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  • TelePremie: Telehomecare for step-down care post-NICU discharge

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    22 May 2019

    This small scale evaluation of Telehomecare for step-down care post-NICU discharge in New Brunswick provides important evidence and lessons for future telehomecare investments for new parents.

  • Acute Care Utilization Rates Drastically Decrease for Home Health Monitoring Patients on Vancouver Island

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    Posted on February 20, 2018 by Michelle Wright At Island Health, we believe in assessing the value of the projects we undertake, and I was brought on to Island Health’s Home Health Monitoring (HHM) team to help evaluate the program and produce a report...

  • Infoway’s Patient Engagement Framework Helps Us Connect with Patients and Consumers

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    Posted on May 31, 2016 by Shelagh Maloney Digital health technologies have the potential to transform the patient experience and improve patient outcomes — but to do so, they need to be designed with the patient in mind. This is why engaging with...

  • Home Is Where the Care Is

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    Posted on October 29, 2014 by Justin Noble As I was celebrating the recent Thanksgiving weekend, I was reminded of how much comfort can be derived from being at home among loved ones and familiar surroundings. It seems only natural that Canadians would...

  • Digital Health is Transforming My Experience as a Patient

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    Posted on November 7, 2014 by Kelly Kuru Given that next week is Digital Health Week , I’ve been putting some thought around digital health and how it impacts my day-to-day life. Specifically, “what’s the value” and “how significant has the impact been?”

  • There’s a New Normal for Congestive Heart Failure Patients: Fewer Hospital & ED Admissions

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    Posted on May 2, 2017 by Krista Balenko Follow @KBalenko In today’s digital age, we get automated reminders for everything... birthdays, meetings, appointments, prompts to take medications, encouragements to take more steps in a day and the list goes...

  • Remote Patient Monitoring Could Improve The Quality of Life for Patients

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    Posted on July 2, 2014 by Bobby Gheorghiu Although Canada’s health care system faces many challenges ahead, there is also tremendous innovation happening that is transforming the way health care is delivered. Through the use of technology, for example,...

  • Remote Patient Care = Fewer Hospital Stays

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    Posted on April 15, 2015 by Shelagh Maloney Remote patient care (RPC) is just one digital health innovation that is transforming the delivery of health care in Canada. Infoway recently released a new whiteboard animation that explores the benefits of...

  • Telemedicine: Transforming our Health Care System, Transforming Lives

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    Posted on November 18, 2015 by Laurie Poole , RN, BScN, MHSA We often hear from providers, health care teams and organizations about the transformative effects telemedicine has had on our health care system, but nothing is as inspiring as patient...

  • Telehomecare: Remote Data Monitoring Can Promote Self-Management of Health

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    Posted on October 31, 2017 by Heather Pezzola So what is telehomecare and what does it do? Telehomecare is a remote monitoring system where a patient, with a specific, identified chronic disease is set up in their home with monitoring devices such as an...

  • Life Really IS Measured By the Breaths You Take

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    Posted on November 14, 2017 by Linda V When I was growing up, I wanted to be just like my big sister and one day I discovered that, alas, it was happening. I didn’t get her long black hair, rapier wit or superior intelligence. Instead, I got her chronic...

  • Telehomecare Enables Patients to Become Their Own Change Agents

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    Posted on November 28, 2017 by Chelsea Burnell , RN BScN If you had told me 10 years ago that I would be remotely monitoring patients with chronic diseases using smart devices in the comfort of their homes I would never have believed you.

  • Telehomecare for chronic conditions: Living well at home

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    Telehomecare helps patients manage chronic disease by bringing care right into their homes. This video from Ontario Telemedicine Network shows how telehomecare keeps these patients out of the hospital and emergency room, and helps them live their best...

  • 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...

  • Transforming the Patient Experience with Telehomecare

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    Posted on December 10, 2019 by Krista Balenko Telehomecare is enabling more Canadians to receive care at home, transforming the patient experience and helping to improve their quality of life by avoiding hospital stays and trips to the emergency...

  • Managing Gestational Diabetes Remotely

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    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...

  • Remote Patient Monitoring: Keeping Patients at Home

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    Nancy is enrolled in a Community Paramedicine Program that provides digital health tools in the homes of patients so they can measure their vitals such as blood pressure, weight and oxygen levels. The information is sent to Emergency Medical Services in...

  • Benefits of Digital Health

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    Digital health helps Canadians access better quality care more efficiently, through solutions and services such as electronic medical records, telehomecare, virtual visits and patient portals. For clinicians, it means more informed decision making...

  • Myth: Digital Health is Only for the Young and Tech Savvy

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    24 April 2017

    Myth: Digital health is only for the young and tech savvy. Fact: Canadians are very connected, including seniors. 90% of Canadian households have Internet access and 74% of Canadians over 55 years old own a smartphone or tablet. Digital health also...

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