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Patient Access

  • Adolescent Access to Digital Health Records — Results of an Environmental Scan

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    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 to...

  • Adolescent e-Access Research Final Report

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    02 June 2016

    This report discusses the results of a research project that consisted of an online Pan-Canadian survey and in-person focus groups to better understand adult and adolescent perceptions on rights of access to health information, willingness to share this...

  • Canadians

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  • Citizen Engagement Key to Achieving CHIP Citizen Portal Pilot Success

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    Posted on June 27 by Lillian Ly In early 2016, eHealth Saskatchewan (eHealth) launched the Citizen Health Information Portal (CHIP) pilot that ran from January through to August. CHIP is a secure, online web service that provides users with quick and...

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

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    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...

  • 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,...

  • e-Visits

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    Sometimes a patient only has a quick question or needs services that do not require an in-person visit with their health care provider. Sometimes visiting a clinic in person is a burden due to distance or mobility. e-Visits, also known as virtual visits...

  • e-Visits: A Natural Evolution of the Doctor’s Visit?

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    Posted on June 22, 2016 by Dr. Rashaad Bhyat A physician colleague of mine recently reflected on the changing nature of his practice, in the years since he started using an electronic medical record (EMR). He noted that an increasing amount of his work...

  • Environmental Scan: Processes to Enable Adolescent Access to Personal Health Records

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    02 June 2016

    This document focuses on the findings of an environmental scan, including a literature review and key informant interviews, conducted to better understand how jurisdictions within Canada, other countries, organizations and associations manage or...

  • Environmental Scan: Statutory Provisions Relating to Rights of Minors

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    02 June 2016

    This document provides selected statutory provisions by jurisdiction related to rights of minors in health information, health care and social services issues. This document is available in English only.

  • Environmental Scan: Statutory Provisions Relating to Rights of Minors – Summary Table

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    02 June 2016

    This document provides selected statutory provisions by province relating to rights of minors in health information, health care and social services issues in a summarized table format. This document is available in English only.

  • Has Anyone Asked the Patient?

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    Posted on August 15, 2017 by Kate Perkins There is a lot happening in the digital health space — almost too much to wrap our heads around. To ensure clinician uptake, it is essential that digital health solutions and tools can be seamlessly integrated...

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

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    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 Launches Digital Health Myths-Busting Campaign

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    Posted on May 16, 2017 by Poonam Khanna Follow @PoonamKhanna “I won’t understand my lab results if I access them online.” “The introduction of virtual visits means I won’t see my doctor anymore.” “The government and insurance companies will be able to...

  • Myth: I Don’t Have a Right to Access My Health Records

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    06 April 2017

    Myth: I don’t have a right to access my health records. Fact: Your health care provider is the custodian (trustee) of your health record, responsible for proper use and management of the record. However, the information in the record is yours and you...

  • Nova Scotia Personal Health Record Demonstration Project - Benefits Evaluation Report

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    08 August 2014

    The Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness undertook a two-year demonstration project to introduce a Personal Health Record (PHR) to the provincial health care system by implementing the RelayHealth PHR solution within the Capital Health...

  • Pandora’s Box is Open: Mature Minors’ Access to their Health Information

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    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 the...

  • Pandora’s Box? Adolescent Access to Digital Health Records Research Summary

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    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 perceptions...

  • Patient Access

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    Today, 80 per cent of Canadians want access to their health records and other digital health solutions. Infoway regularly commissions research, surveys and focus groups to better understand the areas of patient access that need attention. This research...

  • Patient Access: Achieving Results and Accelerating Adoption

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    Posted on May 30, 2017 by Selina Brudnicki The world of patient portals and patient engagement is on the verge of transformational change. The change has the potential to transition ‘patients’ from being passive recipients of health care to ‘people’...

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