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Shelagh Maloney

  • The Surprising Fact About Patient Safety in Canada and What We Can Do to Improve It

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    Posted on October 27, 2014 by Shelagh Maloney According to the Canadian Patient Safety Institute (CPSI), between 9,000 and 24,000 Canadians die each year from preventable adverse events in hospitals. This number is surprising — but even more so when you...

  • Going from Paper to Digital Enables Quick Access to Immunization Records

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    Posted on September 9, 2015 by Shelagh Maloney With some vaccine-preventable diseases such as measles making a resurgence, quick and easy access to immunization records is more important than ever before. Digital health offers public health officials...

  • Better Communication Means Safer Care

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    Posted on October 22, 2015 by Shelagh Maloney Between 9,000 and 24,000 people die each year from preventable adverse events in hospitals. This is a startling stat and one we should keep top of mind as we approach Canadian Patient Safety Week , from...

  • The Economics of Digital Health

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    Posted on February 9, 2016 by Shelagh Maloney Digital health can mean faster care and better outcomes for patients and instant access to important information for authorized clinicians — but the benefits don’t stop there.

  • Telehealth Saves Dr. Picard’s Patients from Hours of Travel

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    Posted on May 29, 2015 by Shelagh Maloney No one likes taking time from their busy lives to go to the doctor’s office. Imagine if that trip required hours of travel? Worse still, imagine making that trip while dealing with pain and mobility issues...

  • Bridging Distances through Telehealth Helps Both Patients and the Health Care System

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    Posted on April 19, 2016 by Shelagh Maloney Geography doesn’t have to be a factor anymore in the level of care a patient receives, and that’s good for both patients and the health care system. Take the case of Dr. Dylan Blacquiere, a stroke neurologist...

  • LEADERSHIP SESSION > Are We Meeting the Health Care Needs of Canadians?


    21 November 2016

    Shelagh Maloney, Vice President, Consumer Health, Communications & Evaluation Services, Canada Health Infoway Jillianne Code, Patient Advisor Brian Penner, Patient Advisor Sara Kearley, Patient Advisor In this interactive session using polling...

  • State of Digital Health in Canada Tweet Chat

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    Posted on November 14, 2016 by Shelagh Maloney Date: Friday, November 18, 2016 Time: 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET Where: Twitter at #ThinkDigitalHealth

  • Personalizing Health Systems Through Digital Health

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    Posted on March 21, 2014 by Shelagh Maloney A recent paper by Ivey International Centre for Health Innovation, “ It’s All About Me: The Personalization of Health Systems ” discusses the importance of personalizing health systems. “There is increasing...

  • A Look Back at Digital Health Week

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    Posted on November 29, 2016 by Shelagh Maloney Thanks to all who participated in Digital Health Week (Nov. 14-20)! The event was very successful in sparking conversations with Canadians about how digital health is empowering them in moving from patients...

  • Infoway’s Patient Engagement Framework Helps Us Connect with Patients and Consumers

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    Posted on May 31, 2016 by Shelagh Maloney Digital health technologies have the potential to transform the patient experience and improve patient outcomes — but to do so, they need to be designed with the patient in mind. This is why engaging with...

  • Even Better Health Together!

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    Posted on September 17, 2014 by Shelagh Maloney Over the course of the summer, I had the opportunity to meet with a number of jurisdictions and national health organizations to discuss Better Health Together , Infoway ’s public education campaign. The...

  • 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...

  • That’s a Wrap on Digital Health Week

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    Posted on November 14, 2014 by Shelagh Maloney Today is the final day of Digital Health Week, and we’ve had a fantastic time celebrating all the great strides that have been made by Canadians to implement digital health solutions. What a week it has...

  • EMR Adoption and Patient Empowerment Among Top Digital Health Successes for 2014

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    Posted on January 20, 2015 by Shelagh Maloney January is tough! It’s back to work after the holidays, the weather is lousy and I’m faced with the guilt that I’ve never made a resolution that I’ve kept for more than a week – except for the year that I...

  • Engaging with Patients During Digital Health Week

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    Posted on October 28, 2015 by Shelagh Maloney Earlier this year, we held a #HCSMCA tweet chat on our upcoming Digital Health Week to ask for input on what the focus of the week should be. And while there were lots of great ideas and discussions , one...

  • 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...

  • We Made Quite an Impression – In Fact, We Made 23 Million of Them

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    Posted on December 3, 2015 by Shelagh Maloney Last month, we asked Canadians to get together and “think digital health” in order to celebrate the difference digital health is making. Digital Health Week was a great success have a look at the impressive...

  • Digital Health Can Help Empower Patients in their Battle with Cancer

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    Posted on February 4, 2016 by Shelagh Maloney It’s World Cancer Day today, and to raise awareness, the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer (CPAC) , along with its international partners, are asking people and organizations to take a pledge on what they...

  • Remote Patient Care = Fewer Hospital Stays

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    Posted on April 15, 2015 by Shelagh Maloney Remote patient care (RPC) is just one digital health innovation that is transforming the delivery of health care in Canada. Infoway recently released a new whiteboard animation that explores the benefits of...

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