MyHealthLinked Project Review and Benefits Evaluation Final Report
23 September 2016
In March 2015, Barrie and Community Family Health Team (BCFHT) undertook a demonstration project which included the launch of myhealthlinked patient portal. The objective of this Benefits Evaluation report was to uncover any evidence to support...
miDASH Consumer Health Solution Benefits Evaluation
01 September 2016
Health Quality Innovation Collaboration (HQIC) is a non-for-profit organization founded in Ontario by a group of primary care physicians. In January 2014, HQIC launched a patient portal, miDash, that can work across multiple Electronic Medical Records...
Who has Access to What? Adolescent Access to Personal Health Information
Posted on August 29, 2016 by Joan Roch A lot of organizations are interested in giving people more access to their health information. They are building portals and apps so people can have that access. But a question that always arises is: “Should...
The Group Health Centre (GHC) is Ontario's largest and longest established alternatively funded healthcare organization, offering primary and specialist ambulatory care. In September 2014, GHC implemented myCARE, a patient portal that allows patients...
Pandora’s Box is Open: Mature Minors’ Access to their Health Information
Thursday, September 15, 2016 Every individual has a right to their personal health information. This includes mature minors, or adolescents – those under the age of majority. As the use of digital health technology expands across Canada, a focus on the...
Posted on August 23, 2016 by Michael Green By early 2017, Nova Scotia will be the first province in Canada to offer all residents secure online access to their health information. MyHealthNS is an online tool, or portal, that enables patients and...
Pandora’s Box? Adolescent Access to Digital Health Records Research Summary
16 August 2016
This document summarizes the results of a research project that consisted of an environmental scan and literature review, a Pan-Canadian survey and focus groups, and a privacy legal framework review to better understand adult and adolescent perceptions...
Today, 80 per cent of Canadians want access to their health records and other digital health solutions. Infoway regularly commissions research, surveys and focus groups to better understand the areas of patient access that need attention. This research...
In order to support health care organizations, clinical communities, patient advocates and policy makers, Infoway conducts research into the value of digital health implementations and digital health enablers that support the success of projects, new...
e-Visits: A Natural Evolution of the Doctor’s Visit?
Posted on June 22, 2016 by Dr. Rashaad Bhyat A physician colleague of mine recently reflected on the changing nature of his practice, in the years since he started using an electronic medical record (EMR). He noted that an increasing amount of his work...
Epic EHR Program: MyChart Consumer Health Solutions Benefits Evaluation Report (Pilot)
16 June 2016
The Children’s Hospital for Eastern Ontario (CHEO) servicing Eastern Ontario, Western Quebec, Nunavut and parts of Northern Ontario implemented an integrated Electronic Health Record (EHR) including MyChart, a secure online portal in CHEO’s Diabetes...
This report discusses the results of a research project that consisted of an online Pan-Canadian survey and in-person focus groups to better understand adult and adolescent perceptions on rights of access to health information, willingness to share this...
Provisions Relating To Minors in Provincial and Territorial Health Information Privacy and Health Care Consent Statutes
02 June 2016
This report provides information and an overview of the current landscape and legal framework in Canada regarding access to personal health information as it relates to minors. This document is available in English only. Also see: Environmental Scan:...
Environmental Scan: Statutory Provisions Relating to Rights of Minors – Summary Table
02 June 2016
This document provides selected statutory provisions by province relating to rights of minors in health information, health care and social services issues in a summarized table format. This document is available in English only.
Environmental Scan: Statutory Provisions Relating to Rights of Minors
02 June 2016
This document provides selected statutory provisions by jurisdiction related to rights of minors in health information, health care and social services issues. This document is available in English only.
Environmental Scan: Processes to Enable Adolescent Access to Personal Health Records
02 June 2016
This document focuses on the findings of an environmental scan, including a literature review and key informant interviews, conducted to better understand how jurisdictions within Canada, other countries, organizations and associations manage or...
Infoway’s Patient Engagement Framework Helps Us Connect with Patients and Consumers
Posted on May 31, 2016 by Shelagh Maloney Digital health technologies have the potential to transform the patient experience and improve patient outcomes — but to do so, they need to be designed with the patient in mind. This is why engaging with...
PHP Benefits Evaluation: Cancer Surgery Alberta Summative Report For CSA
20 April 2016
This report provides the summary of findings from three phases of the Benefits Evaluation of the Quality of Life tool integration into Cancer Surgery Alberta (CSA). The report focuses on the evaluation of access,use, and experience of the tool.
Group Health Centre’s myCARE Benefits Evaluation Plan
14 March 2016
Group Health Centre (GHC) launched a project to evaluate the benefits resulting from the implementation of myCARE patient portal. This report details the benefits focus areas selected, activities and tasks planned to collect data, analysis and the...
The Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN) Telehomecare Patient Experience Survey was disseminated across eight Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs) and more than 180 patients aged 75 to 84 years of age responded. The survey concentrated on patients’...