Technology put a man on the moon but in Nova Scotia (and several other provinces) efforts to computerize a patient’s medical history continue to confound and disappoint despite the expenditure of tens of millions of dollars. Last week, Health Minister Randy Delorey was forced to announce the company which for the past three years had...
News 1. Straight Outta Spryfield “After a month of waiting with boat ready to go, a new ferry service across the Northwest Arm is set to begin service sometime this week, or early next,” reports Examiner transportation columnist Erica Butler: David Backman will be running his new 22-foot saltwater pontoon boat from the dock near […]
November subscription drive Today, I could write a long thing telling you about how important your subscription is, or you could read what I wrote yesterday and today I’ll just post a picture of a cute dog: Your dog can also wear a Halifax Examiner T-shirt, but only if your dog buys an annual subscription. […]
1. OPOR “This is a story about a potential half-billion-dollar health-care services contract, alleged cozy dinners between bidders and bureaucrats, an unusual legal letter and accusations the government’s tender process was unfair,” writes Chronicle Herald reporter Paul Schneidereit: The planned purchase of a new provincewide electronic health record (EHR) system — expected to cost in the hundreds […]