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Remote Patient Monitoring

  • Access to Services

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    Providing Canadians with Access to Digital Health Services Infoway is committed to an integrated, person-centred health care system for all Canadians. Evidence shows that patient-centred care is directly related to improved quality and safety, lower...

  • Telehomecare

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    Telehomecare delivers health services to patients outside of a conventional care setting by connecting the patient and health care providers with technology. This team works together to maintain and improve the patient's health and wellness needs, using...

  • Acute Care Utilization Rates Drastically Decrease for Home Health Monitoring Patients on Vancouver Island

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    Posted on February 20, 2018 by Michelle Wright At Island Health, we believe in assessing the value of the projects we undertake, and I was brought on to Island Health’s Home Health Monitoring (HHM) team to help evaluate the program and produce a report...

  • There’s a New Normal for Congestive Heart Failure Patients: Fewer Hospital & ED Admissions

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    Posted on May 2, 2017 by Krista Balenko Follow @KBalenko In today’s digital age, we get automated reminders for everything... birthdays, meetings, appointments, prompts to take medications, encouragements to take more steps in a day and the list goes...

  • Webinar Slides: A Pan-Canadian Study on Remote Patient Monitoring

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    View slides from our webinar on Remote Patient Monitoring.

  • Marie-France’s Story: Confidence with Remote Patient Care

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    Marie-France is able to connect with health care team for regular monitoring, without the need for travel through remote patient care digital health services. It helps her and her family confidently manage her complex chronic condition, and has avoided...

  • Telehomecare: Receiving High Marks from Patients while Providing Significant Value for the Health Care System

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    Posted on May 24, 2018 by Krista Balenko , Jennifer Conn and Simon Hagens Over the past decade, Infoway has been investing in telehomecare (also known as remote patient monitoring or RPM) programs in Canada, delivering health services to patients in the...

  • Benefits Evidence – Pan-Canadian Studies

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    Benefits Evidence To assess the impact of Canada’s investment in digital health, Infoway undertakes regular monitoring and evaluation of the projects we invest in using our Benefits Evaluation Framework . Infoway commissions benefits evaluation studies...

  • 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...

  • Transforming the Patient Experience with Telehomecare

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    Posted on December 10, 2019 by Krista Balenko Telehomecare is enabling more Canadians to receive care at home, transforming the patient experience and helping to improve their quality of life by avoiding hospital stays and trips to the emergency...

  • Dr. Leo Picard’s Story: Connecting with Patients Remotely

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    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.

  • Remote Patient Monitoring: Keeping Patients at Home

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    Nancy is enrolled in a Community Paramedicine Program that provides digital health tools in the homes of patients so they can measure their vitals such as blood pressure, weight and oxygen levels. The information is sent to Emergency Medical Services in...

  • 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...

  • Telehealth

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    Telehealth helps bring care closer to home for Canadians by linking patients with their health care team when they are not in the same location, often using videoconferencing. Available in every province and territory, services may be tailored to...

  • Supporting Patients’ Digital Health Literacy

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    Posted on September 1, 2020 by Dr. Rashaad Bhyat Physical distancing, social circles, contact tracing, R0 numbers…over the past few months, we’ve adapted quickly to a wide range of new terms and concepts in order to stay healthy. For many Canadians,...

  • Literature Review on the Use and Impact of Telehomecare Programs

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    27 March 2018

    This literature review examines the primary effects of implementing telehomecare and remote patient monitoring programs for some of the most common diseases in efforts to reform digital health in Canada. Studies conducted in this assessment highlight...

  • Remote Patient Monitoring Project: Prince Edward Island

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    09 March 2018

    This report explores the value of PEI’s Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) program in providing digital health solutions to patients living with congestive heart failure (CHF) or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). As a Canada Health Infoway...

  • Telehomecare: Delivering Value for Canadians — Infographic

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    23 May 2018

    Recent telehomecare reports from six projects in five provinces (Ontario, British Columbia, Newfoundland and Labrador, Prince Edward Island & Quebec) involved in the Infoway Telehomecare Program, have yielded impressive results. View our infographic to...

  • Digital Health Equity Analysis: Access to Electronically-Enabled Health Services

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    06 May 2021

    The Digital Health Equity Analysis aims to uncover inequalities in the access to digitally-enabled health services across gender categories and ethnic groups. It also examines how some socio-economic determinants of health impact access to digital...

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