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  • Digital Health in Canada — Brian's Story: Convenience

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    Digital health benefits Brian by providing convenient access through electronic prescription renewals, but also allowing him to feel more engaged in his care.

  • Digital Health in Canada: Alexa's Story

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    Alexa has used digital health for the management of chronic conditions, and appreciates that through digital health, she is more empowered when working with her health care team.

  • Digital Health in Canada: Brian's Story

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    See how Brian benefits from his health care team's use of electronic health records - making the process of getting his prescriptions filled more efficient and streamlined.

  • Digital Health in Canada: Kimberly's Story

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    As a community pharmacist, Kimberly uses digital health to obtain critical patient information. Learn how access to lab results prevented Kimberly from prescribing the wrong medication to a patient.

  • Drug Information Systems

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    A drug information system (DIS) enables authorized users to access, manage, share and safeguard patients' medication histories. A DIS can reduce prescription errors resulting in fewer adverse drug events (such as drug-to-drug interactions) and reduced...

  • Drug Information Systems in PEI

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    Learn how developers of health information systems connected hospitals, pharmacies and doctors to share drug information in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.

  • e-Requests for Prescription Renewals and Refills

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    e-Requests for prescription renewal or refill give patients the ability to request a medication renewal or a refill online or through a mobile device, without having to visit their care provider in person or wait on the phone. When used appropriately,...

  • eMedRec

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    Medication reconciliation is the formal process by which a health care team works with patients, their families and other health care providers to understand which medications the patient is taking. When a patient moves from the care of one health team...

  • Infoway’s Patient Engagement Framework Helps Us Connect with Patients and Consumers

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    Posted on May 31, 2016 by Shelagh Maloney Digital health technologies have the potential to transform the patient experience and improve patient outcomes — but to do so, they need to be designed with the patient in mind. This is why engaging with...

  • Innovation in Health Care

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    Learn how innovations in health care are working to improve your life.

  • National Impact of Generation 2 Drug Information Systems Technical Report (Full)

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    15 September 2010

    This pan-Canadian drug information system benefits evaluation study details the quality and productivity outcomes being realized through these systems.

  • National Impact of Generation 2 Drug Information Systems Technical Report (Summary)

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    15 September 2010

    This pan-Canadian drug information system benefits evaluation study details the quality and productivity outcomes being realized through these systems.

  • Nonadherence With Prescribed Medication in Primary Care: A Cohort Study

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    Primary nonadherence is probably an important contributor to suboptimal disease management, but methodological challenges have limited investigation of it. This study of Quebec patients and all their incident prescriptions from primary care electronic...

  • System and Use Survey - e-Requests for Prescription Renewals or Refills

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    11 June 2015

    This sample system and use survey for e-Requests for Prescription Renewals or Refills outlines a question set about the use, adoption, system quality and value to electronically request prescription renewals or refills.

  • The Effect of Handwritten Prescription Orders on Pharmacists Clarification Calls

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    14 May 2012

    This study evaluates the prevalence of clarification calls at four pharmacies in St. John’s, Newfoundland. In addition, it set out to determine the reasons for the clarification calls, the time taken to make the calls, and to compare the clarification...

  • The National Survey of Canadian Community Pharmacists: Use of Digital Health Technologies in Practice

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    09 October 2014

    This survey explored Canadian community pharmacists' access to and usage of digital health tools. It was a joint collaboration between the Canadian Pharmacists Association and Canada Health Infoway.

  • Updated Toolkit is the Go-to Resource for Electronic Medication Reconciliation Implementation

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    Posted on July 11, 2017 by Seema Nayani We all know the importance of medication reconciliation, so why is there a significant lack of wide spread implementation of a formalized process throughout all care transitions such as admission, transfer or...

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