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  • 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.

  • How to Successfully Select and Implement Electronic Health Records (EHR) in small Ambulatory Practice Settings

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    Adoption of EHRs by U.S. ambulatory practices has been slow despite the perceived benefits of their use. Most evaluations of EHR implementations in the literature apply to large practice settings. While there are similarities relating to EHR...

  • Strategic ICT Toolkit

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    A self-analysis toolkit to support senior management within health care organizations understand current level of ICT strategy and maturity, and how to develop to the next maturity level.

  • Evaluating the Value and Impact of an Electronic Health Record in a Complex Health System

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    The authors Damon C. Mayes and David R. Mador of this Longwoods publication provide detailed systematic evaluation results of Alberta's regional electronic health record (EHR) called NetCare. NetCare evaluation pointed to value identified from access to...

  • Workflow Analysis: EHR Deployment Techniques 

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    “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...

  • Health information exchange technology on the front lines of healthcare: workflow patterns, reasons for use, and provider outcomes

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    The goal of this study was to develop an in-depth understanding of how a health information exchange (HIE) fits into clinical workflow at multiple clinical sites.

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Accelerating Clinical Interoperability in Canada: The Path Forward

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    20 October 2014

    This document focuses on five key areas, or clinical interoperability opportunities for action, against which measurable progress is possible.

  • 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...


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