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Digital Scholarship Centre Will Revolutionize Research

Wade Hemsworth | McMaster University Library | December 5, 2012

An emerging form of scholarship is getting a running start at McMaster, with strong support from a forward-looking couple who had a special understanding of the power of learning. Read More »

MacMaster University’s Digital Brain Trust Hangs Out Shingle

Teri Pecoskie | TheSpec.com | November 30, 2012

McMaster is opening the information floodgates. On Friday, the university will officially open the Lewis and Ruth Sherman Centre for Digital Scholarship. The centre, made possible by a $2.5-million gift from the Shermans’ foundation, has the power to vastly change the way many students, faculty members and researchers at Mac gather and analyze information. Read More »

McMaster Gets $5.8 Million To Improve Electronic Health Records

Joanna Frketich | TheSpec.com | September 13, 2012

McMaster University is getting $5.8 million from the federal government to create a personal health record that will let patients take control of their information and communicate with doctors online — including making appointments. Read More »

Top Cardiologist Blasts Nutrition Guidelines

Larry Huston | MedPage Today | February 27, 2017

One of the world's top cardiologists says that many of the major nutrition guidelines have no good basis in science. "I'm not a nutrition scientist and that may be an advantage because every week in the newspaper we read something is good for you and the same thing the next week is bad for you," said Salim Yusuf, MD, DPhil, (McMaster University), at Cardiology Update 2017, a symposium presented by the European Society of Cardiology and the Zurich Heart House...

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WELL Health Acquires NerdEMR, Largest OSCAR Open Source EHR Provider in British Columbia

Press Release | WELL Health Technologies Corp. | November 15, 2018

WELL Health Technologies Corp., a company focused on consolidating and modernizing clinical and digital assets within the primary healthcare sector, is pleased to announce it has entered into an arm's length share purchase agreement dated November 14, 2018 (the "Agreement") with the shareholders of NerdEMR..."We're excited to welcome the very talented and committed staff of NerdEMR to the WELL Health family," said Hamed Shahbazi, Chairman and CEO of WELL Health Technologies "NerdEMR is the leading OSCAR service provider in BC with approximately 220 medical clinics under contract. The closing of this transaction will catapult WELL into the National EMR marketplace with a premier asset."

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