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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Join HCSMCA Tweet Chat on Patients, Providers and the Future of Health Care

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    Posted on November 12, 2015 by Shelagh Maloney If you’re looking for Canadians, apparently you have to look online: According to Statistics Canada, 83 per cent of households had access to the internet in 2012 and Ipsos Reid reports that nearly half of...

  • 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,...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Monique’s Story: Improving the Quality of Life

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    Hear how Monique's cancer treatment was made easier through her clinic's use of digital health.

  • Cheryl-Anne's Story: Becoming an Informed Patient

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    Listen to Cheryl-Anne's story as she explains the benefits of digital health tools when managing her cancer journey.

  • Cathy's Story: Co-ordinating Care

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    Hear from Cathy who uses a variety of digital health tools to help proactively manage her care, and for her family.

  • Alexa's Story: Patient Empowerment

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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.

  • Telehomecare: Receiving High Marks from Patients while Providing Significant Value for the Health Care System

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    Posted on May 24, 2018 by Krista Balenko , Jennifer Conn and Simon Hagens Over the past decade, Infoway has been investing in telehomecare (also known as remote patient monitoring or RPM) programs in Canada, delivering health services to patients in the...

  • 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...

  • 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.

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