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, worldwide.
Connected Health is having your health information electronically available to any health care provider caring for you. Clinicians are increasingly able to view lab results, diagnostic imaging, prescription medications, immunization information for a patient regardless of who ordered/administered them and where they were conducted.
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 Q3 October – December 2017 that you should know about.
Canadians are living longer, with a greater burden of chronic diseases, meaning physicians are caring for patients with multiple, and increasingly complex medical issues, making EMRs and related systems essential tools for physicians.
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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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.