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News Releases

  • New Technology Identifies Seniors at Risk of Falling

    Dec 01, 2017New Technology Identifies Seniors at Risk of Falling
    The Champlain Local Health Integration Network (LHIN), in partnership with GE Healthcare Canada, has launched a new screening tool to reduce the rate of falls among seniors. The project, supported by Ontario’s Health Technologies Fund, will also provide valuable data to assist healthcare teams in developing effective falls prevention strategies for the future.
  • New innovative health communication platform demonstrated at Winchester District Memorial Hospital

    Nov 30, 2017New innovative health communication platform demonstrated at Winchester District Memorial Hospital
    Arnprior Region & West Ottawa (AROW) and Upper Canada (UC) Health Links demonstrated a new innovative telehealth technology developed by Aetonix Systems that is funded by Ontario’s Health Technologies Fund (HTF).
  • Ground-breaking project aims to minimize complications after cardiac surgery

    Nov 29, 2017Ground-breaking project aims to minimize complications after cardiac surgery
    A ground-breaking project is underway at Hamilton Health Sciences’ Population Health Research Institute (PHRI) to address a major medical issue in Canada and around the world: too many patients develop complications after having cardiac and vascular surgery, resulting in re-admission to hospital soon after they have been discharged home.
  • New innovative home care platform demonstrated at Brain Injury Services / Step Up! ABI Recovery Rehab Centre

    Nov 29, 2017New innovative home care platform demonstrated at Brain Injury Services / Step Up! ABI Recovery Rehab Centre
    Brain Injury Services and Alaunus demonstrated an innovative home care platform that is funded by Ontario’s Health Technologies Fund (HTF).
  • New digital health solution for remote patient care demonstrated at Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre

    Nov 24, 2017New digital health solution for remote patient care demonstrated at Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre
    Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre and Reliq Health Technologies demonstrated a new digital health solution for remote patient monitoring that is funded by Ontario’s Health Technologies Fund (HTF).
  • New patient monitoring technology demonstrated at Markham Stouffville Hospital

    Nov 16, 2017New patient monitoring technology demonstrated at Markham Stouffville Hospital
    Closing the Gap Healthcare, in partnership with Markham Stouffville Hospital, demonstrated a new remote patient monitoring technology that is funded by Ontario’s Health Technologies Fund (HTF).
  • New healthcare technology aims to reduce wait times

    Nov 16, 2017New healthcare technology aims to reduce wait times
    Southlake Regional Health Centre and NextUp Care demonstrated a new technology designed to reduce wait times, a project funded by Ontario’s Health Technologies Fund (HTF).
  • New mental health support system introduced for Brantford Police Service

    Nov 15, 2017New mental health support system introduced for Brantford Police Service
    Brantford Police Service, in partnership with St. Leonard’s Community Services and HealthIM, demonstrated a new mental health crisis support system that is funded by Ontario’s Health Technologies Fund (HTF).
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    Ontario Creating Opportunity with Cars of the Future

    Nov 10, 2017Ontario Creating Opportunity with Cars of the Future
    Ontario is reinforcing its status as a go-to destination for developing automated vehicles by launching AVIN, the Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Network, in Stratford.
  • Ontario Enhancing Government Services Through Partnerships with Small Business

    Ontario Enhancing Government Services Through Partnerships with Small Business

    Nov 09, 2017Ontario Enhancing Government Services Through Partnerships with Small Business
    Ontario is partnering with small businesses to develop innovative technologies that will help government deliver better services and programs across the province.