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Patient Portals

  • Immunization Connect Ontario (ICON): Ontario Survey Results

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    07 January 2019

    The Immunization Connect Ontario (ICON) initiative allows parents to view and report their child’s immunization records to public health. A survey of users of the system found it is considered secure and easy to use. Seventy-seven percent of respondents...

  • Valuing Canadians’ Secure Access to Their Health Information and Digital Health e-Services

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    12 July 2018

    Personal health records and other e-services provide $106 to $134 million a year in value to the health care system. Download our study to learn more about the value of patient health records.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Current and Potential Value of Canadians’ Secure Access to Their Health Information and Digital Health e-Services

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    In collaboration with the Social Research and Demonstration Corporation (SRDC), Infoway recently completed a comprehensive study to estimate the evidence-based value of citizen access to their health information and a set of digital health e-services....

  • 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...

  • 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’...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Karla's Story: Patient Portals

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    As a nurse working with chronic disease patients, Karla explains how electronic portals are enabling patients to be a more active part of their care team.

  • Judith’s Story: Becoming a Partner in Your Care

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    Learn how private and secure electronic access to her health information empowered Judith and her family during her battle with cancer.

  • Cheryl-Anne's Story: Becoming an Informed Patient

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    Listen to Cheryl-Anne's story as she explains the benefits of digital health tools when managing her cancer journey.

  • Alexa's Story: Patient Empowerment

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    Alexa has used digital health for the management of chronic conditions, and appreciates that through digital health, she is more empowered when working with her health care team.

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