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  • 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...

  • Personalizing Health Systems Through Digital Health

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    Posted on March 21, 2014 by Shelagh Maloney A recent paper by Ivey International Centre for Health Innovation, “ It’s All About Me: The Personalization of Health Systems ” discusses the importance of personalizing health systems. “There is increasing...

  • Mobile Health Apps and the Demand for Personalized Care (Part 2 of 3)

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    Posted on June 17, 2014 by Anne Snowdon Last summer, researchers at the International Centre for Health Innovation (the Centre) performed an analysis of the most popular health apps to define the purpose of each app and to examine the value these apps...

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

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    Posted on June 24, 2014 by Anne Snowdon There are a number of legitimate concerns that have been raised around the rapid explosion of health apps. A key barrier to the widespread adoption of health apps continues to be worries around privacy, security,...

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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,...

  • 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...

  • That’s a Wrap on Digital Health Week

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    Posted on November 14, 2014 by Shelagh Maloney Today is the final day of Digital Health Week, and we’ve had a fantastic time celebrating all the great strides that have been made by Canadians to implement digital health solutions. What a week it has...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • State of Digital Health in Canada Tweet Chat

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    Posted on November 14, 2016 by Shelagh Maloney Date: Friday, November 18, 2016 Time: 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET Where: Twitter at #ThinkDigitalHealth

  • Who has Access to What? Adolescent Access to Personal Health Information

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    Posted on August 29, 2016 by Joan Roch A lot of organizations are interested in giving people more access to their health information. They are building portals and apps so people can have that access. But a question that always arises is: “Should...

  • 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.

  • Positive Patient Experience Leads to Better Health Outcomes and System Sustainability

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    Posted by Chad Leaver on March 21 Follow @chadnandrew Digital health and connected care services are evolving and gaining momentum in Canada. As they do, the link between patient experience and value-based outcomes is critical to both assess...

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