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  • Diagnostic Imaging Systems

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    Diagnostic imaging (DI) systems enable authorized health care providers to access and view diagnostic images (such as x-rays, ultrasounds, MRIs and CT scans) and associated reports regardless of where they were created. DI systems electronically...

  • Laboratory Information Systems

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    When a patient is tested at a clinic, hospital or other facility, laboratory information systems enable technicians to enter results into a database that is accessible to authorized users. This allows clinicians to quickly access results and reports,...

  • 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...

  • Interoperable EHRs

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    An interoperable electronic health record (iEHR) provides each individual Canadian with a secure and private record of their health history and care within the health system. The record is available to authorized health providers and the individual...

  • Reduced Duplicate Tests

    In Canada, there are 150 wasteful duplicates for every 1,000 lab tests performed. Electronic health records provide a complete record of a patient's test results that reduce duplication while saving time and money.

  • Better Diagnoses & Treatment

    Today in Nova Scotia, all radiological scans are performed 100 per cent digitally. And that means specialists can easily share test results leading to faster, more accurate diagnosis regardless of where patients receive care.

  • Clinician Peer Networks

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    Infoway's Clinician Peer Networks promote the active engagement of health care professionals in the implementation of digital health solutions in their respective communities. The networks bring together natural leaders — physicians, nurses, pharmacists...

  • Registries

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    Registries (also known as directories or repositories) accurately identify patients and authorized clinicians. As such, they are essential building blocks for electronic health records. Virtually all Canadians and practicing physicians have been...

  • Dr. Bryce Kelpin on the Benefits of an EMR

    Dr. Bryce Kelpin is medical director of Continuum Medical Care in West Vancouver, British Columbia. This practice, which is made up of family physicians and specialists, provides care for about 35,000 patients. Dr. Kelpin talks about the benefits of an...

  • Clinic manager on how peer support helps clinicians

    Melanie Sanders is clinic manager of the 21-person Meridian Medical Clinic in Stony Plain, Alberta. She is also an active peer leader in Alberta's peer-to-peer program. She talks about the benefits of using an electronic medical record (EMR) system, and...

  • Dr. Donald Chan Shares Knowledge of EMR as a Peer Leader

    Dr. Donald Chan is a physician in Edmonton, Alberta. He has used an electronic medical record (EMR) system since 2004. He and his colleagues at Palisades Medical Clinic completed their transition to their new EMR system in June 2010. Dr. Chan talks...

  • Quebec patients benefit from Televisit service

    Televisit was launched in 2010 and now serves 26 pediatric and adult patients across various regions of Quebec. Financial support for the project was provided by Canada Health Infoway and the Ministère de la santé et des Services sociaux du Québec....

  • Saskatchewan's Electronic Health Record Initiative on Track

    Neil Gardner, Strategic Advisor to the eHealth Saskatchewan Board, discusses the progress of eHealth in Saskatchewan.

  • Electronic Medical Record System Brings Improved Health Care to the Northwest Territories

    Dr. Ewan Affleck of the Yellowknife Health and Social Services Authority talks about the benefits of the EMR system for health care providers as well as for patients, and how it is helping to improve the delivery of health care in the Northwest...

  • A family doctor talks about his EMR system

    In 2010, Dr. Michael Golbey adopted his electronic medical record (EMR) system. Dr. Golbey discusses the benefits of EMRs for patients, physicians, and staff: the liberation from paper records, ease and speed of communication resulting in faster...

  • Telehealth Brings Quality Care to Patients Across Ontario

    Dr. Ed Brown, CEO of the Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN) explains how Telehealth is bringing quality care to patients across the province.

  • The Montmagny paperless clinic

    The Montmagny-L'Islet Family Medicine Group in Montmagny, Quebec, was formed in 2003 by the staff of three clinics and has grown to include five clinics served by 20 doctors and three nurses.

  • Role of COACH and Key Issues, Challenges for Moving Electronic Health Record Forward

    Don Newsham, chief executive officer of Canada’s Health Informatics Association talks about his organization’s role and the key issues and challenges for moving Canada’s EHR initiative forward.

  • Early Adopter Promotes Use of Electronic Tools for Physicians

    Dr. Kendall Ho, an emergency physician at Vancouver General Hospital as well as director of UBC Faculty of Medicine eHealth Strategy Office, talks about the use of an EHR system and its benefits for patients as well as for the physicians of the future.

  • Why We Need EHRs

    This high-quality animated video clearly and simply explains the plan for implementing a pan-Canadian EHR. It is about 4:00 minutes in length.

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