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  • Get your lab results online, anytime, with digital health.

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    With online access to your lab results, you can access you results anytime, and consult them whenever you need to. Our ad explores the benefits of being able to access your lab results online. Learn more by viewing the real-life story that inspired it:...

  • Paper Examines Gap Between Desire for and Use of Digital Consumer Health Solution

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    Posted on August 26, 2014 by Jennifer Zelmer Eight in ten Canadians want online access to their personal health information. Four per cent have it.

  • What Would You Do With More Time?

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    Posted on May 21, 2015 by Shelagh Maloney Couldn’t we all use a little more time in the day? More time for family … more time for fun? I know I could and I know I’m not alone.

  • You’re Invited to a Tweet Chat! Digital Health Transforming the Patient Experience

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    Posted on November 11, 2014 by Shelagh Maloney Here at Infoway we live and breathe digital health. We spend our days working with our many supporting organizations and other partners to accelerate the development, adoption and effective use of digital...

  • 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...

  • Nova Scotia Online Patient Portal Leading the Way

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    Posted on August 23, 2016 by Michael Green By early 2017, Nova Scotia will be the first province in Canada to offer all residents secure online access to their health information. MyHealthNS is an online tool, or portal, that enables patients and...

  • Myth: I Won’t Understand My Lab Results If I Access Them Online Because They Are Too Complicated

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    18 April 2017

    Myth: I won’t understand my lab results if I access them online because they are too complicated. Fact: In a study, 76% of patients who first saw their lab results online were confident they understood the results. The study also showed patients who...

  • Myth: If Patients Are Able to View Lab Test Results Online Before Talking to Their Doctors, They Will Be Overly Anxious

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    07 April 2017

    Myth: If patients are able to view lab test results online before talking to their doctors, they will be overly anxious. Fact: Patients who view their results online are no more anxious than those who wait to learn about them in person. A study showed...

  • Myth: Doctors Will Be Flooded With Calls If Patients Have Access to Their Lab Results Online

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    07 April 2017

    Myth: Doctors will be flooded with calls if patients have access to their lab results online Fact: Patients who have access to their lab results online are less likely to call their physicians while waiting for results and they’re less likely to have an...

  • Navigating the Realities of Citizens’ Access to their Heath Information: Direct Access to Laboratory Results in Canada

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    Posted on August 29, 2017 by Chad Leaver Follow @chadnandrew Across the world, citizen’s access to their own health information through secure online tools are becoming a hallmark of modernized health care systems and a catalyst for advancing access to...

  • Impacts of Direct Patient Access to Laboratory Results – Final Report

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    05 August 2015

    This study examines the impact of providing patients with direct access to their lab results as soon as they are available. The findings include improved satisfaction, more timely access, no increase in anxiety, and fewer calls to physician offices....

  • Laboratory Information Systems

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    When a patient is tested at a clinic, hospital or other facility, laboratory information systems enable technicians to enter results into a database that is accessible to authorized users. This allows clinicians to quickly access results and reports,...

  • Progress in Canada

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    Canada has made tremendous progress over the past 10-plus years in increasing the availability and use of digital health solutions. Infoway, the provinces and territories, and our other partners have worked together to deploy core systems such as...

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