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  • The Need for Electronic Health Records in Long-Term Care

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    Long-term care (LTC) settings serve an important proportion of seniors and vulnerable populations that require 24-hour nursing care. Deployment of interoperable electronic health records (iEHRs) to these settings lag. This study examines the prevalence...

  • mHealth Computing Between Clinicians and Patients Webinar

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    View slides from our webinar about the clinical uses of these technologies, as well as the economic value and the privacy, security and operational considerations.

  • OTN Telehomecare System and Use Survey Final Report

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    26 February 2016

    The Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN) Telehomecare Patient Experience Survey was disseminated across eight Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs) and more than 180 patients aged 75 to 84 years of age responded. The survey concentrated on patients’...

  • OTN Telehomecare Patient Experience Survey Summary

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    26 February 2016

    The Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN) Telehomecare Patient Experience Survey was disseminated across eight Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs) and more than 180 patients aged 75 to 84 years of age responded. The survey concentrated on patients’...

  • Improves Efficiency and Avoids Duplication

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    Having the ability to access and exchange comprehensive patient electronic health information between providers improves efficiency and reduces unnecessary tests and procedures. In this video, see how clinicians and patients in British Columbia are...

  • Is it Time for a Digital Injection?

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    Posted on March 16, 2016 by Sukirtha Tharmalingam Nearly one-third (30%) of parents aren’t fully confident they can provide complete, accurate records on their children’s immunizations, according to a survey commissioned by Canada Health Infoway...

  • LEADERSHIP SESSION > Are We Meeting the Health Care Needs of Canadians?

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    21 November 2016

    Shelagh Maloney, Vice President, Consumer Health, Communications & Evaluation Services, Canada Health Infoway Jillianne Code, Patient Advisor Brian Penner, Patient Advisor Sara Kearley, Patient Advisor In this interactive session using polling...

  • Talking to Your Patient About Digital Health

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    Posted on March 22, 2106 by Dr. Rashaad Bhyat “The digital world has been in a separate orbit from our medical cocoon, and it's time the boundaries be taken down.” – Dr. Eric Topol1

  • Understanding Virtual Visits in British Columbia: Patient and Physician Perspectives Webinar (Part One)

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    Virtual care is advancing in modern health care systems, and across Canada. Infoway commissioned research to examine virtual visits, also known as e-visits, in British Columbia. This webinar delivers the results of a patient survey and in-depth...

  • What does it Mean to be an Engaged Patient?

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    Canadians are increasingly using digital tools to become more engaged in their health and with their health care teams. In this video, three Canadians talk about what it means to be an engaged patient.

  • Evaluating Patient Empowerment in Association With eHealth Technology: Scoping Review

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    10 November 2017

    This scoping review published in Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR), explores the concept of patient empowerment within the context of citizen access to their health information through an online personal health record. The review furthers the...

  • eHealth Saskatchewan Citizen Health Information Portal (CHIP) Benefits Evaluation Report

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    10 November 2017

    This report explores the benefits realized from the eHealth Saskatchewan Citizen Health Information Portal (CHIP) Pilot project. CHIP, a citizen-centric personal health record (PHR), allows individual participants to view their personal health...

  • Better Health Together

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    Think digital health isn’t working for you? Think again. Aimed at raising awareness of the value and benefits of digital health for Canadians, the Better Health Together campaign featured Canadians sharing their stories on their experiences with digital...

  • e-Mental Health Solution Supports Patients

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    Meet Ontario patients John and Jane who share their experience using an e-mental health solution called Big White Wall. The solution provides online support and resources that patient s can use 24/7. Big White Wall is an Infoway-sponsored project...

  • Dr. Tunji Fatoye's Story: Improving Patient Safety

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    Dr. Fatoye uses a secure electronic system that allows authorized health care providers to access the right patient information at the right time. Hear his story and how it's helping his patients.

  • Donna's Story: Faster Care in Emergency Situations

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    Donna first experienced the benefits of digital health when her father was in the emergency room. Learn why Donna credits digital health for her father’s health today.

  • Anna's Story: Treating Patients Who Can’t Advocate for Themselves

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    As an EMS worker with Toronto Paramedic Services, Anna believes MedicAlert Digital Health Records are imperative because they give her access to the most pertinent information when patients aren’t able to properly communicate.

  • Karla's Story: Working in Collaboration

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    As a nurse and a patient, Karla feels the impact of digital health every day. Learn how Karla sees digital health as a tool for healthcare professionals to collaborate and provide the best care possible for Canadians.

  • Karla's Story: Patient Portals

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    As a nurse working with chronic disease patients, Karla explains how electronic portals are enabling patients to be a more active part of their care team.

  • Dr. Kendall Ho's Story: Treatment in Emergency Situations

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    Hear Dr. Kendall Ho give an example of how secure, instant access to a patient's health information in an emergency provides a comprehensive patient picture that helps health care providers deliver treatment.

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