Technology Access Centre in Digital Health at MEDIC


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The mHealth and eHealth Development and Innovation Centre (MEDIC) helps companies, start-ups, not-for-profits, and government organizations develop and implement innovative digital health solutions
to improve patient care.

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The Mohawk mHealth & eHealth Development and Innovation Centre (MEDIC) provides testing, teaming, tooling and training services for organizations and companies in the healthcare IT sector.

Through MEDIC, clients can access a working eHealth ecosystem, including the technology, know-how and industry contacts that are necessary in the development and commercialization of new health IT innovations. As an online "living-lab" environment, MEDIC allows stakeholders to work through a significant part of their development in a cost-effective, secure, efficient manner.

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Technology Access Centre in Digital Health

Mohawk College is Canada's only Technology Access Centre with a focus in digital health, healthcare standards and interoperability. 

A Technology Access Centre (TAC) is a centre affiliated with a Canadian college or cégep applied research office that provides access to specialized technology, equipment, and expertise to local industry – particularly small- and medium-sized enterprises – with the goal of enhancing their productivity and innovation. TACs also connect companies to additional sources of advice, service, expertise and funding.

The Technology Access Centre in Digital Health at MEDIC is funded by NSERC and is a member of Tech-Access Canada. 

Expertise and Services 

MEDIC provides:

  • A collaborative environment for stakeholders to work together
  • Access to expert design and implementation assistance for stakeholders
  • Access to specifications, system documentation repositories and best practice guidance and tooling
  • Access to an online, sandboxed version of the eHealth ecosystem where health care providers and software vendors begin their interface work safely and cost-efficiently
  • Interface compliance testing process based on regulatory standards and guidelines
  • Just-in-time training for health system personnel requiring assistance with new concepts

 MEDIC's services are classified under teaming, testing, tooling and training. Each specialized service provides a unique competitive advantage to your organization.

  • Teaming: Expand your technical capacity and capability.
  • Testing: Ensure product success and compliance.
  • Tooling: Speed your development process.
  • Training: Sharing our digital health knowledge and expertise.

The cost of undertaking an applied research project will vary, depending on scope of project and available funding opportunities. 

Featured Projects

Innovation Lab

 Innovation Lab Powered by MEDIC

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Building digital health in Tanzania 

Smartview project

Supporting remote monitoring

Events, Workshops and Training

MEDIC can provide customized insight, training and education in the areas around:

  • Digital health systems design patterns and standards.
  • Business opportunities and issues in Canada, USA, Europe, Africa, Asia.
  • Best Practices in software coding.
  • Emerging interoperability standards, such as Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR).
  • Privacy and security policies, standards and technologies.
  • IHE Connectathon preparation best Practices.

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Annual Events


Apps for Health and FHIR North


Funders, Supporters and Partners

MEDIC supports and advances industry innovation in digital health with the assistance of the following funders, supporters and partners.


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Canada Health Infoway

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Hamilton Health Sciences

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Hamilton Economic Development

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Current Mohawk Students

Want to volunteer in the lab? andrea.johnson4 [at] (subject: Mohawk%20Energy%20Research%20Centre) (Contact us directly.)
Want to use the equipment for your capstone project? andrea.johnson4 [at] (subject: Mohawk%20Energy%20Research%20Centre) (Contact us directly.)
Want to use the equipment for your business idea? surge [at] (subject: Business%20idea-3D%20Printing) (Contact SURGE.)