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  • 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...

  • Progress in Canada

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    Canada has made tremendous progress over the past 10-plus years in increasing the availability and use of digital health solutions. Infoway, the provinces and territories, and our other partners have worked together to deploy core systems such as...

  • Electronic Health Records

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    An electronic health record (EHR) is a secure, integrated collection of a person’s encounters with the health care system; it provides a comprehensive digital view of a patient’s health history. With support from Infoway, each province and territory is...

  • How to Implement EHRs – Step 6: Continue Quality Improvement

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    This final phase refers to reassessing what you have learned from training and everyday use of the system.

  • Saskatchewan’s electronic health record is helping clinicians improve patient care

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    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.

  • Change Management in EHR Implementation

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    The National Learning Consortium (NLC) / Health Information Technology Research Center (HITRC), 2013, 28p. This primer is intended to aid providers and health IT implementers with Change Management for EHR Implementation. Change management strategies...

  • Health Sciences North Ambulatory Electronic Medical Record and HIS Connect

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    04 March 2015

    The North Eastern Ontario Network (NEON) represents a consortium of 22 hospitals and 3 independent health facilities serving the residents of north eastern Ontario with one Electronic Health Record (EHR). NEON launched a series of projects focused on...

  • Why Electronic Health Records?

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    The need for digital records to be available to all authorized health care providers is clearly explained.

  • LEADing Practices: Frances Jamieson Digital Health in Canada Interview 2014

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    Hear from the LEADing Practice award recipients - recorded at the 2014 Advancing Care Peer Leader Symposium, hosted by Canada Health Infoway: Frances Jamieson how information technology helps them investigate and manage tuberculosis cases.

  • Understanding EHRs, EMRs and PHRs

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    Electronic health records (EHRs), electronic medical records (EMRs) and personal health records (PHRs) are similar terms but have different definitions and distinct purposes. At Canada Health Infoway, the terms are defined as follows: Electronic Health...

  • LEADing Practice Awards

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    Who is LEADing the way? Congratulations to the 2017 LEADing Practice award recipients! LEADing practices are noteworthy examples of high-quality leadership and service delivery (Accreditation Canada, 2013). The three award recipients exemplify the...

  • Clinical Reference Groups

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    Infoway sponsors a number of Clinical Reference Groups involving physician, nursing and pharmacist leaders from across Canada. These groups help inform Infoway's plans to improve quality and access to health care for Canadians, advance clinical practice...

  • Knowing is Better Clinician Education Campaign

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    Canada Health Infoway’s Knowing is Better Clinician Education Campaign was developed ”for clinicians, by clinicians” to generate broad awareness of the benefits of interconnected electronic health records and other systems in clinical practice, as well...

  • Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario's EHR Journey: An approach to Workflow Analysis & Integration

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    March 6, 2014 This webinar was delivered by Janet Sharpe and Anne-Marie Parent from the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario on their successful approach to workflow analysis and integration that has evolved during their ongoing ambulatory clinical...

  • Accelerating Nursing Electronic Health Record (EHR) Usage

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    September 24, 2014 In a recent national nurses' survey commissioned by Canada Health Infoway and the Canadian Nurses Association, 83% of nurses indicate they are comfortable using digital health tools in practice. In the same survey, much fewer nurses...

  • Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario's EHR Journey Part II: The Influence and Value of Monitoring and Evaluation

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    October 2, 2014 Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) provides a great example of the importance of monitoring and evaluation in a multi-phase implementation. During the EHR implementation at CHEO, the team has applied effective monitoring and...

  • Atlantic Canada iEHR – Labs Benefits Evaluation Project – Phase 2 (Nova Scotia)

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    18 September 2014

    In 2013, Nova Scotia began the implementation of a province-wide clinical information system, the Secure Health Access Record (SHARE), which pulls together patient information from across Nova Scotia. The SHARE Viewer is a portal that clinicians use to...

  • Greg’s Story: Digital Health and Continuity of Patient Care

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    Greg Price was a young man from Alberta who died in 2012 after spending much of the previous year navigating a disconnected health care system. His care providers had good intentions, but there were multiple breaks in communication that caused...

  • Newfoundland and Labrador Pharmacy Network: Lessons Learned from the Implementation of a Provincial Drug Information System in Newfoundland & Labrador

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    18 July 2014

    The Newfoundland and Labrador (NL) Pharmacy Network is an on-line record of prescription drugs filled within the province. It is one of the key components of the provincial electronic health record (EHR). The purpose of this study was to examine the...

  • Drs. Lamb, Mielke & Teal, Hamilton, Ontario

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    22 May 2014

    Drs. Lamb, Mielke and Teal's family practice understands the value of having timely access to clinical information. With an electronic medical record and access to a regional electronic health record, which includes key information from local hospitals,...


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