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  • 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...

  • Ontario Telemedicine Network: TelePalliative Evaluation Report

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    08 August 2018

    While most Canadians would prefer to die at home, almost 2/3 of palliative care patients will die in hospital. This study of TelePalliative projects in the Champlain and Erie St. Clair LHINs demonstrated that patients were satisfied with the program,...

  • Literature Review on the Use and Impact of Telehomecare Programs

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    27 March 2018

    This literature review examines the primary effects of implementing telehomecare and remote patient monitoring programs for some of the most common diseases in efforts to reform digital health in Canada. Studies conducted in this assessment highlight...

  • 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.

  • Remote Patient Monitoring Project: Prince Edward Island

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    09 March 2018

    This report explores the value of PEI’s Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) program in providing digital health solutions to patients living with congestive heart failure (CHF) or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). As a Canada Health Infoway...

  • Efficiency and Clinical Effectiveness of Telehomecare in Insulin-Treated Diabetic Patients

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    14 November 2018

    This study found a telehomecare program for diabetic patients demonstrated and improvement in glycemic control compared to usual care. It also suggests a decrease in the number of medical visits, with additional burden shifted to nursing time.

  • Evaluation of a Telehomecare Initiative Used in Women with Gestational Diabetes

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    14 November 2018

    Telehomecare Monitoring significantly decreases medical visits without compromising pregnancy outcomes, quality of care and patient satisfaction in women with gestational diabetes mellitus.

  • Telehomecare: Delivering Value for Canadians — Infographic

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    23 May 2018

    Recent telehomecare reports from six projects in five provinces (Ontario, British Columbia, Newfoundland and Labrador, Prince Edward Island & Quebec) involved in the Infoway Telehomecare Program, have yielded impressive results. View our infographic to...

  • Evaluation of Telehealth for Emergency-Community Continuity of Care Connectivity via Home Telemonitoring

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    21 September 2018

    This evaluation of a project supporting patients with COPD in Vancouver Coastal Health demonstrates the effects of home health monitoring. Patients reported a 90% satisfaction rate with the program. Hospital administrative data indicated a 47% decrease...

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