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Patient Portals

  • Use and Maturity of Electronic Patient Portals

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    This publication examines adoption trends for electronic patient portals across Canada and internationally. These portals are aimed at providing consumers with access to their own health records along with added functions aimed to improving convenience...

  • Patients Online: Whither from Here?

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    There has been a growing interest in patient-centred care, rapid technology development, increasing adoption of digital health by clinicians and consumers and a vibrant dialogue about the associated policy implications and options. In this response, the...

  • Understanding the Gap between Desire for and Use of Consumer Health Solutions

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    Modern healthcare is more complex than ever before, with a broader range of care providers, organizations, diagnostic approaches and treatments. The result is that accurate and timely information is more important than ever. In response, clinical use of...

  • My Health Matters: Information and Tools for Albertans

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    Canadians want to be informed and involved when it comes to their health. Patient portals, such as myhealth.alberta.ca, are providing residents with access to credible online health care information, tools and wellness tips. Karla Vermeer, Registered...

  • Whiteboard Animation: Saving Time with Digital Health Tools

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    A new whiteboard animation examines findings from a Conference Board of Canada report that looked into how much time people could save if they had access to digital health.

  • PHP Benefits Evaluation: Cancer Surgery Alberta Summative Report For CSA

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    20 April 2016

    This report provides the summary of findings from three phases of the Benefits Evaluation of the Quality of Life tool integration into Cancer Surgery Alberta (CSA). The report focuses on the evaluation of access,use, and experience of the tool.

  • Nova Scotia Online Patient Portal Leading the Way

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    Posted on August 23, 2016 by Michael Green By early 2017, Nova Scotia will be the first province in Canada to offer all residents secure online access to their health information. MyHealthNS is an online tool, or portal, that enables patients and...

  • Who has Access to What? Adolescent Access to Personal Health Information

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    Posted on August 29, 2016 by Joan Roch A lot of organizations are interested in giving people more access to their health information. They are building portals and apps so people can have that access. But a question that always arises is: “Should...

  • Group Health Centre’s myCARE Benefits Evaluation Plan

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    14 March 2016

    Group Health Centre (GHC) launched a project to evaluate the benefits resulting from the implementation of myCARE patient portal. This report details the benefits focus areas selected, activities and tasks planned to collect data, analysis and the...

  • Connecting Families to Their Health Record and Care Team: The Use, Utility and Impact of a Client/Family Health Portal at a Children’s Rehabilitation Hospital

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    12 April 2017

    This JMIR article examines the use, utility and impact on engagement in care of a client/family health portal. Clients at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital were provided access to their electronic health records (EHRs) and secure, two-way...

  • Patient Access: Achieving Results and Accelerating Adoption

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    Posted on May 30, 2017 by Selina Brudnicki The world of patient portals and patient engagement is on the verge of transformational change. The change has the potential to transition ‘patients’ from being passive recipients of health care to ‘people’...

  • Citizen Engagement Key to Achieving CHIP Citizen Portal Pilot Success

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    Posted on June 27 by Lillian Ly In early 2016, eHealth Saskatchewan (eHealth) launched the Citizen Health Information Portal (CHIP) pilot that ran from January through to August. CHIP is a secure, online web service that provides users with quick and...

  • Myth: I Don’t Have a Right to Access My Health Records

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    06 April 2017

    Myth: I don’t have a right to access my health records. Fact: Your health care provider is the custodian (trustee) of your health record, responsible for proper use and management of the record. However, the information in the record is yours and you...

  • Myth: Doctors Will Be Flooded With Calls If Patients Have Access to Their Lab Results Online

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    07 April 2017

    Myth: Doctors will be flooded with calls if patients have access to their lab results online Fact: Patients who have access to their lab results online are less likely to call their physicians while waiting for results and they’re less likely to have an...

  • Patient Portals Enable Proactive — Rather Than Reactive — Health Care

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    Posted on November 16, 2017 by J. Tyler Moss My experience with eHealth Saskatchewan’s Citizen Health Information Portal (CHIP) began in the spring of 2016. A request went out to residents of Saskatchewan to sign on to the pilot project; I did, and...

  • myCARE Benefits Evaluation and Final Report

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    25 August 2016

    The Group Health Centre (GHC) is Ontario's largest and longest established alternatively funded healthcare organization, offering primary and specialist ambulatory care. In September 2014, GHC implemented myCARE, a patient portal that allows patients...

  • miDASH Consumer Health Solution Benefits Evaluation

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    01 September 2016

    Health Quality Innovation Collaboration (HQIC) is a non-for-profit organization founded in Ontario by a group of primary care physicians. In January 2014, HQIC launched a patient portal, miDash, that can work across multiple Electronic Medical Records...

  • MyHealthLinked Project Review and Benefits Evaluation Final Report

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    23 September 2016

    In March 2015, Barrie and Community Family Health Team (BCFHT) undertook a demonstration project which included the launch of myhealthlinked patient portal. The objective of this Benefits Evaluation report was to uncover any evidence to support...

  • Holland Bloorview connect2care Benefits Evaluation Report

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    01 November 2016

    In December 2014, Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital implemented a consumer health portal, connect2care, that allows patients and families to view components of their clinical health record, book appointments, request changes to their...

  • Ontario Shores’ HealthCheck Patient Portal Benefits Evaluation Report

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    17 November 2016

    In December, 2014, Ontario Shores launched the ‘Healthcheck’ Patient Portal to provide patients and caregivers access to their health information, with the aim to promote patient engagement and partnerships in care. The results of this benefits...

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