The Digital Rescue of health care

Globe and Mail

There are apps that connect patients to physicians, digital stethoscopes that can transmit the heartbeats of the unborn. The digital revolution is poised to transform Canadian health care – whether hospitals are ready for it or not.

“It’s unstoppable,” said Ivar Mendez, a neurosurgeon who is chairman of the Brain Repair Centre, a Dalhousie University and Halifax hospital-affiliated institute of researchers and physicians who are creating groundbreaking treatments and technologies. “This is going to democratize health care, because it’s going to provide access.” For the rest of the story see Globe and Mail

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