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Telehomecare Reduces ER Use and Hospitalizations at William OslerHealth System

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04 June 2020

The report for the Ontario Telemedicine Network’s Telehomecare initiative shows that telehomecare can be a model of care that connects patients to their healthcare teams in real time, which can shift the health system from expensive hospital-based acute...

North York General Hospital CPOE Toolkit Benefits Evaluation Report

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04 June 2020

This report highlights the successful outcomes of North York General Hospital’s (NYGH) Computerized Provider Order Entry (CPOE) toolkit. The report found the increasing participation of CPOE Toolkit users provides evidence that its importance is being...

Evaluation of Developing and Implementing Canadian Synoptic Reporting and Outcome Standards for Colonoscopy, Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and Colposcopy

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04 June 2020

The project developed, implemented and evaluated national data models for reporting colonoscopy, upper gastrointestinal (UGI) endoscopy and colposcopy procedures that incorporate standard terminologies and classification. The benefits evaluation report...

Community Access to Medical Imaging Benefits Evaluation

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04 June 2020

The Vancouver Island Health Authority (VIHA) and Infoway entered into the joint Computerized Provider Order Entry (CPOE) project: Community Access to Medical Imaging (CAMI). The CAMI project supported needs of community physician offices and VIHA...

Health PEI CPOE Implementation Project – Post Implementation Report

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04 June 2020

This report provides an overview of the Health PEI Computerized Provider Order Entry (CPOE) project and shares critical success factors of implementation as well as lessons learned.

DAP-EPS Benefits Evaluation Final Report

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04 June 2020

This benefits evaluation report evaluates Cancer Care Ontario’s Diagnostic Assessment Program-Electronic Pathway Solution (DAP-EPS). It focuses on usability and user feedback on the application, adoption of the tool among patients, care providers and...

Mental Health Engagement Network (MHEN): Connecting Clients with their Health Team Benefits Evaluation Report

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04 June 2020

The Mental Health Engagement Network (MHEN) project developed, delivered, and evaluated an interactive web-based personal health record, the Lawson SMART Record (LSR), to assist mental health clients in managing their care and connecting with their care...

Evaluation of Benefits of the Mobile Information Systems Implementation

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04 June 2020

A benefits evaluation report examining the benefits of mobile devices and mobile application implementation and use in a hospital setting. The interviews and surveys were conducted at The Ottawa Hospital.

Understanding the Impact of Electronic Medical Record Use on Practice-Based Population Health Management: A Mixed-Method Study

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04 June 2020

Practice-based population health (PBPH) management is the proactive management of patients by their primary care clinical team. This study reports on the PBPH Management Challenge that involved 11 primary care clinics across Canada to complete...

Final Benefits Evaluation: Ambulatory Electronic Mental Health Record - Southlake Regional Health Centre and Mackenzie Health

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04 June 2020

This evaluation was completed for the implementation of the Ambulatory Electronic Mental Health Record (AEMHR) project at Mackenzie Richmond Hill Hospital and Southlake Regional Health Centre and includes Single Sign On (SSO) connection of the hospitals...

Ambulatory EMR Landscape Survey

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04 June 2020

The purpose of the 2015 Ambulatory EMR Landscape Survey was to determine the current adoption and maturity of EMR use in ambulatory care in Canada. This is the only national measure of EMR use in ambulatory care in Canada and was used to inform the...

The Emerging Benefits of EMR Use in Ambulatory Care in Canada – Full Report

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04 June 2020

The Emerging Benefits of EMR Use in Ambulatory Care in Canada is an Infoway commissioned pan-Canadian study to determine the current and emerging benefits of EMR us in ambulatory care. The study reveals that EMR use in this setting is advancing patient...

The Emerging Benefits of EMR Use in Ambulatory Care in Canada – Summary Deck

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04 June 2020

The Emerging Benefits of EMR Use in Ambulatory Care in Canada is an Infoway commissioned pan-Canadian study to determine the current and emerging benefits of EMR us in ambulatory care. The study reveals that EMR use in this setting is advancing patient...

