Over the past decade, Infoway has invested in telehomecare programs in Canada, delivering health services to patients in the comfort of their own home. Read our new blog post to see how our investments have impacted the health care system and provided benefits to Canadians.
People in crisis across the country will soon be able to reach help via text. Infoway and Kids Help Phone have formed a partnership to help expand the reach of Crisis Text Line powered by Kids Help Phone. Crisis Text Line, will provide people in Canada with the first ever, 24/7, free nationwide crisis texting service. It will be especially relevant for people living in remote or rural areas where such services can be limited.
Sometimes when life gets in the way, it can be difficult to find the time to get a prescription filled. e-Prescribing can add a little bit of much-needed convenience and peace of mind to our lives.
The latest Infoway pan-Canadian study Connected Health Information in Canada: A Benefits Evaluation Studyreveals significant financial and time saving benefits of using connected health information for patients, providers, the health system and the economy.
This study, published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research, examines the diffusion of the digital self-tracking movement in Canada, where a quarter of all Canadians currently owns a wearable or smart medical device.
Non-adherence to medication can lead to adverse patient outcomes and increased health system costs. But would a process facilitating notification of non-adherence infringe upon the autonomy of individuals or breach expectations of privacy? A new paper explores the ethics of monitoring patients’ adherence to medication.
Think digital health isn’t making a difference? Think again.
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.
Watch real stories of Canadians showcasing the possibilities of digital health.