In 2018, Dr. Don Burke received a $25,000 Joule Innovation grant for his initiative, Critical Outreach & Diagnostic Intervention (CODI). CODI is an on-demand, immediate support service connecting rural physicians and intensivists in British Columbia. CODI provides an on-demand, virtual 24/7, immediate point of care service that connects rural physicians and intensivist in British Columbia. The CODI app aims to provide better patient outcomes, fewer unnecessary hospital transfers and reduced health care costs.
We interviewed past Joule Innovation grant recipient Dr. DiValentino to learn about how the connections he'...
Virtual health company Maple helped Western Hospital kickstart a tele-rounding project in less than six months.
With physical distancing measures in place, virtual care services have been propelled into the mainstream to help doctors and their patients connect safely at a distance.
How do you imagine the future of hospitals? We spoke with four experts in this area―to get their insight on innovation in hospitals, their visions for the future and how we can get there.
Lewis shares the story behind Flutter Wear from her original idea to flying to Hatching Health to find a team and how she hopes to continue developing the tool to support expectant mothers.
Recent initiatives to improve access to technology and training in emergency medicine in very different parts of the world.
Dr. Latif Murji discusses his perspective on the social determinants of health (SDOH) and how it was transformed by a simulation event he did in medical school.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Living with chronic illness often means frequent visits to the emergency department and long hospital stays. Until now.
When it comes to poor quality referrals, doctors and their patients lose out. Just one piece of missing information when referring a patient to another doctor can delay their access to care.
Early in my practice, I noticed a pattern that was going to sink our health care system if we didn’t address it.
We interviewed past Joule Innovation grant recipient Dr. DiValentino to learn about how the connections he's made along the way has helped improve access to care.
In 2017, Dr. Dennis DiValentino received a Joule Innovation grant for his social innovation, Ramcare, to help provide care to marginalized individuals.
For this physician on a volunteer trip in post-earthquake Haiti, scarcity created opportunity. Learn the story behind Cloud DX from Dr. Sonny Kohli.
We’re all familiar with Amazon’s Alexa, Apple’s Siri and Google Assistant―but have you thought about how voice first technology can be used in health care?