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  • 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...

  • Saskatchewan's Electronic Health Record Initiative on Track

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    Neil Gardner, Strategic Advisor to the eHealth Saskatchewan Board, discusses the progress of eHealth in Saskatchewan.

  • 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...

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