services like GMail & Facebook really are, why companies with strong regulations & privacy laws create stronger businesses and industries, how Google knows when you’ve had your coffee & much more.
Ed Brown is the Founder and CEO of Ontario Telemedicine, one of the largest, most active and integrated Telemedicine networks in the world. We explore ways Telemedicine and Digital Health is (sometimes slowly) transforming Healthcare for Canadians.
A conversation with KidsHelpPhone Vice President Alisa Simon (Service Innovation & Chief Youth Officer) about the evolution of Kids Help Phone into apps, online services & text-messaging in order to achieve their goal: to help children and youth in crisis across Canada.
Seema Nayani, practicing pharmacist & Pharmacist Leader at Canada Health Infoway working on PrescribeIT digital prescription service describes the goals, priorities & values behind PrescribeIT, a digital prescription system in Canada.
Aidan Scott wants to make mental health and digital health more understood and accessible. We discuss the possibilities of digital health in overcoming limitations of our healthcare system, and the need for transparency, inclusivity and regulations to guide the future of care.
Julie Drury (Twitter) is a caregiver, patient advocate, bereaved mom, inaugural chair of the Ontario Minister’s Patient and Family Advisory Council, a speaker & a runner. Julie occupies a unique intersection of patient and policymaking & shared her insights with us at the beginning of Digital Health Week 2018 (Nov 12, 2018).