Recognizing that the burgeoning field of information technology offered new possibilities for improving the quality of patient care and enhancing healthcare outcomes, in 2000 Alpha created Alpha IT – a division of the company focused on conducting innovative information technology research and developing practical IT solutions to contemporary healthcare challenges.
Three fundamental principles drive Alpha IT’s approach to research: leveraging our multidisciplinary R&D team, following a disciplined research methodology; and conducting all our research in Canada, not overseas. All our research is overseen by the company’s director of research, Dr. William Melek, PhD, PEng. Read More
While Alpha IT possesses a wealth of full-time internal expertise, it actively engages in strategic partnerships with leading academic institutions in order to jointly explore new frontiers in healthcare research and practice. Read More
Over the past decade, Alpha IT has been actively working on a range of projects – many involving Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Artificial Neural Networks (ANN) – to help advance the quality of care provided by physicians, and improve the efficacy and efficiency of the broader healthcare system. Read More