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  • Telemedicine: In the Hands of Patients

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    20 November 2017

    Telemedicine, now more than ever, focuses on the individual needs of the patient. Increasingly patients are being armed with tools that inform and help them direct their care. These include coaching and remote monitoring in the home to support chronic...

  • Digital Health Week

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    Nov. 29 - Dec. 5 Digital Health Week is an annual recognition of how digital health is transforming the delivery of care across Canada as more and more of our health care system becomes digital. Join us Nov. 29-Dec. 5 2021 as Canadians, health care...

  • How e-Prescriptions Can Help Reduce Risk in Opioid Prescribing

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    Posted on October 27, 2020 by Dr. Peter Selby As the COVID-19 pandemic upends Canadians’ daily lives, a surge in opioid-related overdoses continues across Canada. Nearly 15,400 Canadians died from an opioid-related overdose between January 2016 and...

  • Let’s Talk: Accessing Support through e-Mental Health Services

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    Posted on January 26, 2021 by Fraser Ratchford Staying home and wearing masks is protecting our physical health — but it’s important to look after our mental health as well. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, there is growing concern about Canadians’...

  • WELL Health Adds PrescribeIT to “apps.health” Marketplace and Launches National e-Prescribing Service with Canada Health Infoway

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    Vancouver, B.C. and Toronto, ON., December 11, 2020 - WELL Health Technologies Corp. (TSX.V: WELL) (the “ Company ” or “ WELL ”), a company focused on consolidating and modernizing clinical and digital assets within the primary health care sector, is...

  • Mustimuhw Improves First Nations Patient Safety through PrescribeIT

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    April 9, 2020 (Vancouver) – Mustimuhw Information Solutions Inc. is pleased to announce it's helping to improve the safety of First Nations patients through an agreement with Canada Health Infoway's PrescribeIT® . Through the agreement,...

  • Digital Health Can Enable Better Health Outcomes

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    Posted on November 13, 2017 by Nancy Lefebre With an important focus in health care on person- and family-centered care, the move towards technology seems common-sense. People are using technology to make their lives easier. We have heard time and...

  • Closing the Circle of Patient Care

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    Posted on April 25, 2019 by Dr. Mohamed Alarakhia Physicians, nurse practitioners, pharmacists and other clinicians all play an important role in patient care. In the current landscape of the health care system, providers far too often operate in silos....

  • Significant Gap Still Exists Between Canadians’ Desire And Ability To Access Digital Health Services

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    August 2, 2018 (Toronto) — Canadians increasingly want access to digital health services, but there is a significant gap between this desire and their ability to access various services online.

  • Mental Health Week 2021: Supporting Youth through e-Mental Health

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    Posted on May 4, 2020 by Ellie Yu The COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t just threatened Canadians’ physical health. It’s impacting mental health as well. According to Infoway research, mental health needs are increasing, with 21 per cent of Canadians reporting...

  • OnPharm-United Network of Independent Pharmacies Enables PrescribeIT in Record Time

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    April 8, 2021 (Toronto) – OnPharm-United is pleased to announce that the PrescribeIT® e-prescribing service is now available at 120 of its independent pharmacy locations. Developed by Canada Health Infoway (Infoway), PrescribeIT®...

  • Positive Patient Experience Yields Health Care Benefits

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    e-Patient Services enhance patient experience leading to better health outcomes, productivity March 7, 2017 (Toronto) – When Canadians have access to their health information, they are better equipped to be an integral part of their health care team....

  • 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...

  • Access to Digital Health e-Services Helps Canadians Avoid Unnecessary Trips to Doctors and Delivers Significant Value to the Health Care System

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    Personal health records and other e-services provide $106 to $134 million a year in value to the health care system July 12, 2018 (Toronto) — Both Canadians and the health care system benefit when patients can access their personal health records (PHRs)...

  • Digital Health Could Improve Care for Canadian Seniors: Infoway

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    February 8, 2018 (Toronto) – Digital health initiatives underway in Canada demonstrate that innovations in health care service and delivery could help address some of the issues identified in a Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) report...

  • You’re Invited to a Tweet Chat! Digital Health Transforming the Patient Experience

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    Posted on November 11, 2014 by Shelagh Maloney Here at Infoway we live and breathe digital health. We spend our days working with our many supporting organizations and other partners to accelerate the development, adoption and effective use of digital...

  • Interoperability on FHIR

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    Posted on October 6, 2020 by Joel Francis Whether you’re a physician sending diagnostic imaging across the country or a patient checking lab results on a smartphone, it’s essential that different health information systems and devices can talk to each...

  • Vivify Health First to Achieve Infoway 2017 Edition Certification

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    February 15, 2018 (Toronto) – Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) and Vivify Health announced today that Vivify Health Pathways, a mobile digital health platform, is the first to achieve Infoway’s certification under the new 2017 Edition of enhanced privacy...

  • Study Evaluates Mobile App for Chronic Kidney Disease Patients

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    Evaluation to focus on province-wide applicability October 17, 2016 (Toronto) – The Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN) is partnering with Lawson Health Research Institute (Lawson) to evaluate the impact of a remote telemonitoring solution for patients...

  • Join HCSMCA Tweet Chat on Patients, Providers and the Future of Health Care

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    Posted on November 12, 2015 by Shelagh Maloney If you’re looking for Canadians, apparently you have to look online: According to Statistics Canada, 83 per cent of households had access to the internet in 2012 and Ipsos Reid reports that nearly half of...


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