Innovation and digital health

  • What it takes to scale innovation

    What it takes to scale innovation

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  • Since 2016, Joule’s Innovation grants have powered up physicians who are building a better future

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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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  •  A high touch, high tech approach to COPD monitoring

    A high touch, high tech approach to COPD monitoring

    Without the right means to treat and manage COPD, it can be deadly. Learn key lessons from a hospital that introduced remote monitoring technology to reduce hospital visits and lengths of stay.

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  • It takes grit

    It takes grit

    Innovation isn’t always about a ‘lightbulb moment’. The journey is often rocky, and you must pivot along the way. Drs. Puneet Seth and Damon Ramsey share their journey in our latest podcast.

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  • Preserving the human touch in medicine in a digital age

    Preserving the human touch in medicine in a digital age

    (via CMAJ)

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  • How to Get Health Care Employees Onboard with Change

    How to Get Health Care Employees Onboard with Change

    (via Harvard Business Review)

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  • Creating affordable and supportive housing strategies for seniors

    Creating affordable and supportive housing strategies for seniors

    One organization knows it takes a village to care for that community—see how they’re bridging the gap with innovation.

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  • Caring for marginalized patients

    Caring for marginalized patients

    Dr. Dennis DiValentino shares how he got to where he is today, why he is so passionate about marginalized patient care and how technology helps doctors meet their needs.

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  • How American EMRs came to dominate Canadian health care

    How American EMRs came to dominate Canadian health care

    (via CMAJ News)

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  • Remote monitoring technology helps seniors breathe better at home

    Remote monitoring technology helps seniors breathe better at home

    Living with chronic illness often means frequent visits to the emergency department and long hospital stays. Until now.

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  • Lindee’s picks

    Lindee’s picks

    In this column, I’ll share books and articles about health care innovation, system change and leading health care technologies.

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  • 5 Skills Medical Students Need For The Future

    5 Skills Medical Students Need For The Future

    (via The Medical Futurist)

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  • Meet emerging physician innovators Charles Choi and Eric Zhao2:51

    Meet emerging physician innovators Charles Choi and Eric Zhao

    In 2018, both Charles Choi and Eric Zhao received $5,000 Joule Innovation grants in the student category for their respective initiatives.

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  • Commercialization, it needn’t be a dirty word

    Commercialization, it needn’t be a dirty word

    Often our biggest ideas come from unlikely places. And they don’t always come before a project is conceived. Sometimes, they appear somewhere along the way―even through bringing your product to market

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