Carebook’s Digital Health Solution Takes on the Challenge of Consolidated Vaccination Records Storage

“Today we move, travel, and change health care providers more than we did in previous generations. Finding old immunization information can be difficult and time-consuming. Therefore, it is critical that you keep an accurate and up-to-date record of the vaccinations you have received. Keeping an immunization record and storing it with other important documents (or in a safe place) will... Read More

Carebook’s Movement Moments

How Carebook’s people-centric model has impacted company culture during the pandemic. “I used to mindlessly move as part of my workday in the office. I’d bike to and from work; I’d get up from my desk to walk for meetings, I’d go outside with colleagues to walk during lunch. Now I’m a potato. My watch has to remind me to... Read More

Digital Pharmacy—Why Design Thinking matters for engagement and innovation

"Creating a digital pharmacy solution with a strong foundation of user insights is critical if you want to build trust and engagement. This is why we regularly test our information architecture, flows, and new concept ideas to make sure real people are truly at the center of the solution." —Andree Laroche, Lead Designer, Carebook. The foundations of Design Thinking, gaining... Read More

Trust and the Impact of AI on Healthcare—Live from CES

We just listened to a great session at CES on how AI requires the trust of people to realize its full potential. Speakers Pat Baird, Sr. Regulatory Specialist-Philips; Christina Silcox, Policy Fellow, Digital Health at Duke-Margolis Centre for Health Policy, and Jesse Ehrenfeld, Chair, Board of Trustees, American Medical Association; all noted the critical importance of excellent transparency, design, and... Read More

Fitness trackers

With the landscape of technology evolving every day, it’s no surprise how much it’s been incorporated into every aspect of our lives. Got health goals?  With fitness trackers, you can store, track and analyze data related to your activity patterns. The benefit of seeing data and activity trends can be highly motivating—and can help you attach some rewards to those NSVs... Read More

Carebook named one of Canada’s Top Small & Medium Employers

Putting people first is in Carebook's DNA, an approach that continues to drive its employee initiatives during these difficult times. MONTREAL, June 5, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Carebook has once again set itself apart by being named one of Canada's Top Small & Medium Employers by Mediacorp Canada Inc, mere months after being recognized as one of Montreal's Top Employers earlier this year. "It's incredibly... Read More

Stay connected at home

We're navigating a changing reality of physical distancing and adapting to new routines. It can be challenging and overwhelming! But we're humans. And even when we physically distance, we need to stay connected. Even though you may be physically surrounded by your immediate family, you may not feel connected. But it's important you connect, find ways to feel good about... Read More

Stay connected to others—Connection is good for our health

As you adjust to the physically-distanced situation, it's important to recognize the power and benefits of your connections—connections with people you might live with, and also connections outside your house. Connection is good for your health Stress, anxiety, and depression are health risks associated with social isolation, but staying connected—within the boundaries allowed right now—can help us stay healthy (1).... Read More

Coming Soon to Quebec, Canada: My Vitals | COVID-19 app

COMING SOON to Quebec: The My Vitals | COVID-19 app by Carebook is designed in collaboration with the Jewish General Hospital in Montreal. Launching early May, 2020. "Medical staff and patients at the Jewish General Hospital will be using a potentially powerful new tool in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic in the coming days — a smartphone app that will allow users... Read More

Eat a rainbow of fruits & veggies

The science behind the advice to eat all the colors of fruits and vegetables. Fact: Half of every plate should be filled with fruit and vegetables! Fact: Along with other healthy lifestyle choices, eating a variety of healthy foods (including fruit and veggies) can help prevent chronic diseases like heart disease and type 2 diabetes. Fact: It’s important to eat... Read More