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2014 News Releases

 

Health Sciences North Wins National Award for Health Technology and Expands Its Use of Electronic Health Records

May 1, 2014 (Sudbury, ON) – Health Sciences North/Horizon Santé-Nord (HSN) has been recognized as a national leader for its use of electronic health records.

Medical School Faculty and Students Recognized for Commitment to Improving Clinical Practice Through Digital Health Solutions

April 29, 2014 (Ottawa) – The Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC) and Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) are pleased to announce the results of two competitions aimed at improving clinical practice and patient care by supporting medical school faculty, students and residents in their learning and clinical use of digital tools.

Point-Click-Book: Infoway helps clinics introduce e-booking

New initiative supports eligible physicians and nurses to improve patient experience

March 19, 2014 (Toronto) – Patients of eligible clinics who participate in Canada Health Infoway’s (Infoway) new e-Booking Initiative will soon be able to book appointments online or with a mobile device. Nine in ten Canadian adults surveyed say that they would likely use this type of service if available; and research summarized in a recent Infoway white paper shows that e-booking offers many potential benefits including improved productivity, fewer appointment no-shows, and enhanced patient and staff satisfaction.

Seven Health Care Organizations LEADing the Way

LEADing Practices advance the awareness and adoption of digital health in Canada

March 11, 2014 (Toronto) – Canada Health Infoway (Infoway), in partnership with Accreditation Canada, announces seven LEADing Practice award recipients for their leadership in the advanced use of technology in clinical practice. The award is part of Infoway's pan-Canadian Knowing is Better clinician education campaign developed to generate awareness of the benefits of digital health in Canada.

Social media challenge invites Public Health to go viral

Public Health can leverage social media for more than $70,000 in awards

February 26, 2014 (Toronto) – Go viral to promote health! That is what public health organizations are being encouraged to do in the Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) ImagineNation Public Health Social Media Challenge, which launched today. The teams with the most infectious social media campaigns will share in more than $70,000 in awards and incentives.

Canada Health Infoway Recognized for Commitment to Accountability

February 25, 2014 (Ottawa) – Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) today received a Canadian Government  Executive Leadership Award in recognition of its continued commitment to accountability for investments and excellence in project management.

Nipissing University Educator Recognized for Leadership in Digital Health

Associate Professor receives Nursing Faculty E-Health Award

January 22, 2014 (North Bay, ON) – The Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (CASN) and Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) awarded Dr. Aroha Page, associate professor, Nipissing University, with the 2013 Nursing Faculty E-Health Award at an award ceremony today. Member of Parliament (MP) Jay Aspin was on-hand to present the award, which celebrates leadership in e-health nursing education.

Electronic Health Record Enhances Safety, Quality and Access for Families

Province Launches New Component of Electronic Health Record

January 17, 2014 (Grand Falls-Windsor, NL) – The development of the provincial electronic health record, HEALTHe NL, continues to progress with the addition of the HEALTHe NL Viewer. The Viewer is a portal that provides authorized health care professionals with a single point of access to view patient information at the place of care. This latest milestone was announced today at the Central Newfoundland Regional Health Centre in Grand Falls-Windsor.

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