The Emerging Benefits of EMR Use in Ambulatory Care in Canada Infographic

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04 June 2020

The Emerging Benefits of EMR Use in Ambulatory Care in Canada is an Infoway commissioned pan-Canadian study to determine the current and emerging benefits of EMR use in ambulatory care. The study reveals that EMR use in this setting is advancing patient...

The Emerging Benefits of EMR Use in Ambulatory Care in Canada – Executive Summary

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04 June 2020

The Emerging Benefits of EMR Use in Ambulatory Care in Canada is an Infoway commissioned pan-Canadian study to determine the current and emerging benefits of EMR use in ambulatory care. The study reveals that EMR use in this setting is advancing patient...

Children’s Hospital for Eastern Ontario EpicCare Ambulatory Program Benefits Evaluation Report

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04 June 2020

The Children’s Hospital for Eastern Ontario (CHEO) is a pediatric health and research center serving the national Capital region including Eastern Ontario, Western Quebec, as well as Nunavut and parts of Northern Ontario. CHEO implemented an...

Trillium Health Centre: Benefits Evaluation of the Implementation of Patient Order Sets in Long-Term Care

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04 June 2020

This benefits evaluation report discusses the implementation of patient order sets at long-term care sites in the Mississauga Halton LHIN between November 2012 and March 2014. The report evaluates the impact of order sets on improved care delivery,...

Epic EHR Program: MyChart Consumer Health Solutions Benefits Evaluation Report (Pilot)

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04 June 2020

The Children’s Hospital for Eastern Ontario (CHEO) servicing Eastern Ontario, Western Quebec, Nunavut and parts of Northern Ontario implemented an integrated Electronic Health Record (EHR) including MyChart, a secure online portal in CHEO’s Diabetes...

The Value of Connected Health Information: Perceptions of Electronic Health Record Users in Canada

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04 June 2020

This BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making journal article summarizes the results of six provincial and territorial surveys, conducted between 2006 and 2014, about interoperable electronic health records (iEHRs): system, information and service...

myCARE Benefits Evaluation and Final Report

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04 June 2020

The Group Health Centre (GHC) is Ontario's largest and longest established alternatively funded healthcare organization, offering primary and specialist ambulatory care. In September 2014, GHC implemented myCARE, a patient portal that allows patients...

miDASH Consumer Health Solution Benefits Evaluation

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04 June 2020

Health Quality Innovation Collaboration (HQIC) is a non-for-profit organization founded in Ontario by a group of primary care physicians. In January 2014, HQIC launched a patient portal, miDash, that can work across multiple Electronic Medical Records...

MyHealthLinked Project Review and Benefits Evaluation Final Report

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04 June 2020

In March 2015, Barrie and Community Family Health Team (BCFHT) undertook a demonstration project which included the launch of myhealthlinked patient portal. The objective of this Benefits Evaluation report was to uncover any evidence to support...

Growth of the iEHR in Canada: User Adoption Landscape and Benefits

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04 June 2020

Interoperable electronic health record (iEHR) adoption has reached a critical mass of users with iEHRs available in all provinces and territories. Clinicians and other health care professionals in hospital and community settings are accessing important...

Holland Bloorview connect2care Benefits Evaluation Report

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04 June 2020

In December 2014, Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital implemented a consumer health portal, connect2care, that allows patients and families to view components of their clinical health record, book appointments, request changes to their...

Ontario Shores’ HealthCheck Patient Portal Benefits Evaluation Report

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04 June 2020

In December, 2014, Ontario Shores launched the ‘Healthcheck’ Patient Portal to provide patients and caregivers access to their health information, with the aim to promote patient engagement and partnerships in care. The results of this benefits...

Ontario Telemedicine Network Telehomecare Deployment Project: Phase 2-Remote Patient Monitoring

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04 June 2020

In October 2014, the Ontario Telemedicine Network launched the expansion of their telehomecare project to 3500 patients with chronic disease throughout Ontario. This benefits evaluation report exhibits the impact of the telehomecare program such as an...

