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Virtual Visits

  • 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...

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

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    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

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    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...

  • The Evolving Story of Digital Health

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    Posted on June 20, 2017 by Dr. Rashaad Bhyat Follow @DrRBhyat The story of digital health in Canada has taken many twists and turns over the years, but steadily, we are approaching a point of critical mass.

  • 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...

  • Digital Health Myths

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    Digital health is transforming the way Canadians access health care as more and more are able to view their personal health history online, connect with their care provider through a virtual setting, and e-book medical appointments. It has also changed...

  • 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.

  • Virtual Visits in British Columbia: 2015 Patient Survey and Physician Interview Study

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    25 July 2016

    Infoway led this research study to examine virtual visits in British Columbia. These are the results of a patient survey and in-depth interviews with primary care physicians and describe the value for patients and the perceptions of family physicians...

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

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    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...

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

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    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...

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

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    Virtual care is advancing in modern health care systems, and across Canada. Infoway commissioned research to examine virtual visits, also known as face-to-face real time videoconference visits, in British Columbia. This webinar: Shares results of a...

  • Virtual 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 issues. Virtual visits, also known as...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Benefits of e-Health

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    e-Health, or 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...

  • Valuing Canadians’ Secure Access to Their Health Information and Digital Health e-Services

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    12 July 2018

    Personal health records and other e-services provide $106 to $134 million a year in value to the health care system. Download our study to learn more about the value of patient health records.

  • Current and Potential Value of Canadians’ Secure Access to Their Health Information and Digital Health e-Services

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    In collaboration with the Social Research and Demonstration Corporation (SRDC), Infoway recently completed a comprehensive study to estimate the evidence-based value of citizen access to their health information and a set of digital health e-services....

  • 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...

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