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  • Infoway PHS Evaluation Report, March 2009

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    09 March 2009

    This report presents the findings from a performance evaluation of Infoway’s Public Health Surveillance (PHS) program.

  • LEADing Practices: Frances Jamieson Digital Health in Canada Interview 2014

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    Hear from the LEADing Practice award recipients - recorded at the 2014 Advancing Care Peer Leader Symposium, hosted by Canada Health Infoway: Frances Jamieson how information technology helps them investigate and manage tuberculosis cases.

  • Social Media Landscape Infographic

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    03 July 2015

    This document highlights the how to best leverage some of the most popular social media sites and their uses prepared for the Public Health Social Media Challenge participants.

  • Public Health Social Media Challenge Expert Forum Shares Social Media Tips

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    Posted on May 15, 2014 by Fraser Ratchford The ImagineNation Public Health Social Media Challenge seeks to inspire public health organizations in Canada to use social media initiatives in creative and innovative ways to improve public health. We’ve had...

  • Harnessing the Power of Social Media

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    Posted on April 4, 2014 by Fraser Ratchford Canada is a very connected nation. In fact, Canadians are the heaviest Internet users in the world, spending an average of 45.6 hours per month online, according to a report from the Canadian Internet...

  • Infoway Challenges Public Health Organizations to Go Viral

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    Posted on February 26, 2014 by Fraser Ratchford This year Canada Health Infoway is challenging public health organizations to go viral. Our ImagineNation Public Health Social Media Challenge is designed to inspire public health organizations in Canada...

  • Put Your Audience First When Devising a Social Media Plan

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    Posted on July 8, 2014 by Fraser Ratchford I recently had the pleasure of hosting our second Expert Forum. For one hour, teams participating in our ImagineNation Public Health Social Media Challenge presented their social media initiatives to receive...

  • Finding a Smaller, More Targeted Audience May be The Key to Success in Social Media

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    Posted on August 20, 2014 by Jennifer Zelmer Having just started tweeting, I was excited to join Infoway’s recent Public Health Social Media Challenge Expert Q&A Session. Teams from our Public Health Social Media Challenge were given the opportunity to...

  • The Results are in for the Public Health Social Media Campaign

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    Posted on November 13, 2014 by Fraser Ratchford In the words of our President and CEO, Michael Green, “in today’s digital world, there are many ways to deliver a message”. When I worked in Public Health [a few years back], I was always an advocate for...

  • Going from Paper to Digital Enables Quick Access to Immunization Records

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    Posted on September 9, 2015 by Shelagh Maloney With some vaccine-preventable diseases such as measles making a resurgence, quick and easy access to immunization records is more important than ever before. Digital health offers public health officials...

  • Ready for a digital injection? Parents’ perspectives on immunization record keeping

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    11 March 2016

    To gain a better understanding of the current nature of immunization record keeping practices in Canada, Infoway commissioned a research firm to conduct a survey and focus groups that explored parents’ experiences with managing their children’s...

  • Is it Time for a Digital Injection?

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    Posted on March 16, 2016 by Sukirtha Tharmalingam Nearly one-third (30%) of parents aren’t fully confident they can provide complete, accurate records on their children’s immunizations, according to a survey commissioned by Canada Health Infoway...

  • BC Panorama Benefits Evaluation Report for Immunization Management and Family Health Modules

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    22 July 2015

    Panorama is a Public Health Surveillance application. The report focuses on stakeholder groups that are familiar with, and utilize the Immunization Management and Family Health modules, for health care delivery, as well as decision-making purposes in...

  • The Healthy Behaviour Data Challenge: Calling for innovations to track non-traditional public health data

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    Posted on June 12, 2017 by Timothy Luk and Shahab Shahnazari Traditionally, public health data are collected at the institutional or local level using a variety of methods including self-reported surveys, telephone interviews or online questionnaires....

  • Patient Access

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    Today, 80 per cent of Canadians want access to their health records and other digital health solutions. Infoway regularly commissions research, surveys and focus groups to better understand the areas of patient access that need attention. This research...

  • 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...

  • Healthy Behaviour Data Challenge Finalists Named

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    Posted on October 26, 2017 by Timothy Luk and Shahab Shahnazari Finalists for Phase 1 of the Healthy Behaviour Data Challenge — an initiative designed to find innovative way to identify new data sources and methods for monitoring public health — have...

  • Healthy Behaviour Data Challenge Winners Announced

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    Posted on May 1, 2018 by Timothy Luk , Maggie Clark , and Shahab Shahnazari MaRS Discovery District (MaRS), the Public Health Agency of Canada, and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research officially announced the winners of the Healthy Behaviour Data...

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