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  • Myth: There Has Been Little to No Progress in Digital Health in Canada

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    08 May 2017

    Myth: There has been little to no progress in digital health in Canada. Fact: 86% of family physicians in Canada were using an electronic medical record (EMR) in 2017, up from 39% in 2009. An estimated 330,000 health care professionals are users of...

  • Data Sharing Agreements and the Interoperable Digital Health Record: A Discussion Paper

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    13 April 2017

    Data sharing agreements (DSAs) are essential in defining the roles, responsibilities, obligations and penalties associated with sharing personal health information electronically. This discussion paper sheds light on the value of DSAs, common concerns...

  • Enabling Adolescent Electronic Access to Personal Health Information

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    This publication explores research focused on various aspects of adolescent electronic access to Personal Health Information. The study included a privacy legal framework review; an environmental scan and literature review; a pan-Canadian survey and...

  • Women’s College Hospital Ambulatory Electronic Patient Record Benefits Evaluation

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    24 February 2017

    This report summarizes the benefits realized and lessons learned from the implementation of an ambulatory (outpatient) electronic patient record (aEPR) with integration to internal and external key clinical systems across Women’s College Hospital’s...

  • 2016 in Review for PrescribeIT

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    Posted on January 19, 2017 by Bobbi Reinholdt 2016 has been a busy year for PrescribeITTM. Since Infoway began working on a multi-jurisdiction e-prescribing solution, we’ve had more than 150 meetings with key stakeholder groups, including...

  • Physician EMR Planning Guide (Ontario MD-EMR Transition Support Program, 2012, 17p)

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    OntarioMD has created the Physician EMR Planning Guide to assist physicians who are in the process of planning and implementing an EMR. The Guide provides high level advice in dealing with EMR adoption. It is to be used in conjunction with the other...

  • Practice EMR Adoption Plan (Ontario MD-EMR Transition Support Program 2012, 35p)

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    OntarioMD has created the Practice EMR Adoption Plan to provide physicians and/or their staff with a checklist of various tasks and activities that should be completed and/or considered to prepare for the implementation of an EMR within a practice.

  • 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...

  • Electronic Medical Records

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    An electronic medical record (EMR) is a computer-based patient record specific to a single clinical practice, such as a family health team or group practice. In clinical settings where there are a number of doctors, nurses, dietitians, pharmacists, and...

  • PITO Information sheets - Implementation and Transition Support Program (ITSP) Documents and Templates

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    “The purpose of this template is to serve as a place to document office workflow, EMR functional requirements, non-EMR software, hardware, network, facilities and support services required to achieve the vision and goals of EMR project (future state)....

  • Why work flow analysis, redesign are keys to successful EMR implementation…and EMR selection

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    Work flow analysis and future work flow redesign are often cited as key factors of successful implementations of ambulatory electronic medical records (EMRs) in physician practices. This blog discusses the value of performing workflow analysis before...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Practice Workflow Tool (OntarioMD - EMR Transition Support Program, 2012)

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    OntarioMD created this illustrated guide to assist physicians and their practices during the EMR implementation. This guide forms part of OntarioMD’s change management methodology. It describes critical information to help practices select and implement...

  • What physicians need to know about workflow analysis before selecting and implementing an ambulatory EMR

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    The results of this analysis will help the physician identify which EMR products are best suited to meet their expectations. Physicians should have an understanding of the effort involved and prepare their practice for this important assessment.

  • 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.

  • Ontario Shores’ HealthCheck Patient Portal Benefits Evaluation Report

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    17 November 2016

    In December, 2014, Ontario Shores launched the ‘Healthcheck’ Patient Portal to provide patients and caregivers access to their health information, with the aim to promote patient engagement and partnerships in care. The results of this benefits...

  • What Canadians Think about Adolescents Accessing their Electronic Personal Health Information

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    Posted on November 7, 2016 by Cassie Frazer As a parent of adolescents, naturally I was curious about the topic at hand — providing adolescents with access to their electronic personal health information (PHI); and I wondered about the perceptions of...

  • Holland Bloorview connect2care Benefits Evaluation Report

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    01 November 2016

    In December 2014, Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital implemented a consumer health portal, connect2care, that allows patients and families to view components of their clinical health record, book appointments, request changes to their...


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