Cable & Telecom

Telus Health enables patient videoconferencing to reduce Covid-19 risk

VANCOUVER — Telus Health announced Wednesday it is adding patient videoconferencing functionality to its electronic medical records (EMRs) offering, enabling 26,000 Canadian family doctors across Canada to conduct virtual visits with their patients for free while reducing Covid-19 exposure risk. Telus Health says it accelerated the development of this virtual video functionality in response to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, now that physicians across the country can use virtual care fee codes. Offered as a free service for the first four months, this new feature allows physicians to virtually support their own roster of patients while maintaining continuity of care and...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.