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WELL Health launches OSCAR McMaster Professional Edition with McMaster University

Press Release | WELL Health | September 30, 2019

WELL Health Technologies Corp...is pleased to announce the formation of WELL EMR Group. The WELL EMR Group will be the Company's single entity encompassing its EMR assets to offer physicians across the country one place to go for all of their EMR needs. "One of the key missions we had when entering healthcare was to break down the siloed approach that has hindered the ability for care to be delivered efficiently," said Hamed Shahbazi, CEO of WELL Health. "By introducing a single nationwide group for our EMR initiatives, we want to elevate our efforts to drive enhanced innovation and security for doctors on our platform without the constraints of managing multiple regional brands, teams and code bases." Read More »

WELL Health Technologies Becomes World’s First Billion-dollar Open Source EMR Company

Canadian start-up company WELL Health Technologies (WELL) just crossed the threshold a month ago to become the world’s first billion-dollar open source electronic medical records (EMR) company. WELL, based in Vancouver, British Columbia, has accomplished this milestone less than three years after its founding. WELL’s market cap is currently hovering between $1.2 and $1.3 billion. The company has developed a disruptive digital health platform model with an open source EMR core, and a firm focus on improving clinical outcomes by using the technology to assist physicians and patients focus on health and wellness. Its goal is to shift the industry from a highly fragmented and expensive sick-care system to a health care system.

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We’re Not No. 1! We’re Not No. 1!

Nicholas Kristof | The New York Times | April 2, 2014

...a major new ranking of livability in 132 countries puts the United States in a sobering 16th place. We underperform because our economic and military strengths don’t translate into well-being for the average citizen. In the Social Progress Index, the United States excels in access to advanced education but ranks 70th in health, 69th in ecosystem sustainability, 39th in basic education, 34th in access to water and sanitation and 31st in personal safety...

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What Would Universal Healthcare Look Like In The U.S.?

Staff Writer | The Real News | December 10, 2013

David U. Himmelstein M.D. is a Professor of Public Health at the City University of New York at Hunter College and a Visiting Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School.  He graduated from Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons, completed a medical residency at Highland Hospital in Oakland, California, a fellowship in General Internal Medicine at Harvard and practiced primary care internal medicine at the public hospital in Cambridge, MA for 28 years... Read More »

Why an MRI Costs $1,080 in America and $280 in France

Ezra Klein | The Washington Post | March 3, 2012

There is a simple reason health care in the United States costs more than it does anywhere else: The prices are higher.

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Why Healthcare Costs Are A Civil Rights Issue

Alicia Caramenico | FierceHealthcare | August 29, 2013

Fifty years since Martin Luther King, Jr. gave his "I Have a Dream" speech on Aug. 28, healthcare spending as a percentage of the gross domestic product has jumped from 5.5 percent in 1963 to 18 percent today. Read More »

e-Health Annual Conference & Tradeshow 2017

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
June 4, 2017 - 2:00am - June 7, 2017 - 2:00am
Location: 
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North Building
255 Front Street, West
Toronto, ON
Canada

e-Health 2017, Canada’s seventeenth-annual national e-Health conference and tradeshow will be held on June 4-7, 2017 in downtown Toronto. Read More »

Healthcare Cybersecurity Webinar Hosted by Plurilock and Cycura

Event Details
Type: 
Seminar/Webinar
Date: 
November 12, 2020 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Plurilock Security Inc. and Cycura, a subsidiary of WELL Health Technologies Corp. will be co-hosting a virtual panel discussion, titled 'Patient Data in the Crosshairs: Healthcare Breaches of 2020' on Thursday, November 12th at 2:00 pm (EST). Ian L. Paterson, CEO of Plurilock will be joined by Iain Paterson, CEO of Cycura, David Dowe, Director of Cybersecurity at ICES, John Daniele, VP Threat Intelligence at Scope Security, and Arjun Kumar, CIO at WELL Health to speak on the vulnerability of the healthcare sector and the necessary cybersecurity measures that need to be taken by healthcare companies to protect valuable information.

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