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  • 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.

  • Current and Potential Value of Canadians’ Secure Access to Their Health Information and Digital Health e-Services

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    In collaboration with the Social Research and Demonstration Corporation (SRDC), Infoway recently completed a comprehensive study to estimate the evidence-based value of citizen access to their health information and a set of digital health e-services....

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • How to Find PrescribeIT Near You

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    Posted on April 27, 2021 by Catherine Searles-Burke In a recent Infoway study, 80 per cent of respondents were interested in having their health provider send a prescription directly to their pharmacy, without receiving a paper prescription. With 40 per...

  • Dr. Leo Picard’s Story: Connecting with Patients Remotely

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    Dr. Leo Picard, a rheumatologist in Moncton, New Brunswick, implemented video consulting in his practice in order to provide timely care and follow-up consultations to his patients in remote areas.

  • Engaged Patients Part II: Engaged Patients and Virtual Care

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    Posted on June 30, 2020 by Katie Bryski and Ellie Yu It’s a brave new world in health care. Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, Canadians have turned increasingly to virtual care. According to Infoway’s ongoing tracking survey , virtual visits accounted...

  • Digital Health Reduces Wait Times by Pulling Canadians Out of the Queue

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    Virtual visits, portals, mean more time for in-office visits February 16, 2017 (Toronto) – Digital health solutions improve access and reduce wait times for Canadians by avoiding certain in-person visits, said Michael Green, President and CEO, Canada...

  • Expanding Access to Virtual Care Services in Ontario

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    Infoway Partners with Ontario Health (OTN) on COVID-19 Response April 21 , 2020 (Toronto) — Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) is investing in virtual health tools to increase primary care access for every Ontarian. The funding will enable Ontarians to...

  • Rapid Response to COVID-19

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    The world has changed overnight as a result of the current health crisis — approximately two-thirds of patient visits with primary care providers are now virtual. To help accelerate the shift to virtual care, Canada Health Infoway is working with Health Canada and the provinces and territories to quickly develop and expand virtual care solutions across Canada.

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  • Harnessing Virtual Technology to Evolve Care Delivery

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    Virtual Visits valuable for patients; lower overall health system costs May 29, 2017 (Toronto) – Results of a recent patient survey and observational study found virtual visits, medical consultations between a patient and provider via videoconference,...

  • Rapid Response to COVID-19

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    Infoway Working with Provinces and Territories to Fund Virtual Care Solutions The world has changed overnight as a result of the current health crisis, accelerating the adoption of virtual care. This helps to keep patients, clinicians, clinic staff and...

  • Choosing Wisely Canada’s National Meeting

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    May 12-13, 2021 Infoway is pleased to participate in Choosing Wisely Canada’s National Meeting, which brings together health professionals, patients, system leaders, and researchers. This year’s National Meeting will explore the interplay between...

  • Virtual Care Resources

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    Many Canadian physicians working in primary care clinics have been rapidly reorganizing during the COVID-19 pandemic to provide care in a “virtual first” manner. Virtual care solutions enable physicians to maintain key primary care services for...

  • Blog Post: How to Find PrescribeIT Near You

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    In a recent Infoway study, 80 per cent of respondents were interested in having their health provider send a prescription directly to their pharmacy, without receiving a paper prescription. With 40 per cent of primary care visits now occurring virtually, e-prescribing is becoming an increasingly important tool for clinicians. Learn how to find PrescribeIT® enabled clinics and pharmacies in your community.

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  • Digital Health Week: 2020

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    Posted on November 16, 2020 by Shelagh Maloney Follow @12Maloney I think it’s fair to say that 2020 hasn’t been what anyone expected — particularly for health care. But while this year has brought immense challenges to the health system, it has also...

  • $3.3. Million in Funding will Support Virtual Health Care Across British Columbia During COVID-19 and Beyond

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    July 29, 2020 – The people of B.C. will have continued access to virtual health care throughout the COVID-19 pandemic with support from Canada Health Infoway (Infoway), which is providing $3.3 million to the province, to be split between Provincial...

  • Collaborating to Improve Access to Care for Canadians

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    Posted by Michael Green on February 4, 2020 Follow @MGreenonHealth Canadians want better access to health care and services and they are keen to go online, from their mobile phones or other devices, to view lab test results and other personal health...

  • Myth: Canada isn’t making any progress with virtual care.

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    07 April 2020

    Myth: Canada isn’t making any progress with virtual care. Fact: In 2018 alone, there were 1 million telehealth video consultations between patients and clinicians in Canada, an increase of more than 500 per cent since 2010. Options for virtual care are...

  • #WeAnswerTheCall: National Nursing Week 2021

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    Posted on May 12, 2021 by Waldo Beauséjour National Nursing Week occurs every year during the week of May 12: the birthdate of nursing pioneer Florence Nightingale. It celebrates the nursing profession and recognizes the dedication and contributions of...


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