Research insight #2 – Network models of care improve lives.

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It was over 20 years ago when Vickie Cammack began working to create networks of support for people who are vulnerable. This work manifested into a social venture when Tyze was born as an online tool. This unique technology is a culmination of personal experiences, wisdom and research. “Helping one another is key to having personal meaning… Read more »

Research insight #1: People help more when plugged into a Tyze network

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Through our latest research, we discovered that people are willing to help out more than we thought. The biggest challenge is knowing how to communicate. There is often a disconnect between the caregivers who need help and the people who are ready and willing to help. That is where Tyze comes in. When support people join a… Read more »

Missing Grandpa: Caring from a Distance

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This story was written by Dr. Kerry Byrne @Kerry_Byrne   A quick Google search about long-distance caregiving yields multiple results. Research studies, practical applied tips and stories from caregivers managing care from a distance abound. These are often geared to the person responsible for providing the most care or most responsible for care of a loved… Read more »

Bulletin Magazine Features Tyze/Midland Heart Pilot

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Organisations are investing time in finding new and creative ways to deliver improved outcomes for customers in the face of the changing environment, sweeping reforms across the health, care and housing sectors and the move to more personalised services, writes Matthew Kemp from Midland Heart. Read the full article here.

Network Models of Care

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At Tyze, we are passionate about staying connected, family and friends and relationships, because we know that when people face life challenges – whether it be caregiving or a chronic disease – they are better together. To learn more, check out the  July 2012 issue of the Technology Innovation Management Review journal where Vickie Cammack, CEO  and… Read more »

Happy Intergenerational Day Canada!!

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Increasingly, our relationships with family members happen at a distance. While I live in Canada, my parents and sister are in Melbourne, Australia and my brother and his family in Sydney, Australia. I have aunts, uncles and cousins across Canada and in the UK. We are a widely dispersed bunch and I would not, except… Read more »

The Art of Giving and Receiving

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Have you received support lately—a hug, a favour, a kind word? How did it feel? And how does it feel when you give support to someone else? As social creatures we are hardwired to feel good when we give to others. In turn, the experience of receiving increases our likelihood of repeating the action ourselves—we’re… 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 »

Tyze CEO presenting at 2011 “Innovators in Action” in Kitchener

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Social Innovation involves genuinely new ways of approaching a particular social problem. Vickie Cammack’s work with Tyze Personal Networks, does exactly that. Tyze CEO, Vickie Cammack, will share her expertise in using new social technology as a tool to support and re-engage vulnerable members of our society, her first hand experience of the power of… Read more »

Tyze, A Social Innovation Story

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Tyze CEO Looks to Spread Possibility of Social Innovation and Finance Two-year old company offers lessons on pursuing profit and purpose The story of Tyze Personal Networks offers lessons for aspiring social entrepreneurs, says Tyze president and CEO Vickie Cammack. Founding Tyze, a certified B-corporation two years ago, Cammack will be sharing her experience of… Read more »