We already know what the near future of health care delivery looks like. That is not because we have a crystal ball or are particularly visionary; it’s because the technologies of the “future” are already here. We just haven’t put them to work....
Last month, I looked out from the stage at the Ontario Science Centre into a sea of familiar faces: most of the 250-member strong Ontario Telemedicine Network team.  We were there together to mark 10 years of transforming health care in Ontario. It was an exciting...
In my previous post I reviewed some of the ways Telemedicine is being used across the province to support care of the elderly. In this post I’ll review findings from articles that explore the use and benefits of telemedicine in geriatrics. A recent article published...
There are tremendous opportunities for telemedicine use in the care of the elderly in both urban and rural settings. Typically, as people age they become mentally and physically infirm, which can make travelling distances problematic. This makes care of the elderly...