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- Personalized medicine in the age of Big Data
Intuitively, medical treatment that is tailored to our individual physical needs makes sense. For example, the best treatment for me for a particular condition may not be the best for you. This is the goal of personalized medicine. The scope of personalized medicine can be fuzzy, but the Centers for … Read more »
- World Health Organization Digital Health Guidelines
Recently the World Health Organization (WHO) published a guideline entitled “Recommendations on Digital Interventions for Health System Strengthening.” The guideline responds to the World Health Assembly Resolution on Digital Health, approved by Member States in 2018, which tasked the WHO to provid … Read more »
- Is a wave of digital health patent litigation coming?
Representative drawing of Canadian Patent No. 2,233,794, entitled “ Method and apparatus for the management of medical files” At least since the last century, the introduction of significant advances in technology is often accompanied by patent litigation. Many people will be aware of the numerous l … Read more »
- Drug and medical device clinical trial information is now publicly available in Canada
Regulations made under Vanessa’s law target clinical trial information transparency for Canadian drug and medical device approvals. On March 20, 2019, new regulations relating to clinical trial information transparency were published in the Canada Gazette, part II. There are two parts to the regulat … Read more »
- Bill 74 – What’s in it for digital health?
On February 26, 2019, the Ontario government introduced Bill 74, The People’s Health Care Act, 2019, which would make drastic changes to the health care system. Schedule 1 of the Bill, The Connecting Care Act, 2019, (the “CCA”) provides most of the substance to the Bill. In the Minister’s announceme … Read more »
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