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Canadian family doctors providing better access to care, lagging behind in offering digital services

January 30, 2020 — The results of an international survey of family doctors show that Canadian doctors are practising more in group settings and offering more weeknight and weekend hours for their patients.

Canada Health Infoway Selects Simeio for Identity, Access and Consent as a Service (IACaaS)

January 27, 2020 (Toronto)Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) is pleased to announce that it has selected Simeio Solutions (Simeio) as the technical solution provider for the new Identity, Access and Consent as a Service (IACaaS). Infoway and its collaborators across Canada will leverage these services to provide Canadians with improved access to health care services, and greater control over their digital health information.

PrescribeIT Launches in Newfoundland and Labrador

January 20, 2020 (Toronto) — Citizens of Newfoundland and Labrador can now benefit from the convenience and safety of e-prescribing with the launch of PrescribeIT® in Bonavista.

PrescribeIT New Features Now Available

January 7, 2020 (Toronto) — New features have been added to PrescribeIT® to enhance the functionality of Canada’s national e-prescribing service for prescribers and pharmacists across the country.

EndoSoft LLC Receives Infoway 2017 Edition Certification

November 29, 2019 (Toronto) — Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) and EndoSoft LLC (EndoSoft) announced today that the EndoVault v3.x solution has achieved Infoway certification under the 2017 Edition of pre-implementation certification requirements.

Infoway Announces Seven ACCESS 2022 Alliance Founding Sponsors

November 12, 2019 (Toronto) — Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) announced today the ACCESS 2022 Alliance Founding Sponsors.

These seven industry leaders have committed to the vision of ACCESS 2022, a movement aimed at improving Canadians’ access to their personal health information and to digitally delivered health services. The founding sponsors are: Accenture Canada, LifeLabs, Orion Health, RGAX, Roche Canada, Teladoc Health and TELUS Health.

Microquest’s EMR Now Supports PrescribeIT®

November 8, 2019 (Edmonton)Microquest announced today the integration of the e-prescribing service PrescribeIT® into its electronic medical record Healthquest.

PrescribeIT® is a national e-prescribing service developed by Canada Health Infoway (Infoway), which enables prescribers to safely and conveniently transmit a prescription electronically between a prescriber’s electronic medical record (EMR) and the pharmacy management system (PMS) of a patient’s pharmacy of choice.

Digital Health Week 2019: Join the Celebration!

November 7, 2019 (Toronto) — Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) is inviting Canadians to participate in Digital Health Week 2019 (Nov. 11-17) to celebrate how digital health is transforming health care in Canada. This is the sixth year for this nationally recognized awareness week, which is once again being held in conjunction with the Infoway Partnership Conference (Nov. 12-13 in Ottawa). 

Infoway Releases Request for Expression of Interest for PrescribeIT® Standalone Solution

September 30, 2019 (Toronto) — To foster innovation, Canada Health Infoway has issued a Request for Expression of Interest (REOI) for a standalone solution to complement the core integrated offering and further expand PrescribeIT® in Canada. Infoway is inviting all interested parties to review the document and participate in the process. The aim of the REOI is to elicit solutions/proposals that will meet our technological, marketing/sales and outreach goals while helping us better understand the capabilities of the broader market.

Portal724 Receives Infoway 2017 Edition Certification

June 13, 2019 (Toronto) — Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) and Portal724 announced today that the Portal724 remote patient monitoring (RPM) solution has achieved Infoway Certification under the 2017 Edition of pre-implementation certification requirements.

PrescribeIT® Welcomes Intrahealth as New EMR Vendor

June 5, 2019 (Toronto) — Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement with Intrahealth Canada Limited (Intrahealth), an electronic medical record (EMR) provider, bringing the total number of PrescribeIT® EMR vendors to 11.

PrescribeIT® Gains Momentum with Growing Canada-Wide Support of National e-Prescribing Service

March 5, 2019 (Toronto) — PrescribeIT® is well on its way to becoming Canada’s national e-prescribing service as more jurisdictions, vendors and retailers have come on board and have committed to making prescribing easier and more convenient for patients and clinicians.

Infoway Releases Request for Proposal to Health IT Industry for ACCESS Gateway

February 28, 2019 (Toronto) — Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) invites leading health IT companies to respond to the newly launched Request for Proposal (RFP) to solicit technology and services related to Identity, Access and Consent, for Infoway’s ACCESS Gateway, a technology service that enables data sharing and the delivery of digital health services to Canadians.

Canada’s National e-Prescription Service Launches in New Brunswick

Saint John is the First Community in Province to use PrescribeIT®

December 11, 2018 (Toronto) — Citizens of New Brunswick are well on their way to experiencing better health outcomes with the recent launch of PrescribeIT®, Canada’s national e-prescribing service, in Saint John.

Access to Digital Health Services Transforming Physicians’ Approach to Patient Care in Canada

December 10, 2018 (Toronto) – Physician access to connected health information in Canada is now high, yet Canadians’ access to virtual care services is limited, according to a new study conducted by Canada Health Infoway (Infoway).

ACCESS 2022: A Movement to Inspire a New Day in Health Care

November 14, 2018 (Montreal) — Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) today announced the launch of ACCESS 2022, a movement to promote a future where all Canadians have access to their health information through the availability and use of digital health tools and services, which will empower patients and improve health outcomes.

Let’s Celebrate Digital Health, November 12-18!

Celebrating Canadians, clinicians and organizations advancing digital health

November 8, 2018 (Toronto) – Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) is inviting Canadians to join us as we celebrate how digital health is transforming health care in Canada.

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