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  • Alexa's Story: Working in Partnership with Your Health Provider

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    Alexa uses digital health to manage her health in partnership with her health care team. Digital health enables her to not only see her health information, but to enter her own data. Find out more about her story.

  • Aaron’s Story: Saving Time Through e-Booking

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    Students are busy people – and their schedules are anything but regular. That’s just one reason why the University of British Columbia Student Health Services has put in place an e-scheduling solution that allows patients to schedule appointments using...

  • Wendy’s Story: Living Well with Telehomecare (Remote Patient Monitoring)

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    7 April 2016 Wendy is an artist in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan who has chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). She says telehomecare (remote patient monitoring) is a “Godsend” that provides people like her with the care and support they need, in their...

  • Digital Health in Saskatchewan: Living Well with Telehomecare (Remote Patient Monitoring)

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    7 April 2016 Wendy Waters is an artist in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan who has chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). She says telehomecare (remote patient monitoring) helped her manage her condition and gave her the care and support she needed...

  • Darcy Marciniuk’s Story: Improving Patient Care

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    7 April 2016 As Medical Director of the Saskatoon Health Region’s LiveWell Chronic Disease Management COPD Program, Dr. Darcy Marciniuk says digital health has tremendous potential to improve patient care.

  • Donna Goodridge’s Story: Better Care for Patients with Chronic Diseases

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    7 April 2016 Donna Goodridge managed a remote patient monitoring program for the Saskatoon Health Region’s LiveWell Chronic Disease Management COPD Program. She says this telehomecare initiative offers tremendous benefits to patients who have chronic...

  • Dana and Brittany’s Story: The Benefits of Telehomecare (Remote Patient Monitoring)

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    7 April 2016 Dana Higgins and Brittany Kachur are nurses in the Saskatoon Health Region’s LiveWell Chronic Disease Management COPD Program who provided care to patients in a remote patient monitoring program, known in some parts of the country as...

  • Digital Health in Saskatchewan: The Benefits of Telehomecare (Remote Patient Monitoring)

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    7 April 2016 A telehomecare (remote patient monitoring) program helped patients in the Saskatoon Health Region’s LiveWell program manage their chronic conditions while staying in their own homes. We hear from one of those patients, as well as the two...

  • What does it Mean to be an Engaged Patient?

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    Canadians are increasingly using digital tools to become more engaged in their health and with their health care teams. In this video, three Canadians talk about what it means to be an engaged patient.

  • The Importance of Being an Engaged Patient

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    Digital health tools and services are helping Canadians become more active participants in their health care, and enabling them to have better interactions with their care teams. In this video, five Canadians talk about why it’s important for patients...

  • Saskatchewan’s electronic health record is helping clinicians improve patient care

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    Thousands of authorized health care providers in Saskatchewan have secure online access to their patients’ medical information. Learn why one Saskatchewan physician wouldn't dream of going back to paper.

  • Donna's Story: Faster Care in Emergency Situations

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    Donna first experienced the benefits of digital health when her father was in the emergency room. Learn why Donna credits digital health for her father’s health today.

  • From Paper to Digital: Childhood Immunization Records

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    The Panorama public health surveillance tool has given Holly Tronson, from Westbank First Nation in British Columbia, the reassurance of knowing that her children's immunization records are available digitally and can be retrieved easily and quickly by...

  • Sara and Marcus' Story: Managing Type 1 Diabetes (60)

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    Sara and her son Marcus use digital health to support managing Marcus’ Type 1 diabetes, giving their family peace of mind.

  • Dr. Ewan Affleck’s Story: Doctors Working to Improve the Health of Canadians

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    Doctors are working to improve the health of Canadians. Many are transforming health care at the same time, some in surprising ways. These everyday heroes are leading the way towards health care transformation by innovating for patients

  • Brian's Story - Heart and Stroke Foundation

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    Brian was in his 40s, active and playing tennis regularly. Then suddenly, he needed emergency triple bypass surgery. After facing down heart disease, Brian has changed his attitude, lifestyle and approach to living.

  • Monique’s Story: Improving the Quality of Life

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    Hear how Monique's cancer treatment was made easier through her clinic's use of digital health.

  • Marissa’s Story: Digital Imaging

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    After fracturing her ankle, Marissa benefited from digital imaging that ensured her x-rays were easily accessible by her care team, when they needed them.

  • 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...

  • Karla's Story: Working in Collaboration

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    As a nurse and a patient, Karla feels the impact of digital health every day. Learn how Karla sees digital health as a tool for healthcare professionals to collaborate and provide the best care possible for Canadians.

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