Tyze Featured in Tedx Talk

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Tyze was featured in a Tedx talk given by Dr. Onil Bhattacharyya 11 min mark) fascinating talk where Dr. Bhattacharyya talks about shifting from an individual model of care to a network model of care :http://www.tedxstouffville.com/speakers.php#Onil    

Vickie Cammack To Recieve 2012 BC Community Achievement Award

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  Tyze CEO Vickie Cammack and her husband Al Etmanski will be honoured among the recipients of this year’s BC Community Achievement Awards, established to recognize and celebrate the spirit, imagination, dedication and contribution of British Columbians to their communities. An independent advisory council selects the recipients of the British Columbia Community Achievement Awards and… Read more »

Our Family, Our Computer – We Innovate!

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  In her latest blog post, author Donna Thomson writes about how she uses Tyze to coordinate care for her son, Nick: “…there IS one social media tool that is essential to Nick’s health and social care.  It’s called Tyze.  Tyze is an online social media platform that is completely private – it even has a… Read more »

John, Matthew and Nancy Share Their Tyze Stories

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In this video three Tyze users, John, Matthew and Nancy, share their different experiences using Tyze. “Different things about Tyze grab people in different ways,” says John. “It is entirely legitimate using it whatever way fits your particular circumstances.” Tyze helped John care for his elderly father who lived Scotland. Matthew uses Tyze to coordinate… Read more »

Electronic Health Records – What’s in Store?

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Wikipedia defines an electric health record (EHR) as: “An evolving concept defined as a systematic collection of electronic health information about individual patients or populations. It is a record in digital format that is theoretically capable of being shared across different health care settings.” The power and potential of EHRs has yet to be fully… Read more »

Federal Minister of State for Seniors Visits Tyze

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  Today Tyze Personal Neworks enjoyed an in-person visit from The Hon. Alice Wong, PC, MP, Minister of State for Seniors. The Minister serves as an advocate for senior’s issues at the Cabinet table and paid Tyze a visit as she has a particular interest in programs that can help improve the quality of life… Read more »

Guardian Newspaper calls Tyze “Innovation”

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What kinds of health and social innovations will achieve the most impact in the near future? Which will make the most of community contributions to support wellness? (Hint: Tyze!) Learn about Tyze and other highlighted health innovations in Geoff Mulgan’s article in today’s issue of the Guardian UK. Geoff suggests six areas where the healthcare sector… Read more »

Tyze on the Radio

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On a recent episode of Dr. Gordon Atherly’s radio show, Family Caregivers Unite! Tyze CEO Vickie Cammack discussed the power and potential of personal online networks. Questions about the role of networks in supporting family caregivers were addressed as well as was how to respect caregivers as a rich source of information, innovation and expertise…. Read more »

It Takes a Village

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(And a Computer And a Horse) You know, perspective is a funny thing. The view is much clearer when you’re on Fresco, a gigantic draft horse wearing nothing but a thick pad with handles. From up there, you can see far and wide. You’re alive too—caught up in a jumble of movement, muscles and horse… Read more »

The Ancient Art of Hospitality

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Hospitality transforms work into life. – Jacques Dufresne A winding path leads to Lyn’s brightly painted front door. The bell is barely rung and there she is, eyes twinkling, smile beaming, extending her hand in welcome. ‘How lovely to see you,’ Lyn says in her low, genteel voice. She takes my coat while asking how… Read more »