Electronic Medical Record System Brings Improved Health Care to the Northwest Territories
Dr. Ewan Affleck of the Yellowknife Health and Social Services Authority talks about the benefits of the EMR system for health care providers as well as for patients, and how it is helping to improve the delivery of health care in the Northwest Territories.
Myth: There Has Been Little to No Progress in Digital Health in Canada
08 May 2017
Myth: There has been little to no progress in digital health in Canada. Fact: The key components of Canadians’ health records are now 93.8% digitized and available electronically. 73% of family physicians in Canada were using an electronic medical...
What Canadians Think about Adolescents Accessing their Electronic Personal Health Information
Posted on November 7, 2016 by Cassie Frazer As a parent of adolescents, naturally I was curious about the topic at hand — providing adolescents with access to their electronic personal health information (PHI); and I wondered about the perceptions...
Adolescent Access to Digital Health Records — Results of an Environmental Scan
Posted on October 11, 2016 by Cassie Frazer Have you ever wondered how the “electronic health system” will know who you are and whether or not you have the right to access your personal health information (PHI)? Depending on one’s age, the answers...
Pandora’s Box is Open: Mature Minors’ Access to their Health Information
Thursday, September 15, 2016 Every individual has a right to their personal health information. This includes mature minors, or adolescents – those under the age of majority. As the use of digital health technology expands across Canada, a focus on...
Pandora’s Box? Adolescent Access to Digital Health Records Research Summary
16 August 2016
This document summarizes the results of a research project that consisted of an environmental scan and literature review, a Pan-Canadian survey and focus groups, and a privacy legal framework review to better understand adult and adolescent...