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Drug Information System

  • ADEs in Adult Patients Leading in Emergency Visits: Baseline Study of Provincial Pharmacy Network Benefits

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    29 April 2010

    Study report from the Newfoundland Centre for Health Information evaluating the prevalence of adverse drug events (ADEs) in the province using St. John’s emergency departments (ED) as a proxy measure for ADEs that occur in the community. Available in...

  • Adopting Pan-Canadian Standards: PEI’s Experience

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    See how Prince Edward Island, one of the first provinces in Canada to introduce a Drug Information System, keeps track of prescription drug records.

  • Adverse Drug Events in Adult Patients Leading to Emergency Department Visits

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    29 April 2010

    Research study finding that adult adverse drug events (ADE)-related emergency department visits are frequent in Newfoundland & Labrador, and in most cases preventable. This study establishes a baseline for understanding the impacts of a provincial drug...

  • Benefits Evaluation

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    Infoway works closely with our partners to assess the value of digital health projects and whether objectives have been achieved with our investments. These evaluations help us understand how our investments are impacting Canadians and the health care...

  • Benefits Evaluation Framework

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    Infoway worked with a panel of leading researchers to develop a Benefits Evaluation Framework and Strategy to help understand the effects Canada's investments in digital health technologies are having on individuals and the health care system as a...

  • Benefits Evidence – Pan-Canadian Studies

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    Benefits Evidence To assess the impact of Canada’s investment in digital health, Infoway undertakes regular monitoring and evaluation of the projects we invest in using our Benefits Evaluation Framework . Infoway commissions benefits evaluation studies...

  • British Columbia: eHealth Benefits Estimates

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    22 August 2013

    The study leverages the model and findings of three pan-Canadian benefits evaluation studies for Diagnostic Imaging, Drug Information Systems, and Telehealth previously commissioned by Infoway . Benefits captured include both direct financial benefits...

  • Canadian community pharmacists’ use of digital health technologies in practice

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    This article discusses the access, use and benefits of digital health in pharmacy practice based on a 2014 survey of community pharmacists in Canada.

  • Connecting the Circle of Care with PEI’s Provincial EHR

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    In 2006, with funding from Canada Health Infoway, PEI embarked on a project to replace four legacy systems in one hospital with a new EHR system. Now, no matter where a patient goes in PEI, their record follows them. Margaret Duffy-Landry, RN Business...

  • Drug Information Systems

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    A drug information system (DIS) enables authorized users to access, manage, share and safeguard patients' medication histories. A DIS can reduce prescription errors resulting in fewer adverse drug events (such as drug-to-drug interactions) and reduced...

  • Drug Information Systems in PEI

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    Learn how developers of health information systems connected hospitals, pharmacies and doctors to share drug information in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.

  • eMedRec

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    Medication reconciliation is the formal process by which a health care team works with patients, their families and other health care providers to understand which medications the patient is taking. When a patient moves from the care of one health team...

  • Emergency Department Access to Drug History Project (Ontario) Drug Profile Viewer System – Benefits Evaluation Report

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    11 March 2016

    This benefits evaluation report reviews Ontario’s Drug Profile Viewer (DPV) System, which was initially implemented in Emergency Departments (EDs) across Ontario. Authorized End Users were asked a series of questions about: ease of use; availability and...

  • Evaluation of Inappropriate Medication Use via Drug Utilization Reviews

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    23 June 2015

    The Newfoundland and Labrador Pharmacy Network is a province-wide Drug Information System (DIS) that offers comprehensive real-time medication profiles, and an interactive database to assist pharmacists in identifying potential adverse drug interactions...

  • Evaluation of its Representativeness to the Population of Newfoundland and Labrador

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    23 June 2015

    The Newfoundland and Labrador Pharmacy Network is a province-wide drug information system that offers comprehensive real-time medication profiles, and an interactive database to assist pharmacists in identifying potential adverse drug interactions and...

  • Impact of a Centralized Provincial Drug Profile Viewer on the Quality and Efficiency of Patient Admission Medication Reconciliation

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    11 March 2016

    This report investigates and evaluates whether a centralized provincial medication database, the Ontario Drug Profile Viewer (DPV), adds unique value (quality and efficiency) to a structured best possible medication history clinician process for...

  • National Impact of Generation 2 Drug Information Systems Technical Report (Full)

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    15 September 2010

    This pan-Canadian drug information system benefits evaluation study details the quality and productivity outcomes being realized through these systems.

  • National Impact of Generation 2 Drug Information Systems Technical Report (Summary)

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    15 September 2010

    This pan-Canadian drug information system benefits evaluation study details the quality and productivity outcomes being realized through these systems.

  • 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...

  • Projects List

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    Infoway co-invests with jurisdictions and other organizations to support projects across the country. Many of these projects, especially those supported by early federal investment in Infoway, are complete or nearing completion. Projects List (2007,...

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