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  • Patients Online: Whither from Here?

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    There has been a growing interest in patient-centred care, rapid technology development, increasing adoption of digital health by clinicians and consumers and a vibrant dialogue about the associated policy implications and options. In this response, the...

  • Peer Leader Testimonials: Quality and Patient Satisfaction

    Dr. Sheldon Permack, Physician Peer Leader, Manitoba, discusses how the ability of community clinics to see hospital information on patients such as X-rays and lab work has eliminated the need for duplicate tests.

  • Peer Leader Testimonials: Digital Health Solutions in Action - Part 2

    Ms. Patricia McHugh, Nurse Peer Leader, Newfoundland & Labrador, and Clinical Information Lead Specialist, Information Management and Technology, Central Health, discusses the importance of being able to share patient information amongst multiple care...

  • Participatory Health: Online and Mobile Tools Help Chronically Ill Manage Their Care

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    "This report describes some of the online and mobile platforms and applications that can assist patients in managing their health care — not only at home, but almost anywhere else outside their clinician's office. Sources include extensive interviews...

  • 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...

  • The engagement cycle - Engaging with patients and the public throughout the commissioning process (NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement)

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    This resource, developed for health service commissioners, sets out requirements for engaging patients, caregivers and the public in the decisions about health service provision, providing practical advice, case-study examples and links to other vital...

  • Canadians

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    80 per cent of Canadians want access to their health records and other digital health solutions, such as e-booking and e-visits. Additionally, 96 per cent of Canadians think it's important the health care system make use of digital health tools and...

  • Telehomecare

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    Telehomecare delivers health services to patients outside of a conventional care setting by connecting the patient and health care providers with technology. This team works together to maintain and improve the patient's health and wellness needs, using...

  • Virtual Visits

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    Sometimes a patient only has a quick question or needs services that do not require an in-person visit with their health care provider. Sometimes visiting a clinic in person is a burden due to distance or mobility issues. Virtual visits, also known as...

  • Better Health Together

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    Think digital health isn’t working for you? Think again. Aimed at raising awareness of the value and benefits of digital health for Canadians, the Better Health Together campaign featured Canadians sharing their stories on their experiences with digital...

  • Have and Have Not: Exploring the Gap Between Patient Online Services Canadians Want and What they Have

    November 14, 2014 The use of consumer health solutions is growing every day but how ready are we for change? In this webinar, we discussed the progress of consumer health solutions, enablers and barriers to change, and what Canada Health Infoway is...

  • e-Booking, it can work for your practice too!

    December 11, 2014 Discover: Why nearly 90% of Canadians would like to be able to e-book appointments with their health care provider, if it was available; How e-booking can improve both clinician and patient satisfaction, save time and decrease no-show...

  • New Study Finds the Benefits of e-Booking

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    Posted on June 24, 2014 by Fraser Ratchford Digital health is making a significant impact to Canadians and is resulting in better delivery, quality and access to care. e-Booking is one of the tools that is adding convenience and increasing productivity...

  • RPM Benefits Evaluation Study: Full Report


    10 June 2014

    Connecting Patients with Providers: A Pan-Canadian Study on Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) was commissioned to investigate the current state of RPM in Canada and help inform the potential for broader implementation across Canada. The study suggests...

  • Infographic Examines Benefits of e-Booking for Patients, Clinics

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    Posted on May 8, 2014 by Fraser Ratchford Giving patients the ability to e-book their own medical appointments can benefit both patients and clinicians. Patients can book appointments 24/7 and receive electronic confirmations and alerts while staff can...

  • e-Booking: A Relatively Simple Concept That Can Make a Big Difference (Part 2 of 2)

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    Posted April 15, 2014 by Fraser Ratchford Benefits to patients Often, when I try to book a medical appointment, it can be a frustrating experience as it means busy signals and waiting on hold. However, e-booking solutions can let patients book their own...

  • e-Booking: A Relatively Simple Concept That Can Make a Big Difference (Part 1 of 2)

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    Posted on April 10, 2014 by Fraser Ratchford Benefits to clinics When it comes to digital health, sometimes a small change can make a big difference — and this is the case with e-booking. A recent white paper released by Canada Health Infoway studies...

  • Projects List

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    Infoway co-invests with jurisdictions and other organizations to support projects across the country. Many of these projects, especially those supported by early federal investment in Infoway, are complete or nearing completion. Projects List (2007,...

  • My Health Matters: Information and Tools for Albertans

    Canadians want to be informed and involved when it comes to their health. Patient portals, such as, are providing residents with access to credible online health care information, tools and wellness tips. Karla Vermeer, Registered...

  • Clinical Council

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    In partnership with Infoway, the Clinical Council was established in 2011 to bring together a group of patient representatives, health care providers and leaders from different disciplines to provide strategic advice on Infoway’s approach to clinical...

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