2014 The Value of Digital Health for Caregivers in Canada

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04 June 2020

In 2014, Canada Health Infoway undertook a national exploratory survey with R.A.Malatest & Associates Ltd., a third party research firm to conduct opinion research to investigate the value of Digital Health for caregivers in Canada. This Market Research...

Centre de Coordination de la Télésanté du Ciusss de l’Estrie – CHUS 2016 Telehomecare Service for COPD Clients

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04 June 2020

In 2016, the Centre de coordination de la télésanté du Centre intégré universitaire de santé et services sociaux de l’Estrie-Centre hospitalier universitaire de Sherbrooke (CCT du CIUSSS de l’Estrie - CHUS) developed a telehomecare (THC) service for...

2014 The Value of Digital Health for Caregivers in Canada Data Set

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04 June 2020

A national survey was conducted in 2014 to investigate the value of digital health for caregivers in Canada around the perceptions of caregiving responsibilities and coordination of care. The data of the survey is available for download on the Dataverse...

Benefits Evaluation Plan – Structured Template

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04 June 2020

The BE Plan - Structured Template serves as a resource for users to prepare a comprehensive benefits evaluation plan for any information and communication technology (ICT) for health initiative or project.

Women’s College Hospital Ambulatory Electronic Patient Record Benefits Evaluation

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04 June 2020

This report summarizes the benefits realized and lessons learned from the implementation of an ambulatory (outpatient) electronic patient record (aEPR) with integration to internal and external key clinical systems across Women’s College Hospital’s...

Methodology to Assess the Economic Impact and Potential of Digital Health Solutions on the Canadian Health Care System

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04 June 2020

This document describes the methodology applied to calculate the economic impact and potential of digital health solutions on the Canadian health care system as it relates to Canada Health Infoway. Infoway acknowledges the leadership and contribution of...

Economic Benefit Model: Walkthrough and detailed calculations

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04 June 2020

This presentation is an overview of the economic benefits model will help quantify benefits to the healthcare system, identifying future focus areas for Infoway. Infoway acknowledges the leadership and contribution of McKinsey & Company for its research...

Cumulative Benefits of Digital Health Investments in Canada

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04 June 2020

This report looks at the collective benefits of digital health investments in Canada using the cumulative benefits calculation, a macro-level indicator trended over a period of 10 years, developed by Canada Health Infoway.

Toronto Health Economics and Technology Assessment (THETA) Collaborative Publications and Abstracts for Ontario Telehomecare Program’s Telecare (TLC) Study

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04 June 2020

This document contains journal publications and abstracts based on research from THETA’s Ontario Telehomecare Program’s Telecare (TLC) Study. Articles include: A multi-level qualitative analysis of Telehomecare in Ontario: challenges and opportunities...

Ontario Telehomecare Program’s THETA Telecare (TLC) Evaluation

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04 June 2020

The Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC) commissioned the Toronto Health Economics and Technology Assessment (THETA) Collaborative from the University of Toronto and University Health Network to evaluate the Ontario Telehomecare...

Connecting Families to Their Health Record and Care Team: The Use, Utility and Impact of a Client/Family Health Portal at a Children’s Rehabilitation Hospital

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04 June 2020

This JMIR article examines the use, utility and impact on engagement in care of a client/family health portal. Clients at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital were provided access to their electronic health records (EHRs) and secure, two-way...

Infoway’s Ambulatory Electronic Medical Record (AMB EMR) Program Lessons Learned

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04 June 2020

This document provides a summary of implementation challenges and key lessons learned synthesized from eleven Benefits Evaluation (BE) reports from Infoway funded Ambulatory Electronic Medical Records (AMB EMR) projects.

Changes in blood pressure among patients in the Ontario Telehomecare programme: An observational longitudinal cohort study

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04 June 2020

This article examines an observational study of over 3500 patients in Ontario, which was conducted to investigate the changes in blood pressure among patients enrolled in the Ontario Telemedicine Network Telehomecare program between 2012 and 2015. Blood...

