Results of a recent study show an opportunity to advance the health of Canadians through mobile apps and smart devices. It is the first comparable study of its kind internationally, and the largest ever, world-wide.
Infoway invested $368 million in 39 diagnostic imaging projects spanning every province and territory. As a result of these projects, nearly 100 per cent of all public acute care hospitals across Canada are now filmless. Digital diagnostic imaging solutions have resulted in cumulative savings of more than $9 billion in cost savings and efficiencies.
PrescribeITTM Canada’s national e-prescribing service, is continuing to demonstrate momentum with the addition of even more community pharmacy companies in the six provinces with whom PrescribeITTMhas reached agreements. PrescribeITTM is now working with 20 community pharmacy companies representing more than 3,300 pharmacies in six provinces.
Our Evaluation Services team works with our partners to assess the value of digital health projects and whether objectives have been achieved with our investments. Here are the top benefits evaluation reports and activities from Q2 July – September 2017 that you should know about.
One patient shares her reflections on the Infoway Partnership Conference, a Patients Included event. Patients, she writes, being outside of the health system, but profoundly impacted by it, might be its greatest disruptors.
Digital health is transforming the way health care is delivered and accessed by Canadians. This has created some uncertainty and concerns — not always based on the facts — about what digital health means for Canadians as well as clinicians. We’ve dispelled some of the common digital health myths.
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Every day, more of Canada’s health care system goes digital. It’s a private, secure, effective way to make health care better, for all of us.
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