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  • 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...

  • 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 features Canadians sharing their stories on their experiences with digital...

  • Canadians

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    80 per cent of Canadians want access to their health records and other digital health solutions, such as e-booking and e-visits. Additionally, 96 per cent of Canadians think it's important the health care system make use of digital health tools and...

  • Consumer Health e-Services

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    Infoway’s Consumer Health Solutions investment program was established to educate and empower Canadians by providing electronic access to their health information and health care services. Canadians have indicated they are most likely to use digital...

  • 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?”

  • Dr. Leo Picard’s story

    Dr. Leo Picard, a rheumatologist in Moncton, New Brunswick, implemented video consulting in his practice in order to provide timely care and follow-up consultations to his patients in remote areas.

  • 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,...

  • 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...

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

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

  • 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...

  • Empowering Patients and Families

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    The goal of Infoway’s work is to benefit Canadians, so it is important that they have a strong and proactive voice and role. Our strategy includes: Listening to the needs and perspectives of individual Canadians through surveys, focus groups, and...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Innovation in Health Care

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

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


    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...

  • 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...

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


    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...

  • 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.

  • 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...

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