2016 National Survey of Community-Based Pharmacists: Use of Digital Health Technology in Practice Data Set

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04 June 2020

The 2016 National Survey of Community-Based Pharmacists: Use of Digital Health Technology in Practice, revealed the positive impact that the use of digital health is having on Canadian pharmacists’ changing practice needs and on patient safety and the...

2017 National Survey of Canadian Nurses Data Set

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04 June 2020

The 2017 National Survey of Canadian Nurses is a quantitative survey of Canadian nurses to explore their access to and usage of digital health in nursing practice. It was collected in collaboration with the Canadian Nurses Association. The full data set...

Top Benefits Evaluation Reports and Activities April – June 2017

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04 June 2020

Our Evaluation Services team works with our partners to assess the value of digital health projects and whether objectives have been achieved with our investments. Here are the top benefits evaluation reports and activities from Q1 April – June 2017...

2017 CMA Workforce Survey – Digital Health Results

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04 June 2020

This document provides the results of the three digital health related questions from the 2017 CMA Workforce Survey.

Diffusion of Smart Devices for Health in Canada – Final Report

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04 June 2020

This study examines the results from a national survey of 4,109 Canadian adults, which sought to understand consumer use patterns for mobile apps and smart devices to monitor health and well-being. Funded by Canada Health Infoway, and conducted in...

Top Benefits Evaluation Reports and Activities July – September 2017

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04 June 2020

Our Evaluation Services team works with our partners to assess the value of digital health projects and whether objectives have been achieved with our investments. Here are the top benefits evaluation reports and activities from Q2 July – September 2017...

eHealth Saskatchewan Citizen Health Information Portal (CHIP) Benefits Evaluation Report

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04 June 2020

This report explores the benefits realized from the eHealth Saskatchewan Citizen Health Information Portal (CHIP) Pilot project. CHIP, a citizen-centric personal health record (PHR), allows individual participants to view their personal health...

Evaluating Patient Empowerment in Association With eHealth Technology: Scoping Review

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04 June 2020

This scoping review published in Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR), explores the concept of patient empowerment within the context of citizen access to their health information through an online personal health record. The review furthers the...

Defining Empowerment and Supporting Engagement: Saskatchewan Patients and the eHealth Saskatchewan Citizen Health Information Portal (CHIP)

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04 June 2020

This research study was designed to explore the views of Saskatchewan citizens who took part in the eHealth Saskatchewan Citizen Health Information Portal (CHIP) Pilot project. The study explored the portal use of citizens and the subsequent influence...

eHealth Saskatchewan Citizen Health Information Portal (CHIP) White Paper

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04 June 2020

This paper discusses the demonstrated value from citizen access to their health information during the pilot phase of Saskatchewan’s Citizen Health Information Portal (CHIP). Citizens expressed a positive experience with CHIP through a mixed-method...

Infographic: The Diffusion of Smart Devices for Health in Canada

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04 June 2020

Results of a recent study show an opportunity to advance the health of Canadians through mobile apps and smart devices. It is the first comparable study of its kind internationally, and the largest ever, world-wide. View the full report.

Infographic: Diagnostic Imaging: Summary of Program Achievements

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04 June 2020

Investments in Diagnostic Imaging (DI) have resulted in reduced exam turn-around time, improved productivity for radiologists and the avoidance of thousands of unnecessary patient transfers for additional imaging each year. DI projects have also...

Top Benefits Evaluation Reports and Activities October – December 2017

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04 June 2020

Our Evaluation Services team works with our partners to assess the value of digital health projects and whether objectives have been achieved with our investments. Here are the top benefits evaluation reports and activities from Q3 October – December...

Do primary care physicians have the patient information they need? The impact of electronic health records

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04 June 2020

These slides were presented at the 2017 North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG) Conference. The presentation focused on the value and impact of connected health information in Canadian primary care settings.

Remote Patient Monitoring Project: Prince Edward Island

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04 June 2020

This report explores the value of PEI’s Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) program in providing digital health solutions to patients living with congestive heart failure (CHF) or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). As a Canada Health Infoway...

