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Telehealth

  • Dr. Dylan Blacquiere’s Story: Making the Health Care System Accessible

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    As a stroke neurologist, digital health has allowed Dr. Dylan Blacquiere to offer the same kind of expertise to patients who live in remote communities as he could to those in his local hospital. Providing expertise to remote patients allows them to...

  • Telehealth: Bringing care closer to home

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    In BC, thoracic surgeons are providing care closer to home for 30 per cent of their patients via telehealth. Here, Dr. Michael Humer, thoracic surgeon at BC Interior Health Authority, discusses the success they have found over the past eight years...

  • Quebec patients benefit from Televisit service

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    Televisit was launched in 2010 and now serves 26 pediatric and adult patients across various regions of Quebec. Financial support for the project was provided by Canada Health Infoway and the Ministère de la santé et des Services sociaux du Québec....

  • Telehealth Programs Benefit Patients in Remote Areas of B.C.

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    The chief information officer for British Columbia’s Interior Health Authority, a TeleHome Care nurse, and a thoracic surgeon talk about their programs and how they benefit patients in remote areas of the province.

  • Report Shows Canada Leading the Way in Use of Telehealth

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    A discussion about Telehealth Benefits and Adoption: Connecting People and Providers Across Canada, a report commissioned by Canada Health Infoway. Participants: Jennifer Zelmer, senior vice-president, clinical adoption and innovation, Canada Health...

  • Report Shows Canada Leading the Way in Use of Telehealth

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    A discussion about Telehealth Benefits and Adoption: Connecting People and Providers Across Canada, a report commissioned by Canada Health Infoway. Participants: Jennifer Zelmer, senior vice-president, clinical adoption and innovation, Canada Health...

  • Telehealth: Interior Health Authority

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    Interior Health Authority's Telehealth program reduces the distance between patients and care specialists and encourages self-monitoring. Interviews with Mal Griffin, Ellen Fleet, and Bill Nelems.

  • Dr. Ed Brown: Telemedicine

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    Dr. Ed Brown, CEO of the Ontario Telemedicine Network, discusses patient and health care provider satisfaction with Telemedicine, highlighting key benefits such as reducing hospital visits for patients and improving quality, sustainability and access to...

  • Canada Health Infoway reports on progress in Telehealth

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    A Canada Health Infoway News Release on the state of telehealth in the country.

  • Sutherland: Telehealth in Ontario

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    Valerie Sutherland, the Telemedicine Consultant at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto, ON, speaks about the use of Telemedicine services offered by her health care institution.

  • Mary Deren: Telehealth in Saskatchewan

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    Mary Deren, Regional Telehealth Coordinator for Sun Country Health Region, Weyburn, SK, speaks about the benefits of Telehealth in her health region.

  • A Thoracic Surgeon Talks about the Benefits of Telemedicine

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    Dr. Bill Nelems is one of the driving forces behind British Columbia’s Interior Health Authority’s TeleThoracic Surgery program. He talks about the benefits to health care professionals and to patients.

  • The COACH CTF Canadian Telehealth Report

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    The COACH CTF Canadian Telehealth Report is a biennial survey-based publication that provides jurisdiction-specific information on available, telehealth programs, services and outcomes, as well as future-oriented trends across Canada. This report is...

  • Evaluating the Benefits, Telehealth – TeleOncology, Initial Benefits Evaluation Assessment

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    31 July 2013

    This report provides initial insights into the early benefits of TeleOncology use in British Columbia. It includes a benefits evaluation framework, expected benefits, specific information on the origin and background of TeleOncology projects, initial...

  • Remote Patient Monitoring Could Improve The Quality of Life for Patients

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    Posted on July 2, 2014 by Bobby Gheorghiu Although Canada’s health care system faces many challenges ahead, there is also tremendous innovation happening that is transforming the way health care is delivered. Through the use of technology, for example,...

  • Remote Patient Care = Fewer Hospital Stays

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    Posted on April 15, 2015 by Shelagh Maloney Remote patient care (RPC) is just one digital health innovation that is transforming the delivery of health care in Canada. Infoway recently released a new whiteboard animation that explores the benefits of...

  • The Economics of Digital Health

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    Posted on February 9, 2016 by Shelagh Maloney Digital health can mean faster care and better outcomes for patients and instant access to important information for authorized clinicians — but the benefits don’t stop there.

  • Example Evaluation Methodology (Used in Newfoundland & Labrador Telehealth Strategy)

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    21 November 2012

    Example of a seven step evaluation methodology used in Newfoundland and Labrador's Telehealth strategy.

  • Telehealth programs benefit patients in remote areas of B.C.

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    The chief information officer for British Columbia’s Interior Health Authority, a TeleHome Care nurse, and a thoracic surgeon talk about their programs and how they benefit patients in remote areas of the province.

  • Analyse des effets d'un programme de télésoins à domicile déployé au CSSS Jardins-Roussillon (in French only)

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    12 April 2012

    Benefits evaluation report on the effects and costs of care for patients in Quebec with chronic diseases who have been tele-monitored. Results of the study showed a significant decrease in the number of hospitalizations and visits to the emergency...

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