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  • Benefit Evaluation of the Wel-Tel Program: Patient‐Centered Monitoring

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    29 January 2016

    This University of British Columbia (UBC) report examines quality of care and efficiency benefits for patients and providers using a mobile health (mHealth) tool for chronic disease management. The project uses text messaging to promote self-care and...

  • Benefit Evaluation of the Wel-Tel Program: Patient‐Centered Monitoring Summary

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    16 February 2016

    This document provides a condensed and visual representation of the University of British Columbia report on the WelTel mHealth Program . The report was funded by Infoway.

  • breathe: A Canadian Asthma App

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    To help asthma patients better manage their condition, the Ontario Lung Association has developed breathe – a mobile app that helps people with asthma track their symptoms, triggers and medication usage, and provides them with an Action Plan generated...

  • Canadians’ Use of Mobile Health Apps and Connected Devices to Support Health and Well-being Gaining Momentum

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    Posted on September 19, 2017 by Chad Leaver Follow @chadnandrew Summer theatre festivals across the country attract Canadians and travellers alike to experience the performing arts. Recently, I took in Guys and Dolls — the classic musical at the...

  • Diffusion of Smart Devices for Health in Canada – Final Report

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    18 September 2017

    This study examines the results from a national survey of 4,109 Canadian adults, which sought to understand consumer use patterns for mobile apps and smart devices to monitor health and well-being. Funded by Canada Health Infoway, and conducted in...

  • Infographic: The Diffusion of Smart Devices for Health in Canada

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    14 November 2017

    Results of a recent study show an opportunity to advance the health of Canadians through mobile apps and smart devices. It is the first comparable study of its kind internationally, and the largest ever, world-wide. View the full report.

  • Life Really IS Measured By the Breaths You Take

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    Posted on November 14, 2017 by Linda V When I was growing up, I wanted to be just like my big sister and one day I discovered that, alas, it was happening. I didn’t get her long black hair, rapier wit or superior intelligence. Instead, I got her chronic...

  • Making an Impact: The Future of Connected Devices

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    Posted on November 7, 2017, by Dr. Sunny Kumar A few years ago, I met with a company that had designed a consumer grade technology to monitor the pattern and frequency of leg muscle contractions during cycling. The information would be fed back in real...

  • mHealth Computing Between Clinicians and Patients Webinar

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    View slides from our webinar about the clinical uses of these technologies, as well as the economic value and the privacy, security and operational considerations.

  • Mobile Computing in Clinical Settings

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    January 30, 2014 This webinar was delivered by Dennis Giokas, Chief Technology Officer, Mark Nenadovic and Stanley Ratajczak, Group Directors, Emerging Technology Group on the economic value of mHealth, opportunities for its effective application in...

  • Mobile Computing in Clinical Settings White Paper (Executive Summary)

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    10 December 2013

    This executive summary provides an overview of the economic value of mobile health (mHealth) technologies when used by clinicians, opportunities for effective application in Canadian health delivery organizations, and some of the approaches for getting...

  • Mobile Computing in Clinical Settings White Paper (Full Report)

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    10 December 2013

    The full version of this white paper provides insight into the economic value of mobile health (mHealth) technologies when used by clinicians, opportunities for effective application in Canadian health delivery organizations, and some of the approaches...

  • Mobile Health Computing Between Clinicians and Patients

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    June 19, 2014 In this webinar, members of Canada Health Infoway’s Emerging Technology Group talked about the clinical uses of these technologies, as well as the economic value and the privacy, security and operational considerations. You will also hear...

  • Mobile Health Computing Between Clinicians and Patients White Paper (Executive Summary)

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    09 May 2014

    This executive summary discusses the effective use of mobile devices and apps in health care delivery, specifically related to clinician and patient interactions. This is a companion piece to the Mobile Computing in Clinical Settings white paper.

  • Mobile Health Computing Between Clinicians and Patients White Paper (Full Report)

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    09 May 2014

    The full version of this white paper discusses the effective use of mobile devices and apps in health care delivery, specifically related to clinician and patient interactions. This is a companion piece to the Mobile Computing in Clinical Settings white...

  • Multi-Device Mobile Access to Regional EHR Project

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    14 March 2016

    Recent studies indicate the increasing trend of smart phone and tablet use by healthcare providers (HCPs) as a tool to augment practice. It is a natural progression for a regional electronic health record (EHR) to be accessible with a mobile device....

  • Myth: Digital Health Apps Are Not Evidence-based and Do Not Work

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    Posted on July 18, 2017 by Bobby Gheorghiu Infoway recently launched a digital health myths busting campaign , and as part of the campaign, we asked you to submit myths you’d like us to bust. One myth you asked us to debunks was, “Digital health apps...

  • One Quarter of Canadians Using Connected Objects to Track their Health and Well-being

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    Posted on September 26, 2017 by Claire Bourget Internet of Things refers to connected objects that have a variety of uses and a capacity to communicate and transfer data.

  • Ottawa Hospital mHealth Research Team Develops ImmunizeCA App

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    Posted on October 31 by Dr. Kumanan Wilson and Katherine Atkinson In this digital world, people need digital solutions to manage their health and navigate the complex health systems. This is why The Ottawa Hospital mHealth Research Team will be talking...

  • Simplicity, Ubiquity and Affordability Key to Consumer Health Innovation

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    Posted on September 13, 2016 by Bobby Gheorghiu Earlier this summer, at e-Health 2016, I had the pleasure of moderating a very interesting and distinguished panel of clinical researchers from British Columbia who described each of their initiatives...

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