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  • 2014 The Value of Digital Health for Caregivers in Canada

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    23 December 2016

    In 2014, Canada Health Infoway undertook a national exploratory survey with R.A.Malatest & Associates Ltd., a third party research firm to conduct opinion research to investigate the value of Digital Health for caregivers in Canada. This Market Research...

  • 2014 The Value of Digital Health for Caregivers in Canada Data Set

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    13 February 2017

    A national survey was conducted in 2014 to investigate the value of digital health for caregivers in Canada around the perceptions of caregiving responsibilities and coordination of care. The data of the survey is available for download on the Dataverse...

  • Better Health Together: A Citizen’s Perspective

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    Posted on July 24, 2017 by Kerri MacKay Stories are rarely created alone — and neither is change. In March, Infoway brought together health care change makers from across Canada to share our stories and experiences about digital health within our own...

  • Bridging Distances through Telehealth Helps Both Patients and the Health Care System

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    Posted on April 19, 2016 by Shelagh Maloney Geography doesn’t have to be a factor anymore in the level of care a patient receives, and that’s good for both patients and the health care system. Take the case of Dr. Dylan Blacquiere, a stroke neurologist...

  • Digital Health Myths

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    Digital health is transforming the way Canadians access health care as more and more are able to view their personal health history online, connect with their care provider through a virtual setting, and e-book medical appointments. It has also changed...

  • Even Better Health Together!

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    Posted on September 17, 2014 by Shelagh Maloney Over the course of the summer, I had the opportunity to meet with a number of jurisdictions and national health organizations to discuss Better Health Together , Infoway ’s public education campaign. The...

  • 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. 88.5% of Canadian households have Internet access. Digital health offers important opportunities for advancing care for seniors through...

  • Myth: Digital Health Will Marginalize Populations Who May Not Have Online Access

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    23 May 2017

    Myth: Digital health will marginalize populations who may not have online access. Fact: Many Canadians face barriers to access to care and virtual care helps reduce those barriers. Digital health can also reduce marginalization for people with mobility...

  • Telehealth Saves Dr. Picard’s Patients from Hours of Travel

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    Posted on May 29, 2015 by Shelagh Maloney No one likes taking time from their busy lives to go to the doctor’s office. Imagine if that trip required hours of travel? Worse still, imagine making that trip while dealing with pain and mobility issues...

  • Use and Maturity of Electronic Patient Portals

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    This publication examines adoption trends for electronic patient portals across Canada and internationally. These portals are aimed at providing consumers with access to their own health records along with added functions aimed to improving convenience...

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