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  • Healthy Behaviour Data Challenge Finalists Named

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    Posted on October 26, 2017 by Timothy Luk and Shahab Shahnazari Finalists for Phase 1 of the Healthy Behaviour Data Challenge — an initiative designed to find innovative way to identify new data sources and methods for monitoring public health — have...

  • The Healthy Behaviour Data Challenge: Calling for innovations to track non-traditional public health data

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    Posted on June 12, 2017 by Timothy Luk and Shahab Shahnazari Traditionally, public health data are collected at the institutional or local level using a variety of methods including self-reported surveys, telephone interviews or online questionnaires....

  • Infoway Launches Digital Health Myths-Busting Campaign

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    Posted on May 16, 2017 by Poonam Khanna Follow @PoonamKhanna “I won’t understand my lab results if I access them online.” “The introduction of virtual visits means I won’t see my doctor anymore.” “The government and insurance companies will be able to...

  • To Hit the Health Data Jackpot, Ask the Audience

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    Posted on April 26, 2017 by Justin Noble Follow @Justin_Noble_ In the game show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, aspiring millionaires must answer trivia questions to receive a $1 million prize. If they need help, they can reach out to others by phoning a...

  • A Case Study in Health Innovation: Lessons Learned in Deploying Online Patient Self-Scheduling

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    Posted on April 05, 2017 by Marco Lo My partners and I started Magenta Health, a family medical clinic in Toronto, as an opportunity to innovate, particularly when it comes to the use of technology to improve patient access, convenience, and care.

  • Novel Approaches to Digital Health Evaluation Capacity Building

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    Exploration of the capacity for digital health evaluation in Canada reveals substantial progress, and much important evaluation work being conducted. This publication describes some of the innovative approaches to digital health evaluation capacity...

  • Transforming Health Care Through Innovation: Infoway’s Goals for 2017-2018

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    Posted on February 02, 2017 by Michael Green Follow @MGreenonHealth Digital health solutions are key enablers that will help bridge gaps in delivering care and bending cost curves. These solutions are more important than ever as Canada’s federal,...

  • The Case for Investing in Innovation


    23 November 2016

    Mary Lou Ackerman, Vice President of Business Development & Innovation, Saint Elizabeth Dr. Shariq Khoja, Chief Executive Officer, Tech4Life Moderator: Laurie Poole, Vice President, Telemedicine Solutions, Ontario Telemedicine Network Whether it’s an...

  • AT ISSUE > Deploying and Scaling Digital Health Innovation


    22 November 2016

    Hosted by: Dennis Giokas, Chief Technology Officer, Canada Health Infoway Featuring: Joshua Liu, Co-founder & Chief Executive Officer, SeamlessMD Ying Tam, Head of Digital Health, MaRS; President & Chief Executive Officer/Co-founder, Mindful Scientific...

  • KEYNOTE > Harnessing Healthcare Innovation


    21 November 2016

    Todd Dunn, Director of Innovation, Intermountain Healthcare How do we make innovation a reality in healthcare? Intermountain Healthcare is helping people live the healthiest lives possible®. This presentation will highlight how Intermountain works to...

  • Use Our Lessons Learned to Launch Your Own Innovation Challenge

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    Posted on November 14, 2016 by Fraser Ratchford After five years of ImagineNation Challenges, there has been a lot of learning, connecting, and sharing — all of it in the pursuit of improving health and health care in Canada.

  • Top 10 Reasons for Digital Health

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    Posted on October 27 by Shelagh Maloney We live in a digital age and like every other aspect of our lives, Canada’s health system becomes more digital every day. Digital health solutions can be used to book a medical appointment, request a prescription...

  • Five Years of Open Innovation at Infoway: Lessons Learned

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    Posted on October 20, 2016 by Fraser Ratchford In this series of blog posts, we’ve been celebrating five years of running innovation challenges at Canada Health Infoway by passing on the knowledge we’ve gained from that experience. In doing so, we have...

  • Five Years of Open Innovation at Infoway: The Impact of Innovation Challenges

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    Posted on September 21, 2016 by Fraser Ratchford In the first post in this blog series celebrating five years of ImagineNation Challenges, we described the results of the ImagineNation Challenges by the numbers . That post helped to illustrate scope and...

  • Simplicity, Ubiquity and Affordability Key to Consumer Health Innovation

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    Posted on September 13, 2016 by Bobby Gheorghiu Earlier this summer, at e-Health 2016, I had the pleasure of moderating a very interesting and distinguished panel of clinical researchers from British Columbia who described each of their initiatives...

  • Five Years of Open Innovation at Infoway: What Motivates a Challenge Participant?

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    Posted on August 9, 2016 by Fraser Ratchford In a previous installment of this blog series, we covered considerations for hosting your own innovation challenge. But to stage an effective challenge, you must understand what will motivate your target...

  • 2017 Infoway Partnership Conference

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    This year’s Partnership Conference was all about providing delegates an opportunity to network and share experiences around the theme Connecting for Digital Health . The conference took place November 14-15, 2017 during Digital Health Week. The...

  • Five Years of Open Innovation at Infoway: Five Challenge Types to Drive Innovation

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    Posted on July 5, 2016 by Fraser Ratchford In a previous post , we discussed the numerous reasons you may benefit from running an open innovation challenge. Now that you have your reasons, it’s time to choose the challenge type that will allow you to...

  • Five Years of Open Innovation at Infoway: Why Host a Challenge?

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    Posted on June 14, 2016 by Fraser Ratchford The optimal solution to a tough problem can be hard to find. That’s a main advantage of open innovation challenges — they bring a larger set of creative minds to bear, yielding more and better answers. This...

  • Innovation

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    Innovation can be a small change that simplifies everyday tasks or it can be a big change that completely transforms the way we do something. It’s defined by the Council of Canadian Academies as “new or better ways of doing valued things,” and...

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