Share this page:

Showing results for resources and web pages tagged:
Patient Empowerment

  • Managing Gestational Diabetes Remotely

    Video
    Meet Heather from Montreal, Quebec, who was part of an Infoway-funded telehomecare project that not only enabled her to take on a more active role in the management of her gestational diabetes, it allowed her to do so remotely, which meant fewer medical...

  • Dr. Leo Picard’s Story: Connecting with Patients Remotely

    Video
    Dr. Leo Picard, a rheumatologist in Moncton, New Brunswick, implemented video consulting in his practice in order to provide timely care and follow-up consultations to his patients in remote areas.

  • Digital Access to Health Information Saves Time

    Video
    Meet Toni, a busy mom from Duncan, British Columbia, who accesses her family’s medical information securely online through the Closing the Circle of Care project, which provides patients with digital access to their health information, while honouring...

  • ACCESS Health

    Web page
    Driving access to information and care through digital health solutions is crucial to improving the patient experience and driving improved outcomes. Evidence shows patient-centred care is directly related to improved quality and safety, lower health...

  • Canadian Stories

    Web page
    Technology is helping to transform health care across the country, and that means people have more tools available to them in managing their own health and communicating with health care providers. To help highlight the progress Canada has already made,...

  • Telehealth

    Web page
    Telehealth helps bring care closer to home for Canadians by linking patients with their health care team when they are not in the same location, often using videoconferencing. Available in every province and territory, services may be tailored to...

  • Myth: Digital Health is Just for Health Care Providers

    Document
    image

    01 May 2017

    Myth: Digital health is just for health care providers. Fact: 50% of Canadians now report they can access at least one health service online, such as viewing their health information, making an appointment with a physician and consulting with a health...

  • Myth: Patients Don’t Want to See Their Health Information and Won’t Find the Information Useful

    Document
    image

    15 May 2017

    Myth: Patients don’t want to see their health information and won’t find the information useful. Fact: Currently, 79 per cent of Canadians say they can access or would like access to their health information online. Furthermore, Canadians who do have...

  • Myth: Online mental health support is impersonal and ineffective so Canadians aren’t interested in using it.

    Document
    image

    07 April 2020

    Myth: Online mental health support is impersonal and ineffective so Canadians aren’t interested in using it. Fact: In a 2019 study, 58% of Canadians said they were interested in using e-mental health tools. While mental health issues affect people of...

  • Myth: Canada isn’t making any progress with virtual care.

    Document
    image

    07 April 2020

    Myth: Canada isn’t making any progress with virtual care. Fact: In 2018 alone, there were 1 million telehealth video consultations between patients and clinicians in Canada, an increase of more than 500 per cent since 2010. Options for virtual care are...

  • Myth: Canadians aren’t comfortable with their health information being shared electronically between doctors and other health care professionals that care for them.

    Document
    image

    07 April 2020

    Myth: Canadians aren’t comfortable with their health information being shared electronically between doctors and other health care professionals that care for them. Fact: A 2017 study indicated 85% of Canadians agree that doctors and other health care...

  • Myth: Canadians don't have online access to their health information.

    Document
    image

    07 April 2020

    Myth: Canadians don't have online access to their health information. Fact: In 2019, most Canadians could access their personal health information electronically — a significant increase from 2015. Provincial and regional portals are now available for...

  • Patients Included

    Web page
    We are proud that the 2020 Infoway Partnership Fall Series will be Patients Included. This means that we are “committed to incorporating the experience of patients as experts in living with their condition while ensuring that they are neither excluded...

  • Patient Engagement

    Web page
    Infoway’s goal is to help improve the health and health care of Canadians, so it makes sense to engage with those who receive care to shape our strategies and enhance our services. We do this by listening to the perspectives of patients, their...

infoway logo

Digital Health Working for You.

 

Transforming health care in Canada through health information technology.

Contact Us

General Inquiries

T: (416) 979-4606
Toll Free: 1-888-733-6462

Procurement

T: (514) 868-0550

Media Inquiries

T: (416) 595-3167
Toll Free: 1-888-733-6462