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Ontario’s digital health program has a data quality problem, despite billions in spending

Digital health is about applying advanced information technologies to enable free flow of patient information across the circle of care. For patients, that means every health-care provider they see at different locations should be able to access relevant health record information quickly and efficiently. Digital health technology, such as electronic health records, is believed to enhance patient-centred care, improve integrated Read More

International education boom predicted, despite decline in Chinese students

New analysis predicts Australian universities will continue to enjoy “booming” demand from international students despite a forecast drop from China, which dominates the market. While Australia is predicted to this year overtake Britain and become second only to the US as the most popular destination for international students, the analysis notes the dangers of over-reliance on China and the opportunities to Read More

Despite boycott calls of Chinese goods, Xiaomi sells 1 mn handsets in India in 18 days

Beijing: Chinese cellphone maker Xiaomi has sold a record one million smartphones in India in 18 days during the Diwali festive season, despite boycott calls of Chinese goods in the country, state media reported today. The Beijing-based company now aims at becoming largest smartphone vendor in India, the world’s fastest growing handset market, in the next three to five years, Read More

Cyrus Mistry: Tata Nano survived despite losses due to emotional reasons

Recently ousted Chairman of Tata Motors, Cyrus Mistry in his letter to Tata Sons and Tata Trust board members states that only emotional reasons kept the Nano project alive. Reports indicate that the project was facing a cost overrun and losing money which peaked to about Rs 1,000 crore. The letter also states that, “Another challenge in shutting it down Read More

Williams sisters, other US athletes let off by WADA despite positive dope test?

Confidential athlete medical data relating to last month’s Rio Olympics has been hacked and published by a Russian cyber espionage group with the threat of more to come, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said on Tuesday. It identified the group as Tsar Team (APT28), also known as Fancy Bear. The www.fancybear.net website said it had information about a number of Read More

Ethiopia will welcome Feyisa Lilesa despite protest gesture: Official

Ethiopia will not bar runner Feyisa Lilesa from entering the country after he made an anti-government gesture upon finishing second in the Olympic marathon on Sunday, an official said. Lilesa held his arms over his head, wrists crossed, as he strode across the finish line to claim the silver medal in Rio de Janeiro – mimicking a sign taken up Read More

No panic at Celtic despite shock loss to part-timers: Brendan Rodgers

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers will not press the panic button after his side’s embarrassing defeat to part-timers Lincoln Red Imps from Gibraltar in the first-leg of their Champions League qualifier on Tuesday. Striker Lee Casciaro, a policeman, scored in the 48th minute to condemn the former European champions to arguably their worst ever defeat on a night when former Liverpool Read More

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BP chief receives 20% pay hike despite record loss and 7,000 axed jobs

High Pay Centre says £14m earned by Bob Dudley last year during crisis at oil firm shows it is ‘losing contact with reality’ The High Pay Centre asked if Dudley was being rewarded for getting rid of people. Photograph: Eric Piermont/AFP/Getty Images Bob Dudley, the chief executive of BP, earned nearly $20m last year – at a time when the Read More