May 2018 | For opioid addicts in Michigan, online help when no doctor is near

“Zain Ismail, a senior consultant with the Henry Ford Health System who is familiar with Workit Health said “the technology piece is huge. This gives them an element of support so the people can begin getting help in the privacy of their home. They don’t have to change their entire day.”

May 2018 | Crain's Detroit Business - 20 in their 20's Class of 2018

These young Detroiters are making a difference by opening doors for themselves — and for their city. Read about this year’s Twenty in Their 20s class.

November, 2017 | Innovation Focus at TechTown Event

MedHealth is leading a collaborative, cross-border initiative that leverages the combined assets and
opportunities of Southeast Michigan and Southwest Ontario to advance the region’s status as a hub of innovation within the medical industry…


October 24, 2017 | La innovación no solo debe ser en tecnología

[From Spanish] Innovation, especially in the field of medicine, does not only have to be done in technology. It is also indispensable in education (academia), in the pharmaceutical industry, among others, affirmed Kathy Malas and Zain Ismail when offering the conference “Development and management of innovation in health institutions”, within the Jalisco Health Tech Forum.

March 13, 2016 | Bed that converts to wheelchair puts nurses, doctors in driver's seat

zz52ngjmBob Karwal, CEO, Karetech Medical Devices Inc. When his sister injured her back after lifting a patient, a young Bob Karwal thought it was an inevitable part of his sister’s nursing job. Yet many years later, when the mechanical engineer tried finding a suitable wheelchair for his grandfather, he said, “enough is enough.” “We have robots that lift door panels to help workers in the factory, we should have things of this nature to help lift your…

January 12, 2016 | Leamington hospital helps to develop robotic wheelchair bed

ws_300x300_rgbLeamington’s hospital will play a major role in developing a futuristic robotic device that’s both a bed and a wheelchair. The collaboration agreement was announced Monday between KAREtech Medical Devices of Farmington Hills, Mich., and Leamington District Memorial Hospital, which will become the Canadian demonstration site for KAREtech’s Integrated Healthcare Platform and will provide the company with expert feedback.

September 2015 | Career Advice for Windsor Essex...Translate, Retool, Re-Imagine!

Six years ago, I found myself speeding home towards Windsor on the 401 from Guelph in the back seat of the family pick up truck, with all my stuff in tow. I had failed at accomplishing my dreams of being the next Isadore Sharp, the next great Canadian Hotelier…

August 6, 2015 | The LDMH Neighbourhood of Care

ontariologo_lhin_enA community hub for mental health and addiction services. The LDMH Neighbourhood of Care is improving resident’s access to addiction and mental health services by bringing health service providers together in one location. Located on-site at the Leamington District Memorial Hospital (LDMH) campus, the Neighbourhood of Care is currently home to 18 agencies who are offering programming out of the hospital, free of charge.

May 6, 2015 | When Students Hack Healthcare with a Hospital Magic Happens

tech-twon-logoDuring the pitches on the first night of Hacking Health – Windsor Detroit, a silence and awe fell over the room when several high school girls took to the microphone and delivered a well-honed one minute pitch. They talked about a need to track their mental health as teens in order to better communicate with their “circle of care” for better diagnosis, understanding, and overall well-being.

May 5, 2015 | Leamington entry wins international health event's top prize

ws_300x300_rgbThe experience gained from the three-day Windsor-Detroit Hacking Health event was the real prize, but a combined team of students and health-care professionals from Leamington decided if you’re in it you might as well win it. The decision by the Leamington District Memorial Hospital and Leamington District Secondary School to partner proved an inspired one when the locals walked away with top spot and $12,000 worth of awards this past weekend.

April 29, 2015 | Leamington hospital partnering with high school to develop mental health app

ws_300x300_rgbHoping to tap into the very minds they’re trying help, Leamington District Memorial Hospital is reaching out to local high school students for inspiration in designing a mental health app aimed at their peers. Four students and two teachers from Leamington Secondary School have taken on that challenge in partnering with the hospital for the Windsor-Detroit Health Hacking event being held at Wayne State University beginning Friday.

January 26, 2015 | Healthcare sector offers opportunity for youth

There is a lot of innovation happening in this region,” Zain Ismailinnovation manager at the Leamington District Memorial Hospital, said recently.

2013 | Health Sciences: Hotelier Turned Hospital Executive

workforce-logo-white-backgroundWorkforce WindsorEssex is excited to welcome you to our Promising Sectors blog series. This series features people who are working in the promising sectors in Windsor-Essex. The blog updates will give you an insider perspective on what working in the sectors look like, as local professionals share their career journey, their insight and advice.