The mydoctor.ca Health Portal enables physicians and patients to "discuss
OTTAWA, June 4 /CNW Telbec/ -
What: Canadian Medical Association (CMA) President, Dr. Robert
Ouellet, will unveil a new online diabetes management module,
the latest addition to the mydoctor.ca Health Portal launched
The new module, created by Practice Solutions, a CMA company,
will allow patients and physicians to share important
diabetes-related information such as blood sugar, weight and
exercise results in a collaborative online environment.
Media are invited to participate in a webinar briefing lead by
Dr. Ouellet, which will include a demonstration of the diabetes
component of the mydoctor.ca Health Portal.
When: Tuesday, June 9, 2009
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (EST)
Agenda: 11:00 - Introductions
11:01 - Dr. Robert Ouellet, President of CMA
11:05 - Larry Mohr, President of Practice Solutions
11:10 - Dr. Jay Mercer, Medical Director of CMA.ca, leads a
DEMO of mydoctor.ca Health Portal
11:20 - Wrap up
11:25 - Q&A
How: Please dial in by phone at 888-789-9572 (passcode 1462530) and
log on to the following URL:
Facts: - By 2010 it is estimated that diabetes will cost the Canadian
healthcare system $15.6 billion per year.
- Over two million Canadians have diabetes and that number is
expected to reach three million by 2010.
For further information:
For further information: Lucie Boileau, Media Relations Manager,
Canadian Medical Association, (800) 663-7336, (613) 731-8610, ext. 1266,
Cell.: (613) 447-0866, firstname.lastname@example.org