Epic EHR Program: MyChart Consumer Health Solutions Benefits Evaluation Report (Pilot)
16 June 2016
The Children’s Hospital for Eastern Ontario (CHEO) servicing Eastern Ontario, Western Quebec, Nunavut and parts of Northern Ontario implemented an integrated Electronic Health Record (EHR) including MyChart, a secure online portal in CHEO’s Diabetes...
This report discusses the results of a research project that consisted of an online Pan-Canadian survey and in-person focus groups to better understand adult and adolescent perceptions on rights of access to health information, willingness to share this...
Provisions Relating To Minors in Provincial and Territorial Health Information Privacy and Health Care Consent Statutes
02 June 2016
This report provides information and an overview of the current landscape and legal framework in Canada regarding access to personal health information as it relates to minors. This document is available in English only. Also see: Environmental Scan:...
Environmental Scan: Statutory Provisions Relating to Rights of Minors – Summary Table
02 June 2016
This document provides selected statutory provisions by province relating to rights of minors in health information, health care and social services issues in a summarized table format. This document is available in English only.
Environmental Scan: Statutory Provisions Relating to Rights of Minors
02 June 2016
This document provides selected statutory provisions by jurisdiction related to rights of minors in health information, health care and social services issues. This document is available in English only.
Environmental Scan: Processes to Enable Adolescent Access to Personal Health Records
02 June 2016
This document focuses on the findings of an environmental scan, including a literature review and key informant interviews, conducted to better understand how jurisdictions within Canada, other countries, organizations and associations manage or...
This guide provides an overview of the Knowing is Better than not Knowing clinician education campaign, an introduction to the tools, implementation ideas and tips. Use this informative document as a go-to resource when using the toolkit elements.
EMR, EHR and PHR – and Now aEMR and H/HIS – What’s with These Systems?
Posted on May 4, 2016 by Dennis Giokas A lot has changed since the initial blog post on this topic five years ago. The nature of the systems supporting clinicians and patients has matured significantly. For example, many now have advanced functionality...
Children’s Hospital for Eastern Ontario EpicCare Ambulatory Program Benefits Evaluation Report
27 April 2016
The Children’s Hospital for Eastern Ontario (CHEO) is a pediatric health and research center serving the national Capital region including Eastern Ontario, Western Quebec, as well as Nunavut and parts of Northern Ontario. CHEO implemented an...
Final Benefits Evaluation: Ambulatory Electronic Mental Health Record - Southlake Regional Health Centre and Mackenzie Health
25 April 2016
This evaluation was completed for the implementation of the Ambulatory Electronic Mental Health Record (AEMHR) project at Mackenzie Richmond Hill Hospital and Southlake Regional Health Centre and includes Single Sign On (SSO) connection of the hospitals...
Measuring Interoperable EHR adoption and maturity: a Canadian example
08 April 2016
This BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making journal article examines the adoption of interoperable electronic health records (EHRs) across Canada through March 2015. Nearly 250,000 clinician and administrative users, approximately half of Canada’s...
BE-7 & BE-9: Prince Edward Island Post Implementation Survey and Interview Analysis (2011)
01 April 2016
Prince Edward Island’s Clinical Information System (CIS connects the province’s hospitals in a real-time exchange of clinically relevant patient information. An evaluation to assess the benefits and overall impact of CIS was conducted by Health PEI,...
BE-7 & BE-9: Prince Edward Island Post Implementation Survey and Interview Analysis (2015)
31 March 2016
This report is a follow-up to the original report from 2011. Prince Edward Island’s Clinical Information System (CIS) connects the province’s hospitals in a real-time exchange of clinically relevant patient information. An evaluation to assess the...
Integration of the OLIS and SWODIN Viewers into Patient Electronic Records and the Benefits to Access of Patient Information
14 March 2016
Grey Bruce Health Services (GBHS) launched the OLIS (Ontario Laboratories Information System) and SWODIN (South Western Ontario Diagnostic Imaging Network) Integration Projects to provide clinician access to lab results and x-rays in patient electronic...
Multi-Device Mobile Access to Regional EHR Project
14 March 2016
Recent studies indicate the increasing trend of smart phone and tablet use by healthcare providers (HCPs) as a tool to augment practice. It is a natural progression for a regional electronic health record (EHR) to be accessible with a mobile device....
This animated video provides an overview of the Canada-wide initiative and progress for a network of interconnected point-of-care and electronic health record systems. A patient scenario demonstrates how information and communication technology will...
Saskatchewan’s electronic health record is helping clinicians improve patient care
Thousands of authorized health care providers in Saskatchewan have secure online access to their patients’ medical information. Learn why one Saskatchewan physician wouldn't dream of going back to paper.
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...
“This issue brief explores the stages of workflow analysis, process mapping, and process redesign. By documenting and mapping all back office, front office, IT, and provider processes, the clinic team can identify the waste and bottlenecks embedded in...