Practicing and Managing Complex Patients in the COVID-19 Era

January 7, 2021
A discussion with Dr. Andrew Vellathottam and Don Watts, President, Khure Health The COVID-19 pandemic has made this year an incredibly challenging time for patients and the healthcare system – especially patients with rare and complex conditions. Don Watts, President of Khure Health sat down with Dr. Andrew Vellathottam, a family physician and FHO group lead in Scarborough, Ontario to learn how primary care physicians are adapting to practicing during COVID-19. Don Watts: Iappreciate you taking the time to talk today Dr. Vellathottam.  We’re all so grateful to everyone in healthcare for all that is being done during these difficult times, and certainly to all primary care providers, like yourself, who have also had to make significant changes to practice management and patient care to ensure everyone’s safety  Let me start by asking you about some of the key challenges you have faced managing patient care since the onset of COVID-19? Dr. Vellathottam: At the beginning of the pandemic, we were already a little ahead of the game. I had signed up and been using OTN to get virtual care going well before lockdown and had been doing phone appointments with patients before COVID-19 hit. For me it was about […]

MDBriefCase and IQVIA collaborate to provide access to specialized e-learning and engagement for HCPs in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia

January 4, 2021
4th January 2021: MDBriefcase Group Inc. (MDBC), Canada’s leading provider of online continuing medical education and professional development for healthcare providers, is excited to announce a strategic alliance with IQVIA in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia. IQVIA is a leading global provider of advanced analytics, technology solutions and clinical research services to the life sciences industry. Through this alliance, HCPs can access on-demand medical e-learning solutions and engagement services by MDBC on IQVIAs HCP Space™, a holistic networking and learning platform for healthcare professionals. With over 54,000 registered users it is one of the fastest growing platforms in the region. Professionals on HCP Space will gain access to MDBCs latest content, digital networks, and learning resources available. “We are thrilled to have the opportunity to partner with IQVIA to build upon a collective vision we share to connect and support the healthcare community. We now offer a wider and more impactful range of education and communication initiatives,” said Janet Kimura, SVP of MDBC. “This collaboration reflects our ongoing commitment to growth and enabling the healthcare community to quickly and practically integrate evidence, medical insights and knowledge from a preeminent platform that will improve the lives of the patients.” […]