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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The National Survey of Canadian Community Pharmacists: Use of Digital Health Technologies in Practice

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    09 October 2014

    This survey explored Canadian community pharmacists' access to and usage of digital health tools. It was a joint collaboration between the Canadian Pharmacists Association and Canada Health Infoway.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Prince Edward Island Drug Information System: Evaluation Report

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    27 May 2010

    Benefit evaluation report reviewing the process in which the province-wide drug information system was developed and implemented and to assess whether the full implemented system is achieving desired outcomes in relation in stakeholder benefits 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...


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