Ace Age Lands Strategic Agreement with Centric Health

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Centric Health Announces Strategic Agreement for Innovative Medication Delivery Appliance Aug 9, 2017 — Unique healthcare device transforms prescription medicine compliance and adherence — TORONTO, Aug. 9, 2017 /CNW/ – Centric Health Corporation (“Centric Health” or “the Company”) (TSX: CHH), Canada’s leading diversified healthcare company, today announced that it has signed a strategic distribution and… Read more »

GREENSPACE RAISES $1.4 MILLION TO MATCH PATIENTS WITH THE RIGHT THERAPISTS

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Toronto-based Greenspace has closed a $1.4 million seed round from Prime Quadrant LP to expand its mental health care platform. Greenspace, which launched in August 2016, began as a way for patients to track their progress throughout treatment and increase transparency between physicians, therapists, and patients. The funding will allow Greenspace to grow its primary… Read more »

Non-LCD Technology Shows Promise for Return to Work/School for Postconcussion Syndrome Sufferers

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Credit: Tyler Hauer and Ann Mansur. Tyler Hauer and Ann Mansur, part of the CCC research team, presented the data at the American Association of Neurology’s Sports Concussion Conference earlier this month. Newswise — Toronto – A pilot study conducted by the Canadian Concussion Centre has shown that using a non-LCD screen for computer tasks… Read more »

Linguamatics to Highlight New Text Analytics Technologies and Innovative Deployments at Bio-IT World 2017

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Linguamatics to Highlight New Text Analytics Technologies and Innovative Deployments at Bio-IT World 2017 Text Mining Platform I2E features in Best Practices Final and as a Best of Show Award Contender; Linguamatics CTO David Milward a Featured Speaker Linguamatics’ mission is to turn unstructured patient data into actionable insights that support population health, precision medicine… Read more »

HealthBound brings together startups and hospitals to solve pressing health-care problems

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More than 50 health-care startups and innovators recently applied to participate in HealthBound, an innovation challenge that brought hospitals, government, industry and entrepreneurs together to address issues facing health care today. The four-month competition kicked off with a “collision day” hosted at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St. Michael’s Hospital. Four hospitals in… Read more »

SOLIDWORKS Entrepreneur Marion Surgical Virtually Removes Kidney Stone

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Marion Surgical’s mission is to capture and share the worlds’ surgical knowledge to improve patient outcomes. This entrepreneur team has built a virtual reality surgical simulator for urologists.  The results are connecting to big data. Marion Surgical early Product Demo from ben sainsbury on Vimeo. Marian Surgical will be showing off their kidney stone removal prototype… Read more »

HealthTO Profile: Dr. Linda Maxwell of the Biomedical Zone

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This was first presented at the Special Edition of HealthTO as part of Health Innovation Week on April 6, 2017. In this presentation, Dr. Linda Maxwell shares the amazing work the Biomedical Zone is doing and highlights a few of their initiatives. For videos of more presentations, visit: https://www.youtube.com/c/techtorontoorg

The pitch: Greenspace

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Greenspace has created a platform that helps mental health providers measure and monitor patient progress and improve treatment outcomes. http://www.bnn.ca/video/the-pitch-greenspace~1105587  

Biomedical Zone Fosters Student/Clinician Collaboration

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When great institutions work together, there’s no limit to what they can accomplish. The Biomedical Zone, a dynamic example of inter-institutional partnership, is connecting Ryerson students with clinicians at St. Michael’s Hospital to create practical solutions to the hospital’s challenges. For the first project of the zone’s Co-Development Lab program, students worked with St. Michael’s… Read more »

BIOMEDICAL ZONE SHOWS HEALTHTECH INNOVATION HAPPENS WHEN STARTUPS AND CLINICIANS COLLABORATE

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On the 7th floor of Toronto’s St. Michael‘s Hospital is a small space with big, innovative ideas. It’s the office of the Biomedical Zone(BMZ), a startup incubator led by physicians in a clinical environment. There, startups work with clinicians one-on-one to develop tech within the settings in which they will be used. In 2013, Ryerson… Read more »