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Patient Portals

  • A Web-Based Patient Portal for Mental Health Care: Benefits Evaluation

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    18 November 2016

    Research was conducted for the benefits evaluation of a Web-based portal for patients undergoing treatment for serious or persistent mental illness. Canada Health Infoway invested in this project. The article is available in English only as originally...

  • Benefits of Digital Health

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    Digital health helps Canadians access better quality care, more efficiently through solutions and services such as electronic medical records, telehomecare, virtual visits and patient portals. For clinicians it means more informed decision making...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Consumer Health e-Services

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    Infoway’s Consumer Health Solutions investment program was established to educate and empower Canadians by providing electronic access to their health information and health care services. Canadians have indicated they are most likely to use digital...

  • Digital Health Myths

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    Digital health is transforming the way Canadians access health care as more and more are able to view their personal health history online, connect with their care provider through a virtual setting, and e-book medical appointments. It has also changed...

  • Empowering Patients and Families

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    The goal of Infoway’s work is to benefit Canadians, so it is important that they have a strong and proactive voice and role. Our strategy includes: Listening to the needs and perspectives of individual Canadians through surveys, focus groups, and...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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: Patients Don’t Want to See Their Health Information and Won’t Find the Information Useful

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    15 May 2017

    Myth: Patients don’t want to see their health information and won’t find the information useful. Fact: 69% of Canadians who don’t currently have online access to their medical records would like access. Furthermore, Canadians who do have access find it...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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’...

  • Patient Portals & e-Views

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    Access to health information helps empower Canadians to take an active role in their own health. Using patient portals and e-view solutions, patients can see their health information, such as lab results, online. This helps patients better understand...

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