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  • Patients Online: Whither from Here?

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    There has been a growing interest in patient-centred care, rapid technology development, increasing adoption of digital health by clinicians and consumers and a vibrant dialogue about the associated policy implications and options. In this response, the...

  • Understanding the Gap between Desire for and Use of Consumer Health Solutions

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    Modern healthcare is more complex than ever before, with a broader range of care providers, organizations, diagnostic approaches and treatments. The result is that accurate and timely information is more important than ever. In response, clinical use of...

  • e-Visits. Where the only thing you’ll catch is your doctor.

    Think digital health isn't making a difference? Think again.

  • Whiteboard Animation: Saving Time with Digital Health Tools

    A new whiteboard animation examines findings from a Conference Board of Canada report that looked into how much time people could save if they had access to digital health.

  • Paper Examines Gap Between Desire for and Use of Digital Consumer Health Solution

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    Posted on August 26, 2014 by Jennifer Zelmer Eight in ten Canadians want online access to their personal health information. Four per cent have it.

  • Home Is Where the Care Is

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    Posted on October 29, 2014 by Justin Noble As I was celebrating the recent Thanksgiving weekend, I was reminded of how much comfort can be derived from being at home among loved ones and familiar surroundings. It seems only natural that Canadians would...

  • Digital Health is Transforming My Experience as a Patient

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    Posted on November 7, 2014 by Kelly Kuru Given that next week is Digital Health Week , I’ve been putting some thought around digital health and how it impacts my day-to-day life. Specifically, “what’s the value” and “how significant has the impact been?”

  • What Would You Do With More Time?

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    Posted on May 21, 2015 by Shelagh Maloney Couldn’t we all use a little more time in the day? More time for family … more time for fun? I know I could and I know I’m not alone.

  • You’re Invited to a Tweet Chat! Digital Health Transforming the Patient Experience

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    Posted on November 11, 2014 by Shelagh Maloney Here at Infoway we live and breathe digital health. We spend our days working with our many supporting organizations and other partners to accelerate the development, adoption and effective use of digital...

  • Innovation in Health Care

    Learn how innovations in health care are working to improve your life.

  • Infoway’s Patient Engagement Framework Helps Us Connect with Patients and Consumers

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    Posted on May 31, 2016 by Shelagh Maloney Digital health technologies have the potential to transform the patient experience and improve patient outcomes — but to do so, they need to be designed with the patient in mind. This is why engaging with...

  • e-Visits: A Natural Evolution of the Doctor’s Visit?

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    Posted on June 22, 2016 by Dr. Rashaad Bhyat A physician colleague of mine recently reflected on the changing nature of his practice, in the years since he started using an electronic medical record (EMR). He noted that an increasing amount of his work...

  • e-Requests for Prescription Renewals and Refills

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    e-Requests for prescription renewal or refill give patients the ability to request a medication renewal or a refill online or through a mobile device, without having to visit their care provider in person or wait on the phone. When used appropriately,...

  • System and Use Survey - e-visits


    11 June 2015

    This sample system and use survey for e-Visits outlines a question set about the adoption, use, system quality and value that permits patients to electronically communicate with a health provider.

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

    Virtual care is advancing in modern health care systems, and across Canada. Infoway commissioned research to examine virtual visits, also known as e-visits, in British Columbia. This webinar delivers the results of a patient survey and in-depth...

  • Myth: The Quality of Care Offered in a Virtual Visit is Not as Good as the Care in a Face-to-Face Visit


    12 June 2017

    Myth: The quality of care offered in a virtual visit is not as good as the care in a face-to-face visit. Fact: While in-person visits are essential in some cases, there are many scenarios in which virtual visits can provide the same standard of care. A...

  • Innovation

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    Innovation can be a small change that simplifies everyday tasks or it can be a big change that completely transforms the way we do something. It’s defined by the Council of Canadian Academies as “new or better ways of doing valued things,” and...

  • Virtual Visits and Patient-Centered Care: Results of a Patient Survey and Observational Study

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    The use of remote virtual visit technology is emerging as a new model of care and access to primary care services in Canada. This report discusses results from a retrospective population-based quantitative study on virtual visits conducted by...

  • e-Visits

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    Sometimes a patient only has a quick question or needs services that do not require an in-person visit with their health care provider. Sometimes visiting a clinic in person is a burden due to distance or mobility. e-Visits, also known as virtual visits...

  • Better Health Together

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    Think digital health isn’t working for you? Think again. Aimed at raising awareness of the value and benefits of digital health for Canadians, the Better Health Together campaign featured Canadians sharing their stories on their experiences with digital...

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