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  • Supporting Spread: Lessons from the California Improvement Network

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    This white paper chronicles lessons from the California Improvement Network (CIN), whose partner organizations focus on spreading the best ideas in chronic disease care to more California providers.

  • LEADing Practices: Barbara Currie & Kelly Phalen-Kelly Digital Health in Canada Interview 2014

    Hear from the LEADing Practice award recipients - recorded at the 2014 Advancing Care Peer Leader Symposium, hosted by Canada Health Infoway: Barbara Currie & Kelly Phalen-Kelly discuss how an electronic database on inflammatory bowel disease helps them...

  • Peer Leader Testimonials: Digital Health Solutions in Action - Part 1

    Ms. Patricia McHugh, Nurse Peer Leader, Newfoundland & Labrador, and Clinical Information Lead Specialist, Information Management and Technology, Central Health, discusses the role digital health solutions can play in the delivery of safe and quality...

  • Peer Leader Testimonials: EMR Solutions, Efficiencies & Workflows

    Ms. Anne-Marie Chanel, Medical Office Assistant (MOA) Peer Leader, Manitoba and Clinic Manager – Peer Supporter Clinical Systems Analyst, Southern Health discusses how Electronic Medical Records can increase efficiencies and improve workflow.

  • Bridging Distances through Telehealth Helps Both Patients and the Health Care System

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    Posted on April 19, 2016 by Shelagh Maloney Geography doesn’t have to be a factor anymore in the level of care a patient receives, and that’s good for both patients and the health care system. Take the case of Dr. Dylan Blacquiere, a stroke neurologist...

  • Improves Efficiency and Avoids Duplication

    Having the ability to access and exchange comprehensive patient electronic health information between providers improves efficiency and reduces unnecessary tests and procedures. In this video, see how clinicians and patients in British Columbia are...

  • EMR is the Solution, Not the Problem — Canadian Healthcare


    29 August 2017

    In this editorial, Dr. Adam Stewart examines the advantages of using electronic medical records (EMRs) and addresses the root cause of some common criticism.

  • Interoperable EHRs

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    An interoperable electronic health record (iEHR) provides each individual Canadian with a secure and private record of their health history and care within the health system. The record is available to authorized health providers and the individual...

  • Introducing Standardizations to Pharmacy Workflows Could Benefit Patients, Pharmacy Staff

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    Posted on March 19, 2019 by Seema Nayani One of the places I frequent is my local Tim Horton’s (very Canadian of me, eh?). When I’m picking up my medium steeped tea double-double, I marvel at the ability of the staff to complete orders in a timely, and...

  • EMRs Have Become Essential Tools for Physicians

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    Posted on January 2, 2018 by Rashaad Bhyat Follow @DrRBhyat We live in the age of information. Medicine in particular is experiencing a rapid expansion of the volume of knowledge 1 , and physicians must manage this information efficiently to...

  • Monique and Dr Marie-Andrée Fortin’s Story

    Her doctor’s ability to quickly access her information through her digital health record gives Monique confidence as a patient. For her doctor, it means there is no digging through paper files, increasing efficiency at their practice.

  • Cheryl's Story: Collaboration between Care Teams

    Learn how Cheryl, a mother with a young daughter with special needs, makes her visits with health care providers more efficient through the use of electronic health records.

  • Dr. Alex Summers’s Story: Making Informed Decisions

    As a resident at St. Michael's Hospital, Dr. Alex Summers uses electronic medical records in the emergency department, allowing him to more efficiently communicate with colleagues and keep track of patients’ care.

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