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Drug Information System

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Updated Toolkit is the Go-to Resource for Electronic Medication Reconciliation Implementation

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    Posted on July 11, 2017 by Seema Nayani We all know the importance of medication reconciliation, so why is there a significant lack of wide spread implementation of a formalized process throughout all care transitions such as admission, transfer or...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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,...

  • The Effect of Handwritten Prescription Orders on Pharmacists Clarification Calls

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    14 May 2012

    This study evaluates the prevalence of clarification calls at four pharmacies in St. John’s, Newfoundland. In addition, it set out to determine the reasons for the clarification calls, the time taken to make the calls, and to compare the clarification...

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