April 2020 | The Montreal Gazette published a news article describing how the MUHC is using Opal to help treat cancer patients safely during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Quebec Breast Cancer Foundation Gala
March 2020 | The Opal team were awarded the Prix Banque Nationale 2020–Innovation et soutien à la communauté from the Quebec Breast Cancer Foundation.
January 2020 | The Opal app is featured on Radio Canada’s New Year Télé Journal. Interview with Opal co-founder Dr. Tarek Hijal.
RI-MUHC and MUHC Foundation
November 2019 | The Opal team was awarded the Trottier-Webster award for innovation at Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre for their project to build blockchain data donation into Opal.
November 2019 | Opal co-founder Dr. John Kildea is interviewed about Opal on Global News Focus Montreal.
Quebec eHealth Awards Gala
October 2019 | Opal was presented with the eHealth Solution of 2019 Award at the Le Point santé et service sociaux gala in Drummondville, Quebec.
Prix d’excellence awards gala
May 2019 | The Opal Health Informatics Group of the MUHC and RI-MUHC is awarded the most prestigious award in the Quebec healthcare network, the Prix d’excellence–Ministers’ Choice Award.
June 2019 | The La Presse newspaper publishes a touching story about Opal co-founder Prof. Laurie Hendren and her quest to build Opal to improve the experiences of patients in Quebec.