Innovation and digital health

  • Emergency medicine without borders

    Emergency medicine without borders

    Recent initiatives to improve access to technology and training in emergency medicine in very different parts of the world.

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  • Get to know Joule’s Innovation grant recipients

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  • The hospital of the future

    The hospital of the future

    On this episode of Boldly, Charles Choi speaks to his Joule Innovation Council mentor, Dr. Tatiana Rac. Their conversation covers Choi’s journey as co-created VitalEyes.

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  • Translational medicine—the head and heart of the matter

    Translational medicine—the head and heart of the matter

    Translational medicine helped this resident fast track the creation of a brain cooling device. His goal? To reduce the chance of brain damage post-cardiac arrest from 38% to 3%.

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  • How can a mobile app improve access to care for rural, remote and Indigenous communities?

    How can a mobile app improve access to care for rural, remote and Indigenous communities?

    Dr. Sheila Wang shares her journey becoming a physician innovator and how she came up with the idea for Swift Medical while working in wound clinics.

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  • Engineering solutions to clinical challenges

    Engineering solutions to clinical challenges

    Eric Zhao is using his unique background in engineering and medicine to bring on big changes to the clinical practice. Like any big change, it’s an uphill battle.

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  • When worlds collide: unique perspective leads to portable GPS for surgeons

    When worlds collide: unique perspective leads to portable GPS for surgeons

    It’s not often we see these diverse skills lumped together in one place, especially within medical circles. However, when they all intersect, the results can be extraordinary.

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  • This common diagnostic tool got a 21st century makeover

    This common diagnostic tool got a 21st century makeover

    How one Calgary-based doctor reinvented the otoscope with computer vision

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  • From prototype to puzzle piece

    From prototype to puzzle piece

    Heart failure―there is no cure, and many patients who require advanced treatment options simply lack access. One medical student knew there was a better way, so he 3D printed a solution.

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  • A win-win-win: How a novel integrated approach is disrupting dementia care

    A win-win-win: How a novel integrated approach is disrupting dementia care

    Fueled by her professional and personal experiences, the MINT model of care is the brainchild of Kitchener-based Dr. Linda Lee―a family physician with more than 30 years in practice.

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  • How AI will drive up the value of “soft actions”

    How AI will drive up the value of “soft actions”

    Care planning. Communication. Collaboration. Every one of these actions is essential to the delivery of care. Yet, they’re often a lower priority than “hard” actions.

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  • Overcoming barriers to virtual care adoption can help you connect with your patients

    Overcoming barriers to virtual care adoption can help you connect with your patients

    The advantages of virtual care are clear, but adoption is lagging. What’s preventing many physicians from embracing virtual care technologies?

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  • Meet physician innovator Dr. Linda Lee3:01

    Meet physician innovator Dr. Linda Lee

    Dr. Linda Lee and her initiative, MINT Memory Clinics, are disrupting current care models by providing access to high-quality dementia care within the local family doctor’s office.

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  • What it takes to scale innovation

    What it takes to scale innovation

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  • I'm a physician and I don't hate digital health care tools

    I'm a physician and I don't hate digital health care tools

    A new wave of digital health tools is helping to shift the focus back to the patient. Read what Dr. Doug Kavanagh has to say about digital health care tools.

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  • Burnout at your fingertips

    Burnout at your fingertips

    Electronic health records were supposed to be the miracle cure for every shortcoming in Canadian health care, but no one predicted the toll it would take on physicians.

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  • 5 must read resources on artificial intelligence for doctors

    5 must read resources on artificial intelligence for doctors

    Must read resources on artificial intelligence for doctors

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  • Disruption…more than just a buzzword?

    Disruption…more than just a buzzword?

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  • Home care requires heavy lifting―here’s how digital health technologies can ease the burden

    Home care requires heavy lifting―here’s how digital health technologies can ease the burden

    While a long-standing goal our health ministries have is to support greater home care and free up hospital waiting rooms, this has significant impact for

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  • 12 mobile apps to help you automate your practice

    12 mobile apps to help you automate your practice

    In the medical field, time is of the essence―often split between patient care, being on call and managing your practice. Here are 12 apps that could help you maximize your time.

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  • Engaging Patients Using Digital Technology — Learning from Other Industries

    Engaging Patients Using Digital Technology — Learning from Other Industries

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