Evaluation of the Home Health Monitoring Expansion Project

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04 June 2020

This report examines Island Health’s Home Health Monitoring (HHM) program to ensure a self-sustaining method of care for patients living with heart failure (HF) and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Using a mixed methods approach, findings...

Literature Review on the Use and Impact of Telehomecare Programs

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04 June 2020

This literature review examines the primary effects of implementing telehomecare and remote patient monitoring programs for some of the most common diseases in efforts to reform digital health in Canada. Studies conducted in this assessment highlight...

Telehomecare Literature Review: Mental Health Primary Studies

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04 June 2020

This literature review demonstrates the effectiveness of telehomecare and remote patient monitoring programs for patients living with mental health conditions. Primary studies conducted in the United Kingdom and Australia suggests significant...

Telehomecare Literature Review: Asthma

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04 June 2020

This literature review studies the effects of telemonitoring solutions for patients living with asthma. Through the use of mobile devices and web-based interventions, asthma patients reported overall improvements in self-managing their condition. This...

Telehomecare Literature Review: Cancer Primary Studies

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04 June 2020

This literature review provides an overview of telehealth interventions that improves the overall care for cancer patients. Participants reported an overall positive experience using telephone-based and web- based systems. This study benefits...

Telehomecare Literature Review: Cancer

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04 June 2020

This literature review examines telehealth on the prognosis of pain, depression, and quality of life for patients living with cancer. This study benefits researchers and policy maker audiences.

Telehomecare Literature Review: Chronic Kidney Disease

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04 June 2020

This literature review explores the effectiveness of home telemonitoring for patients living with chronic kidney disease (CKD). Through computerized systems and mobile devices, this study measures quality of life, blood pressure, and overall weight of...

Telehomecare Literature Review: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

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04 June 2020

This literature review explores the overall effects of implementing telehealth solutions for patients living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). This study suggests improvements in hospitalization rates, quality of life, health-related...

Telehomecare Literature Review: Diabetes

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04 June 2020

This literature review examines the underlying factors of implementing telemonitoring solutions for patients living with type 2 diabetes. This study provides a brief analysis on measures related to health outcomes, quality of life, and healthcare...

Telehomecare Literature Review: Chronic Heart Failure

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04 June 2020

This literature review highlights the effects of implementing technological interventions for patients living with chronic heart failure (CHF). This study suggests opportunities for high quality care with the use of digital tools including:...

Telehomecare Literature Review: Hypertension

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04 June 2020

This literature review examines telehealth solutions for patients living with hypertension. This study suggests that digital tools such as mobile and portable devices can moderately improve blood pressure control in hypertensive patients. This study...

Telehomecare Literature Review: Mental Health

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04 June 2020

This literature review assesses the value of telehomecare programs for patients living with mental health issues. This study evaluates the results of implementing telehealth programs relating to depression, cognitive functioning, treatment adherence,...

Telehomecare Literature Review: Stroke

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04 June 2020

This literature review demonstrates the efficacy of telehomecare programs for rehabilitation and secondary prevention in stoke patients. This study suggests stroke patients using telerehabilitation services such as virtual reality training and...

Primary Studies by Disease

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04 June 2020

This study provides a brief analysis of findings from a literature review exploring telehomecare and remote patient monitoring programs. As this review investigates patients living with some the most common conditions including chronic obstructive...

Connected Health Information in Canada: A Benefits Evaluation Study – Technical Appendix

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04 June 2020

The Connected Health Information in Canada: A Benefits Evaluation Study – Technical Appendix complements Connected Health Information in Canada: A Benefits Evaluation Study , revealing the specific methods used to determine findings presented in the...

Connected Health Information in Canada: A Benefits Evaluation Study – Whiteboard

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04 June 2020

The Connected Health Information in Canada: A Benefits Evaluation Study – Whiteboard accompanies Connected Health Information in Canada: A Benefits Evaluation Study , providing an animated illustration of major findings from the report. See also:...

Connected Health Information in Canada: A Benefits Evaluation Study – Infographic

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04 June 2020

iEHRs benefit the health care system $1 billion/year. View this infographic to learn more about major findings from our Connected Health Information in Canada: A Benefits Evaluation Study report. See also: Connected Health Information in Canada: A...

