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How Mobile Technology Is Changing Canadian Health Care

When it comes to healthcare, where much of what trainees learn in medical school is decades behind current practice, the time is ripe to apply principles of innovation -- both in ideas and action, to improve healthcare and health management for all Canadians. In particular, mobile health technology, or simple "mhealth" has the potential to get rid of silos so typical of modern-day academic medicine, and leverage expertise from the business and technology world.