Infoway Funded Projects
Infoway is working to scale digital health solutions to help improve access to care. Examples include:
PrescribeIT®, Canada’s only national, not-for-profit e-prescribing service enhances medication safety by enabling prescribers to electronically transmit prescriptions directly from their electronic medical records to a pharmacy management system, reducing the need for transcribing prescriptions.
Mustimuhw Citizen Health Portal
The Mustimuhw Citizen Health Portal is aimed at closing the circle of care by providing patients with a personal health record (PHR) connected to a community electronic medical record (cEMR). Built for First Nations Peoples by First Nations Peoples, the Mustimuhw cEMR, along with the citizen portal, enables more efficient communication and coordination of care.
Kids Help Phone
Crisis Text Line powered by Kids Help Phone provides bilingual crisis support to Canadian youth through their preferred method of communication — texting. Young Canadians can text 686868 to connect with a trained crisis responder.
ACCESS Atlantic is a collaboration between New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador, and Infoway to increase citizen access to their health information and digitally-enabled health services. The initiative is a test-bed for Canada, and is designed to transform the way health care is delivered while also driving economic development.
Rapid Response to COVID-19
To help accelerate this shift to virtual care as a result of COVID-19, Infoway reallocated existing funds to create a Rapid Adoption of Virtual Care Fund. In consultation with Health Canada and the jurisdictions, we identified three priority areas for investment that would have the biggest impact in the shortest amount of time: accelerating the implementation of virtual care solutions (including e-visits and home monitoring), offering online mental health services and increasing citizen access to COVID-19 results. Learn more.