Connected Health Information in Canada: A Benefits Evaluation Study

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04 June 2020

With investment from Infoway and its partners in electronic health records, clinicians are beginning to have better access to patient information across the health care system continuum. The Infoway pan-Canadian study Connected Health Information in...

Top Benefits Evaluation Reports and Activities January – March 2018

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04 June 2020

Our Evaluation Services team works with our partners to assess the value of digital health projects and whether objectives have been achieved with our investments. Here are the top benefits evaluation reports and activities from Q4 January– March 2018...

An Evaluation of a Remote Patient Monitoring Solution within Eastern Health

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04 June 2020

This report assesses the effectiveness of Eastern Health’s Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) program for patients living with a chronic disease. Using a quasi- experimental approach, this study evaluates patients on the ability to self-manage their...

Telehomecare: Delivering Value for Canadians — Infographic

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04 June 2020

Recent telehomecare reports from six projects in five provinces (Ontario, British Columbia, Newfoundland and Labrador, Prince Edward Island & Quebec) involved in the Infoway Telehomecare Program, have yielded impressive results. View our infographic to...

Community Paramedicine Remote Patient Monitoring (CPRPM): Benefits Evaluation Lessons Learned

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04 June 2020

This report analyzes the primary effects and lessons learned of implementing the Community Paramedicine Remote Patient Monitoring (CPRPM) Program for patients living with various chronic conditions. This home-based monitoring system aims to help...

Interior Health Cardiac Home Monitoring Project-Phase II: 2016-2018

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04 June 2020

This report conducts an in depth analysis of phase II in the Interior Health Cardiac Home Monitoring Project. This Infoway funded project evaluates the benefits of implementing remote patient monitoring services for patients living with heart failure....

Valuing Canadians’ Secure Access to Their Health Information and Digital Health e-Services

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04 June 2020

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.

Connecting Patients for Better Health: 2018

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04 June 2020

The Connecting Patients for Better Health 2018 report provides the latest availability, use and citizen interest in accessing their health information online as well as digitally enabled health services (e-services). The results are from four public...

Ontario Telemedicine Network: TelePalliative Evaluation Report

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04 June 2020

While most Canadians would prefer to die at home, almost 2/3 of palliative care patients will die in hospital. This study of TelePalliative projects in the Champlain and Erie St. Clair LHINs demonstrated that patients were satisfied with the program,...

Ontario Telemedicine Network: TeleWound Evaluation Report

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04 June 2020

Traditional wound care is costly to the system (over $1 billion in Ontario) and time consuming for patients. This study of a TeleWound project conducted in the Central Eastern LHIN found an 89% patient satisfaction rate with 3 hours of patient travel...

Evaluation of Telehealth for Emergency-Community Continuity of Care Connectivity via Home Telemonitoring

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04 June 2020

This evaluation of a project supporting patients with COPD in Vancouver Coastal Health demonstrates the effects of home health monitoring. Patients reported a 90% satisfaction rate with the program. Hospital administrative data indicated a 47% decrease...

Québec Health Record: Evaluation of Benefits Associated with Access to Three Provincial Clinical Domains through a EMR or ECR Local Viewer or Application

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04 June 2020

This study identified significant potential for the electronic health record and identified recommendations to maximize value. This report is only available in French.

Québec Health Record: An Evaluation

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04 June 2020

This study identified significant potential for the electronic health record and identified recommendations to maximize value. This report is only available in French.

Evaluation of a Telehomecare Initiative Used in Women with Gestational Diabetes

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04 June 2020

Telehomecare Monitoring significantly decreases medical visits without compromising pregnancy outcomes, quality of care and patient satisfaction in women with gestational diabetes mellitus.

Efficiency and Clinical Effectiveness of Telehomecare in Insulin-Treated Diabetic Patients

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04 June 2020

This study found a telehomecare program for diabetic patients demonstrated and improvement in glycemic control compared to usual care. It also suggests a decrease in the number of medical visits, with additional burden shifted to nursing time.

