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Personal posts from our company and key executives.

April 22, 2021

Medchart Raises $17M to Transform Business Beyond Care

Cloud-based Platform Powers Patient-authorized Information for Businesses, Researchers, and Consumer Services

April 22, 2021

A Personal Letter on Business Beyond Care

A personal letter by James Bateman, co-founder and CEO of Medchart, with insights around Medchart's Series A and future

March 30, 2021

Medical Records Technology Key for Smaller PI Firms Punching Above Weight

Little efficiencies, when amplified over hundreds of thousands of documents, can save real time

March 1, 2021

Charting the future of medical record retrieval for PI

There was a clear need for a digital platform to help coordinate retrieval and storage

January 22, 2021

Forward Thinkers: PI Firms Should Embrace Technological Innovations to Remain Competitive

It’s no secret the legal world moves slowly in most things, and embracing technology is no exception. But as the market changes and innovations are more readily accessible, law firms should prepare for clients demanding a more tech-forward approach.

October 1, 2020

The Personal Injury Lawyer’s Guide to Virtual Events in Canada: October 2020 Edition

Lawyers who enjoyed attending conferences and networking events before the pandemic may be missing the educational and social elements. Thankfully, there are many options available for information-packed conferences and networking events you can attend remotely.

September 8, 2020

Medchart Certified as a Great Place to Work®

Medchart is proud to announce that we have been certified as a Great Place to Work® after a thorough and independent analysis conducted by Great Place to Work® Institute Canada.

September 8, 2020

Medchart Certified as a Great Place to Work®

Medchart is proud to announce that we have been certified as a Great Place to Work® after a thorough and independent analysis conducted by Great Place to Work® Institute Canada.

September 1, 2020

The Personal Injury Lawyer’s Guide to Virtual Events in the US: September 2020 Edition

Do you miss education and social events for lawyers? Check out some upcoming virtual educational and networking events curated by Medchart team for the US personal injury lawyers.

August 28, 2020

The Personal Injury Lawyer’s Guide to Virtual Events in Canada: September 2020 Edition

Lawyers who enjoyed attending conferences and networking events before the pandemic may be missing the educational and social elements. Thankfully, there are many options available for information-packed conferences and networking events you can attend remotely.

August 19, 2020

Stay Organized: 5 Essential Tools for Personal Injury Lawyers Who Work From Home

‍The world as we know it is changing. The legal industry must accommodate these changes. With an endless number of sites, tools, and resources out there, how do you know what’s worth your time?

June 1, 2020

Legal industry veteran joins Medchart to revolutionize medical records for personal injury and mass tort attorneys

Toronto-based Medchart, which enables the electronic transfer of medical records through express patient consent, has hired Anand Ablack as its Head of Partnerships and Business Development.

July 25, 2019

What's the true cost to request a medical record?

Requesting medical records is a time consuming and often times frustrating experience. See the true time and material costs of requesting records.

May 28, 2019

Health TO June 2019

Don't miss the future with James Bateman, CEO @ Medchart. Catch James talk about the future of healthcare on June 5th at HealthTO.

May 9, 2019

Electronic signatures and privacy

What are the rules when it comes to accepting electronic signatures for the release of information and medical record requests? We have the answer directly from the legislation.

April 27, 2019

How long does it take to get a medical record?

Requesting medical records can be a complete black box. Tracking or following up on a manual request is difficult and in many cases. See how long it takes to get records.

April 26, 2019

Timing your medical record request

Average turnaround statistics show that health providers will release medical records and imaging at this general rate: 60% of all your records in 30 days, 90% in 60 days, and 99% in 90 days. To be safe and ensure you have those medical records for a doctor's visit or personal injury trial, you should ensure to request records at least 3 - 4 months before they are required to be used.

April 25, 2019

What is a substitute decision maker for medical records requests?

What is a substitute decision maker? When are they needed? How do you prove your status? We answer all these questions so you know what you need to request medical records.

April 25, 2019

Medchart is forging into uncharted territory

The Globe and Mail featured Medchart's journey in an article about pivoting as a startup and finding the right course.

April 23, 2019

How much do medical records cost?

Requesting medical records can be an opaque process. See what the province of Ontario has decided as a reasonable charge for medical records.

May 10, 2018

Dennis Giokas, former Canada Health Infoway CTO, joins Medchart as CIO

After 14 years as the chief technology officer at the crown corporation that has been working on the implementation of Electronic Health Records with the provinces, Dennis Giokas is joining Medchart!

January 4, 2018

Medchart part of $5.47 million healthcare technology fund

Medchart is chosen to be part of a $5.47 million dollar healthcare technologies fund run by the Ontario government.

May 23, 2017

Health TO: Health Tech - The view from Toronto

Watch and listen to James Bateman, CEO of Medchart give the Health TO crowd a primer on the future of health technology.

Medchart Partners With the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles

New member benefit partnership will help CAALA members practicing personal injury, mass tort and medical malpractice

Technology, legislation impacting class action vs mass tort debate in Canada

They’re different tools in the toolbox — but they need to be applied to the right cases

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