Watch this short video to hear experiences and perspectives of patients, clinicians, and health care administrators on the journey to better care through improved connection and access to health information.
Tags: EHR, electronic health record, health information, health IT
Patients are receiving faster treatment in five priority areas: cancer surgery, selected cardiac procedures, cataract surgery, hip and knee replacements and diagnostic imaging (CAT scans or MRIs) thanks to Ontario’s Wait Times Information System or WTIS.
Tags: diagnostic imaging, CAT scans, MRIs, cancer surgery, selected cardiac procedures, cataract surgery, hip and knee replacements, Ontario Wait Times Information System, WTIS, EHR, healthcare information technology
For patients needing emergency care, it can be difficult for them, or their caregivers to give an accurate medical history. Electronic health records give providers instant access to a patient's health information when they need it the most.
Tags: EHR, electronic health record, medical history, Canada Health Infoway, CHI, Infoway, video, emergency room, emergency care
Webinar: Benefits of EMRs in Community-Based Practice
A pan-Canadian benefits evaluation study determined the current and emerging effects of implementing electronic medical records in community-based practices. This webinar provides an in-depth presentation on the study findings.