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Lab Tests

  • Atlantic Canada iEHR – Labs Benefits Evaluation Project – Phase 2 (Nova Scotia)

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    18 September 2014

    In 2013, Nova Scotia began the implementation of a province-wide clinical information system, the Secure Health Access Record (SHARE), which pulls together patient information from across Nova Scotia. The SHARE Viewer is a portal that clinicians use to...

  • Digital Health in Canada: Kimberly's Story

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    As a community pharmacist, Kimberly uses digital health to obtain critical patient information. Learn how access to lab results prevented Kimberly from prescribing the wrong medication to a patient.

  • EMR Integrated Labs Workflow Evaluation Report

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    20 July 2012

    This study, carried out on behalf of Canada Health Infoway, examined the possible benefits of integrated electronic reporting of laboratory test results in physician practices that had already adopted an Electronic Medical Record system (EMRs).

  • Integration of the OLIS and SWODIN Viewers into Patient Electronic Records and the Benefits to Access of Patient Information

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    14 March 2016

    Grey Bruce Health Services (GBHS) launched the OLIS (Ontario Laboratories Information System) and SWODIN (South Western Ontario Diagnostic Imaging Network) Integration Projects to provide clinician access to lab results and x-rays in patient electronic...

  • Laboratory Information Systems

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    When a patient is tested at a clinic, hospital or other facility, laboratory information systems enable technicians to enter results into a database that is accessible to authorized users. This allows clinicians to quickly access results and reports,...

  • 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...

  • Reduce Duplicate Tests

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    In Canada, there are 150 wasteful duplicates for every 1,000 lab tests performed. Electronic health records provide a complete record of a patient's test results that reduce duplication while saving time and money.

  • Reduced Duplicate Tests

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    In Canada, there are 150 wasteful duplicates for every 1,000 lab tests performed. Electronic health records provide a complete record of a patient's test results that reduce duplication while saving time and money.

  • Shortened wait times

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    Waiting for specialized treatment and diagnosis is enhanced by electronic records that allow patients like Grace de Jong to access online information about wait times, getting her faster access to diagnostic testing.

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