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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Virtual Visits in British Columbia: 2015 Patient Survey and Physician Interview Study

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    25 July 2016

    Infoway led this research study to examine virtual visits in British Columbia. These are the results of a patient survey and in-depth interviews with primary care physicians and describe the value for patients and the perceptions of family physicians...

  • Saskatchewan Expands Virtual Visits and Introduces Home Health Monitoring

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    May 7, 2020 – In order to treat patients safely at home during the public health emergency, the Saskatchewan government, with support from Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) is offering virtual visits and will be introducing home health monitoring during...

  • Myth: The Quality of Care Offered in a Virtual Visit is Not as Good as the Care in a Face-to-Face Visit

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    12 June 2017

    Myth: The quality of care offered in a virtual visit is not as good as the care in a face-to-face visit. Fact: While in-person visits are essential in some cases, there are many scenarios in which virtual visits can provide the same standard of care. A...

  • Virtual Visits and Patient-Centered Care: Results of a Patient Survey and Observational Study

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    The use of remote virtual visit technology is emerging as a new model of care and access to primary care services in Canada. This report discusses results from a retrospective population-based quantitative study on virtual visits conducted by...

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

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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 e-visits, in British Columbia. This webinar delivers the results of a patient survey and in-depth...

  • Virtual Visits and Patient-Centered Care: Results of a Patient Survey and Observational Study

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    Virtual care is advancing in modern health care systems, and across Canada.

  • Going Virtual in a Time of Crisis

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    Posted on April 9, 2020 by Dr. Rashaad Bhyat In February, the Canadian Medical Association, working with the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, released their Virtual Care Task Force’s...

  • Secure, Online Portal Improves Access to COVID-19 Lab Results for Manitobans; Virtual Options Support Care while Reducing the Need for Some In-Person Visits

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    Manitobans now have access to their negative COVID-19 test results via a secure online portal . The partnership between Shared Health and Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) will improve access to information and reduce wait times for negative COVID-19 test...

  • e-Visits: A Natural Evolution of the Doctor’s Visit?

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    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...

  • The Evolving Story of Digital Health

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    Posted on June 20, 2017 by Dr. Rashaad Bhyat Follow @DrRBhyat The story of digital health in Canada has taken many twists and turns over the years, but steadily, we are approaching a point of critical mass.

  • Access to Services

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    Providing Canadians with Access to Digital Health Services Infoway is committed to an integrated, person-centred health care system for all Canadians. Evidence shows that patient-centred care is directly related to improved quality and safety, lower...

  • MUHC brings "house calls" into the 21st century

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    Televisit is a new high-tech system that allows healthcare workers to conduct ‘virtual visits’ to patients June 15, 2010 (Montreal, QC) – The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) and the RUIS McGill are proud to announce the integration of telehealth...

  • Virtual Care

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    Sometimes an in-person visit with your health care provider isn’t possible or even desirable. In public health emergencies, such as the COVID-19 pandemic, virtual consultations can help prevent the spread of infections. They can also be helpful for...

  • 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...

  • Canadians are Embracing Digital Health

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    Posted on November 19, 2015 by Tania Ensor Canadians are no strangers to the virtual world, with a Canadian user visiting an average of 3,731 pages every month. It’s no surprise, then that Canadians also head online for health information, and, in fact,...

  • Benefits of e-Health

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    e-Health, or 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...

  • Valuing Canadians’ Secure Access to Their Health Information and Digital Health e-Services

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    12 July 2018

    Personal health records and other e-services provide $106 to $134 million a year in value to the health care system. Download our study to learn more about the value of patient health records.

  • 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...


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