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  • ACCESS Health

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    Driving access to information and care through digital health solutions is crucial to improving the patient experience and driving improved outcomes. Evidence shows patient-centred care is directly related to improved quality and safety, lower health...

  • Patient Portals Enable Proactive — Rather Than Reactive — Health Care

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    Posted on November 16, 2017 by J. Tyler Moss My experience with eHealth Saskatchewan’s Citizen Health Information Portal (CHIP) began in the spring of 2016. A request went out to residents of Saskatchewan to sign on to the pilot project; I did, and...

  • Remote Patient Monitoring: Keeping Patients at Home

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    Nancy is enrolled in a Community Paramedicine Program that provides digital health tools in the homes of patients so they can measure their vitals such as blood pressure, weight and oxygen levels. The information is sent to Emergency Medical Services in...

  • Has Anyone Asked the Patient?

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    Posted on August 15, 2017 by Kate Perkins There is a lot happening in the digital health space — almost too much to wrap our heads around. To ensure clinician uptake, it is essential that digital health solutions and tools can be seamlessly integrated...

  • Better Health Together: A Citizen’s Perspective

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    Posted on July 24, 2017 by Kerri MacKay Stories are rarely created alone — and neither is change. In March, Infoway brought together health care change makers from across Canada to share our stories and experiences about digital health within our own...

  • Digital Health Myths

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    Digital health is transforming the way Canadians access health care as more and more are able to view their personal health history online, connect with their care provider through a virtual setting, and e-book medical appointments. It has also changed...

  • Telehealth

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    Telehealth helps bring care closer to home for Canadians by linking patients with their health care team when they are not in the same location, often using videoconferencing. Available in every province and territory, services may be tailored to...

  • About Canada Health Infoway

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    Infoway helps to improve the health of Canadians by working with partners to accelerate the development, adoption and effective use of digital health solutions across Canada. Through our investments, we help deliver better quality and access to care and...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Citizen Engagement Key to Achieving CHIP Citizen Portal Pilot Success

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    Posted on June 27 by Lillian Ly In early 2016, eHealth Saskatchewan (eHealth) launched the Citizen Health Information Portal (CHIP) pilot that ran from January through to August. CHIP is a secure, online web service that provides users with quick and...

  • Understanding Virtual Visits in British Columbia: Patient and Physician Perspectives Webinar (Full)

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    Virtual care is advancing in modern health care systems, and across Canada. Infoway commissioned research to examine virtual visits, also known as face-to-face real time videoconference visits, in British Columbia. This webinar: Shares results of a...

  • Patient Access: Achieving Results and Accelerating Adoption

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    Posted on May 30, 2017 by Selina Brudnicki The world of patient portals and patient engagement is on the verge of transformational change. The change has the potential to transition ‘patients’ from being passive recipients of health care to ‘people’...

  • Myth: Digital Health Will Marginalize Populations Who May Not Have Online Access

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    23 May 2017

    Myth: Digital health will marginalize populations who may not have online access. Fact: Canada is one of the most connected nations in the world and 90% of Canadians have Internet access. Additionally, many Canadians face barriers to accessing care —...

  • 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...

  • There’s a New Normal for Congestive Heart Failure Patients: Fewer Hospital & ED Admissions

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    Posted on May 2, 2017 by Krista Balenko Follow @KBalenko In today’s digital age, we get automated reminders for everything... birthdays, meetings, appointments, prompts to take medications, encouragements to take more steps in a day and the list goes...

  • Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN) Telehomecare Program

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    Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN), together with the LHINs of Ontario, offer a program called Telehomecare to help manage chronic health conditions — chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or congestive heart failure (CHF) — at home.

  • Myth: Digital Health is Only for the Young and Tech Savvy

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    24 April 2017

    Myth: Digital health is only for the young and tech savvy. Fact: Canadians are very connected, including seniors. 90% of Canadian households have Internet access and 74% of Canadians over 55 years old own a smartphone or tablet. Digital health also...

  • Myth: I Don’t Have a Right to Access My Health Record

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    06 April 2017

    Myth: I don’t have a right to access my health record. Fact: Your health care provider is the custodian (trustee) of your health record and is responsible for proper use and management of the record. However, the information in the record is yours and...


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