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  • Interoperable EHRs

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    An interoperable electronic health record (iEHR) provides each individual Canadian with a secure and private record of their health history and care within the health system. The record is available to authorized health providers and the individual...

  • Electronic Health Records

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    An electronic health record (EHR) is a secure, integrated collection of a person’s encounters with the health care system; it provides a comprehensive digital view of a patient’s health history. With support from Infoway, each province and territory is...

  • Benefits of e-Health

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    e-Health, or 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...

  • Webinar: Connected Health Information in Canada: A Benefits Evaluation Study

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    April 4, 2018 | 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm EST With investment from Infoway and its partners in electronic health records, clinicians are beginning to have better access to patient information across the health care system continuum. The Infoway pan-Canadian...

  • Adolescent Access to Digital Health Records — Results of an Environmental Scan

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    Posted on October 11, 2016 by Cassie Frazer Have you ever wondered how the “electronic health system” will know who you are and whether or not you have the right to access your personal health information (PHI)? Depending on one’s age, the answers to...

  • What Canadians Think about Adolescents Accessing their Electronic Personal Health Information

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    Posted on November 7, 2016 by Cassie Frazer As a parent of adolescents, naturally I was curious about the topic at hand — providing adolescents with access to their electronic personal health information (PHI); and I wondered about the perceptions of...

  • Greg’s Story: Digital Health and Continuity of Patient Care

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    Greg Price was a young man from Alberta who died in 2012 after spending much of the previous year navigating a disconnected health care system. His care providers had good intentions, but there were multiple breaks in communication that caused...

  • Introduction to Object Identifier (OID) and Uniform Resource Identifier (URI)

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    This webinar is part of the Infoway standards webinar series. September 11, 2019 | Noon – 1 p.m. ET This beginner level education session will provide an overview of two types of identifiers commonly used in health care data exchange – object identifier...

  • Progress in Canada

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    Canada has made tremendous progress over the past 10-plus years in increasing the availability and use of digital health solutions. Infoway, the provinces and territories, and our other partners have worked together to deploy core systems such as...

  • EHR Adoption Methodology

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    06 June 2019

    Infoway has tracked adoption of the interoperable electronic health record (iEHR) for more than a decade. Adoption has spread from one jurisdiction in 2006 to all provinces and territories currently providing their health care professionals with access...

  • 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: There Has Been Little to No Progress in Digital Health in Canada

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    08 May 2017

    Myth: There has been little to no progress in digital health in Canada. Fact: 86% of family physicians in Canada were using an electronic medical record (EMR) in 2017, up from 39% in 2009. An estimated 330,000 health care professionals are users of...

  • Myth: Canada Has Spent Billions of Dollars on Digital Health With Nothing to Show For It

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    07 April 2017

    Myth: Canada has spent billions of dollars on digital health with nothing to show for it. Fact: Infoway estimates that more than $30 billion in benefits have accrued from digital health solutions since 2007. These benefits include avoided expenses, such...

  • Must-Haves in Workflow Excellence

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    Posted on May 26, 2020 by Seema Nayani Gone are the days when clinicians practiced at only one specific site. Currently, many work at a few different sites part-time, or even as a fill-in or relief. Like many of my colleagues, I provide patient care at...

  • The Right Data, the Right Decisions: Why Patients Need Access to Their Health Information

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    Posted on November 8, 2019 by Rashaad Bhyat and Katie Bryski When it comes to health, little things can catch us by surprise. During a recent chat, my colleague Katie related, “I was hiking last summer when I cut myself on dirty metal. Just a random...

  • EMR, EHR, and PHR – Why All the Confusion?

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    Posted on April 7, 2011 by Trevor Hodge This blog post was created in collaboration with my colleague and fellow blogger Dennis Giokas . The use of digital health records is accelerating worldwide. As we meet with our colleagues in other countries we...

  • Connected Health Information in Canada: A Benefits Evaluation Study

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    04 April 2018

    With investment from Infoway and its partners in electronic health records, clinicians are beginning to have better access to patient information across the health care system continuum. The Infoway pan-Canadian study Connected Health Information in...

  • Connected Health Information in Canada: A Benefits Evaluation Study – Infographic

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    04 April 2018

    iEHRs benefit the health care system $1 billion/year. View this infographic to learn more about major findings from our Connected Health Information in Canada: A Benefits Evaluation Study report. See also: Connected Health Information in Canada: A...

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