Evaluation of Telewound Home Care Implementation and Impacts

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04 June 2020

Telewound services make wound care expertise more broadly accessible. This evaluation of a project in Quebec found the vast majority of respondents (users, caregivers, nurses) were very satisfied with their participation in virtual wound clinics (97% of...

2018 Canadian Physician Survey

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04 June 2020

Physicians’ Use of Digital Health and Information Technologies in Practice The 2018 Canadian Physician Survey (CPS) focused on the use of digital health technologies in practice by primary care (family physicians/general practitioners) and specialist...

Improving Safety and Efficiency in Care: Multi- stakeholders’ Perceptions Associated with a Peritoneal Dialysis Virtual Care Solution

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04 June 2020

This study assessed the impact of a remote home monitoring solution for patients with Chronic Kidney Disease. It found promising signs of a patient-centric approach and may serve as a blueprint for other virtual care solutions for chronic disease...

Immunization Connect Ontario (ICON): Ontario Survey Results

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04 June 2020

The Immunization Connect Ontario (ICON) initiative allows parents to view and report their child’s immunization records to public health. A survey of users of the system found it is considered secure and easy to use. Seventy-seven percent of respondents...

TelePremie: Telehomecare for step-down care post-NICU discharge

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04 June 2020

This small scale evaluation of Telehomecare for step-down care post-NICU discharge in New Brunswick provides important evidence and lessons for future telehomecare investments for new parents.

Study of Digital Health in Canadian Schools of Nursing

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04 June 2020

Infoway has partnered with the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing to release a report that details the development of digital health competencies in nursing education. Findings highlight the need for additional digital health awareness and...

Use of Digitally-Enabled Health Services, Health System Utilization and Self-Rated Health Status Among Engaged Patients in Canada

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04 June 2020

This study explores the relationship between engaged patient status and use of digitally-enabled health services, utilization of health care services and self-rated health status and mental health status using a nationally representative sample of...

Benefits Evaluation Collaboration Network Webinar (August 19, 2019)

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04 June 2020

Clinical Professor Meredith Makeham’s presentation on the Australian Digital Health Agency and the recently published Evidence and Evaluation Whitepaper from the Global Digital Health Partnership .

Access to Digital Health Services: 2019 Survey of Canadians Summary Report

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04 June 2020

Infoway has been tracking specific aspects of digital health awareness, utilization and perceptions among Canadians annually since 2010 to better understand the Canadian digital health landscape. This report provides highlighted results from the 2019...

Benefits Evaluation Collaboration Network Webinar (December 9, 2019)

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04 June 2020

This Benefits Evaluation (BE) Collaboration Network webinar was the first in a two-part series featuring CIHR’s eHealth Innovations Partnership Program (eHIPP) in the areas of youth mental health, home health monitoring, and supporting seniors with...

Benefits Evaluation Collaboration Network Webinar (January 13, 2020)

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04 June 2020

This Benefits Evaluation (BE) Collaboration Network webinar was the second in a two-part series featuring CIHR’s eHealth Innovations Partnership Program (eHIPP) in the areas of youth mental health, home health monitoring, and supporting seniors with...

Implementation of the Immunization Module in Québec: Benefits Evaluation Report

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04 June 2020

An executive report on the benefit evaluation of implementation and use of the immunization registry module of Panorama in the province of Quebec. The report describes perceived facilitators and barriers to implementation as well as overall benefits of...

2020 National Survey of Canadian Nurses: Use of Digital Health Technology in Practice

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04 June 2020

The results deck highlights the latest quantitative survey of Canadian nurses’ access to and use of digital health in nursing practice. It was a joint collaboration between the Canadian Nurses Association, Canadian Nursing Informatics Association and...

Analysis of the Current and Potential Benefits of Virtual Care in Canada

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04 June 2020

This analysis describes the current virtual care landscape in Canada with a focus on the benefits achieved through investments in telehealth for rural and remote communities and projected benefits for the expansion of virtual care to primary care...

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