New magazine for physician office IT announced
TORONTO – Canadian Healthcare Technology magazine has
announced the launch of a new publication called Technology for Doctors.
The new, quarterly magazine will be aimed at doctors working outside of
hospitals; the first issue is to be published in October 2004.
The magazine will begin with a circulation of 12,000 physician offices
across Canada, comprising a cross-section of GPs and specialists,
including 700 independent DI clinics.
General practitioners and specialists working in clinics outside of
hospitals have traditionally used paper charts, faxes and regular mail
for record-keeping and communication – methods no faster than the days
of the Pony Express.
Recently, however, physicians have begun to computerize their offices,
opting for the faster access to information, decision support tools,
storage solutions and improved accuracy that come with information
Technology for Doctors magazine will provide physicians across Canada
with up-to-date news, analysis, opinion and commentary on developments
that affect them. It will outline leading technological solutions for
doctors and show how they're being implemented in clinics across the
"Physicians have told us there is a real need for a publication of this
kind," said Jerry Zeidenberg, publisher of Canadian Healthcare
Technology and the new magazine, Technology for Doctors. "They say it's
the right magazine at the right time."
Technology for Doctors will be edited by Issie Rabinovitch, PhD, a
long-time columnist for Canadian Healthcare Technology. He will
coordinate a team of experienced journalists and consultants, as well as
physicians who will write articles for the magazine.
Topics to be covered in the magazine include:
• Leading government and community programs for physician I.T.;
• Profiles of significant I.T. projects for doctors;
• Experiences of doctors who have implemented computerized systems.
• How-to articles;
• Trends pieces – what to expect in technology.
• Analysis of the pro's and con's of various solutions.
• ROI analysis of solutions implemented by clinics.
For more information about Technology for Doctors, including advertising
rates, click to view our on-line
media kit. For the submission of story ideas, please call