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Access to Care

  • e-Consultation Tool Improves Access to Care for Gatineau Woman

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    Digital health is improving access to care for many Canadians, including Nathalie Achim, from Gatineau, Quebec. In this video, Ms. Achim explains how a recent medical issue that required the input of a specialist was resolved quickly and she didn’t need...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Virtual Visits in British Columbia: 2015 Patient Survey and Physician Interview Study

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    25 July 2016

    Infoway led this research study to examine virtual visits in British Columbia. These are the results of a patient survey and in-depth interviews with primary care physicians and describe the value for patients and the perceptions of family physicians...

  • Myth: Virtual Visits Are Only for Patients Living in Remote Communities

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    06 April 2017

    Myth: Virtual visits are only for patients living in remote communities. Fact: Canada is a world leader in the use of telehealth, which has revolutionized access to care in remote communities. In fact, many Canadians face barriers to accessing care...

  • Myth: The Introduction of Virtual Visits Means I Won’t See My Doctor Anymore

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    29 May 2017

    Myth: The introduction of virtual visits means I won’t see my doctor anymore. Fact: Face-to-face visits will remain a cornerstone of primary care, but sometimes an in-person visit isn’t required. According to research, patients who opt for virtual...

  • Understanding Virtual Visits in British Columbia: Patient and Physician Perspectives Webinar (Full)

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    Virtual care is advancing in modern health care systems, and across Canada. Infoway commissioned research to examine virtual visits, also known as face-to-face real time videoconference visits, in British Columbia. This webinar: Shares results of a...

  • Connecting Patients with Providers: A Pan-Canadian Study on Remote Patient Monitoring, Executive Summary

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    09 June 2014

    Connecting Patients with Providers: A Pan-Canadian Study on Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) was commissioned to investigate the current state of RPM in Canada and help inform the potential for broader implementation across Canada. The study suggests...

  • Telehealth Benefits and Adoption: Connecting People and Providers (Full)

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    30 May 2011

    Canada Health Infoway commissioned Praxia Information Intelligence and Gartner to undertake this pan-Canadian study aimed at uncovering evidence of the use of Telehealth technology and the benefits achieved to date. (May 2011).

  • Telehealth Benefits and Adoption: Connecting People and Providers (Summary)

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    31 May 2011

    Canada Health Infoway commissioned Praxia Information Intelligence and Gartner to undertake this pan-Canadian study aimed at uncovering evidence of the use of Telehealth technology and the benefits achieved to date. (May 2011). This is a summary of the...

  • Digital Health Foundation

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    Infoway began its journey by co-investing with the jurisdictions in the foundational elements of digital health: patient and provider registries; lab and drug information systems; diagnostic imaging in hospitals; and clinical reports and immunizations....

  • Driving Access to Care

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    Improving access to care for Canadians, especially those who are most vulnerable and in greatest need, will improve health outcomes for all. However, improving health care access for Canadians requires moving beyond traditional in-person care models to...

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