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  • Projects List

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    As of September 30, 2015, 98 per cent of the funding Infoway has received from the federal government has been approved for projects, and 86 per cent of the approved funds have been expended. Remaining funds will be expended as agreed. Infoway...

  • Patient portals open the door to patient-driven care

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    For many years, health care has been a rather one-sided affair. You went to your doctor's office and told her how you felt. After that, your role was mainly to fill out forms and follow your doctor's orders.

  • Increased Use of Digital Health Innovation Recognized

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    Infoway Accelerate Challenge Teams Benefit Nearly 20,000 Canadians September 16, 2014 (Ottawa) – Three Canadian digital health leaders emerged as the award recipients in the Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) Accelerate Challenge, launched to help...

  • Improving Patient Care and Outcomes

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    Remote Patient Monitoring Project Will Enhance Chronic Disease Management February 13, 2015 (St. John's) – A pilot project to remotely monitor patients with select chronic diseases will help these individuals better manage their health and reduce the...

  • Connecting Patients with Providers: A Pan-Canadian Study on Remote Patient Monitoring, Executive Summary


    09 June 2014

    Connecting Patients with Providers: A Pan-Canadian Study on Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) was commissioned to investigate the current state of RPM in Canada and help inform the potential for broader implementation across Canada. The study suggests...

  • Electronic Medical Records Deliver Efficiencies, Patient Safety, Improved Communication

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    More than $1.3 billion in benefits since 2006: New study April 22, 2013 (Toronto, ON) – With a two-fold increase in adoption since 2006, use of electronic medical records (EMR) in community-based practices in Canada has yielded efficiency and patient...

  • Empowering Patients and Families

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    The goal of Infoway’s work is to benefit Canadians, so it is important that they have a strong and proactive voice and role. Our strategy includes: Listening to the needs and perspectives of individual Canadians through surveys, focus groups, and...

  • Innovation Challenge Fuels Consumer and Clinician Use of Health IT

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    ImagineNation Outcomes Challenge teams surpass 1 million uses of qualified e-health solutions since January August 14, 2012 (Toronto, ON) - From patients booking medical appointments online to pathologists using e-tools to record and report cancer test...

  • Infoway Challenge Sparks Innovations for Health Care

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    ImagineNation Ideas Challenge Winners Announced July 5, 2011 (Toronto, ON) - Imagine having your child's immunization record at the click of a mouse, as well as email alerts when they need a vaccination.

  • Open Innovation Challenge Delivers New Data on Appropriateness of Care

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    New model tested to support evidence-informed decision making September 16, 2015 (Toronto) – Teams from across Canada raced to answer pressing questions about the healthcare system for an opportunity to take part in up to $80,000 in awards. During the...

  • Remote Patient Monitoring could improve the quality of life for patients

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    Although Canada’s health care system faces many challenges ahead, there is also tremendous innovation happening that is transforming the way health care is delivered. Through the use of technology, for example, health care can be brought closer to the...

  • Better Care for Ontario’s Children with Electronic Lab Results

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    November 28, 2012 (Toronto, Ontario) For the first time in the province, children will benefit from their pediatric care providers having access to the online lab results contained in the Ontario laboratories information system (OLIS). This means that...

  • More than 1.2 million patients in Eastern Ontario to benefit from two new ehealth solutions

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    February 8, 2012 (Ottawa, ON) - The Ottawa Hospital (TOH) and Hawkesbury & District General Hospital (HGH) today announced two innovative ehealth projects designed to better serve more than 1.2 million patients in Eastern Ontario.

  • Have and have not: Exploring the gap between patient online services Canadians want and what they have

    November 14, 2014 The use of consumer health solutions is growing every day but how ready are we for change? In this webinar, we discussed the progress of consumer health solutions, enablers and barriers to change, and what Canada Health Infoway is...

  • Infoway one of two organizations representing Canada at The Power of Open: A Global Discussion

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    Event coincides with Opening of United Nations Session September 20, 2011 (New York, NY) - Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) today served as an example of how to foster innovation at an international event to celebrate the launch of The Open Government...

  • First Digital Health Week Launches in Canada

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    Working together to improve care for Canadians through Digital Health November 10, 2014 (Toronto) – Leading Canadian healthcare organizations are pleased to announce the launch of the first-ever Digital Health Week in Canada, taking place from November...

  • CHEO Has Glimpsed the Future; and It is Paperless

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    Federal Minister of Health Ambrose Marks Significant Milestone in Healthcare Innovation November 20, 2013 (Ottawa, ON) – The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) today announced its innovation roadmap and the successful “go live” of the first...

  • Challenge to Accelerate Clinical Value using Technology Kicks Off

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    Over $1 million dollars available to be won September 15, 2011 (Toronto, ON) - Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) today launched its ImagineNation Outcomes Challenge, which will accelerate the use of innovative IT solutions with the potential to improve...

  • Alberta launches patient portal and wait times website

    Susan Anderson, executive director of the Information Management Branch, Alberta Health and Wellness, talks about Netcare, MyHealth, the wait times website and benefits for patients.

  • Wanted: Innovations that Improve Health Care using Information Technology

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    Infoway invites Canadian innovators to join first-ever results-based ImagineNation Outcomes Challenge May 4, 2011 (Stratford, ON) - Canadian innovators are invited to participate in the ImagineNation Outcomes Challenge announced Dr. Jennifer Zelmer,...

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