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Patient Empowerment

  • A Look Back at Digital Health Week

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    Posted on November 29, 2016 by Shelagh Maloney Thanks to all who participated in Digital Health Week (Nov. 14-20)! The event was very successful in sparking conversations with Canadians about how digital health is empowering them in moving from patients...

  • A Patient Partner’s Reflections on the Infoway Partnership Conference

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    Posted on December 5, 2017 by Colleen McGavin As one of the patient partners awarded a scholarship to attend this Patients Included conference, I was very grateful and pleased to be able to bring a patient lens to the event. We were warmly included and...

  • Better Communication Means Safer Care

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    Posted on October 22, 2015 by Shelagh Maloney Between 9,000 and 24,000 people die each year from preventable adverse events in hospitals. This is a startling stat and one we should keep top of mind as we approach Canadian Patient Safety Week , from...

  • Better Health Together: A Citizen’s Perspective

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    Posted on July 24, 2017 by Kerri MacKay Stories are rarely created alone — and neither is change. In March, Infoway brought together health care change makers from across Canada to share our stories and experiences about digital health within our own...

  • Canada’s First Digital Health Week Celebrates Milestones and Engages Canadians to Think About Digital Health

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    Posted on November 10, 2014 by Michael Green This month, Infoway is partnering with 18 leading healthcare organizations to launch Canada’s very first Digital Health Week, taking place November 10 to 14, 2014. We’ve seen profound progress in the...

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  • Canadians are Embracing Digital Health

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    Posted on November 19, 2015 by Tania Ensor Canadians are no strangers to the virtual world, with a Canadian user visiting an average of 3,731 pages every month. It’s no surprise, then that Canadians also head online for health information, and, in fact,...

  • Cancer Led Me to Digital Health and I Haven’t Looked Back Since

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    Posted on June 5, 2015 by Judith Morley National Cancer Survivors Day is June 7. As a cancer survivor, I am marking this a special day by sharing my story of how digital health helped me throughout my cancer journey. I had never heard of digital health...

  • Defining Empowerment and Supporting Engagement: Saskatchewan Patients and the eHealth Saskatchewan Citizen Health Information Portal (CHIP)

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    10 November 2017

    This research study was designed to explore the views of Saskatchewan citizens who took part in the eHealth Saskatchewan Citizen Health Information Portal (CHIP) Pilot project. The study explored the portal use of citizens and the subsequent influence...

  • Digital Health Can Help Empower Patients in their Battle with Cancer

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    Posted on February 4, 2016 by Shelagh Maloney It’s World Cancer Day today, and to raise awareness, the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer (CPAC) , along with its international partners, are asking people and organizations to take a pledge on what they...

  • Digital Health Week: Thank You to Our Supporters

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    Posted on November 12, 2014 by Shelagh Maloney We’re now halfway through #digitalhealthweek so this is a great time to extend thanks to the storytellers and national organizations that are supporting this initiative.

  • eHealth Saskatchewan Citizen Health Information Portal (CHIP) White Paper

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    10 November 2017

    This paper discusses the demonstrated value from citizen access to their health information during the pilot phase of Saskatchewan’s Citizen Health Information Portal (CHIP). Citizens expressed a positive experience with CHIP through a mixed-method...

  • 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...

  • EMR Adoption and Patient Empowerment Among Top Digital Health Successes for 2014

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    Posted on January 20, 2015 by Shelagh Maloney January is tough! It’s back to work after the holidays, the weather is lousy and I’m faced with the guilt that I’ve never made a resolution that I’ve kept for more than a week – except for the year that I...

  • Engaging with Patients During Digital Health Week

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    Posted on October 28, 2015 by Shelagh Maloney Earlier this year, we held a #HCSMCA tweet chat on our upcoming Digital Health Week to ask for input on what the focus of the week should be. And while there were lots of great ideas and discussions , one...

  • Even Better Health Together!

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    Posted on September 17, 2014 by Shelagh Maloney Over the course of the summer, I had the opportunity to meet with a number of jurisdictions and national health organizations to discuss Better Health Together , Infoway ’s public education campaign. The...

  • 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...

  • Health Care in Canada: A Patient’s Perspective

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    Posted on June 6, 2017 by @healthadvoc_ca Follow @healthadvoc_ca Last fall, I attended the Infoway Partnership Conference to bring the patient voice to the conference floor.

  • Infographic: Report on Digital Health: Canadians embracing digital health

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    18 November 2015

    Infographic showing statistics and testimonials about how Canadians are using technology and digital health tools to improve their health and health care. See also: Infographic: Report on Digital Health: Clinicians embracing digital health Infographic:...

  • Mobile Health Apps and the Demand for Personalized Care (Part 1 of 3)

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    Posted on June 10, 2014 by Anne Snowdon This February, my colleagues and I at the International Centre for Health Innovation at the Ivey Business School at Western University released the report “It’s All About Me: The Personalization of Health...

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