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EHR Benefits

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Telehealth: Bringing care closer to home Telehealth: Bringing care closer to home
22 October, 2012 Unknown
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In BC, thoracic surgeons are providing care closer to home for 30 per cent of their patients via telehealth. Here, Dr. Michael Humer, thoracic surgeon at BC Interior Health Authority, discusses the success they have found over the past eight years resulting in consultations with more than 8,000 patients in 1,700 clinics, saving six million kilometers of patient travel.
 

Tags: Telehealth, videoconferencing, BC Interior Health, Canada Health Infoway, CHI, Infoway, video,

Shared Health Records: Quicker, easier access to patient information Shared Health Records: Quicker, easier access to patient information
22 October, 2012 Unknown
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If you can get the right information at the right time, patients are safer. That’s the message Dr. Tunji Fatoye, unit director at Seven Oaks Hospital’s Kildonan Medical Centre delivers as he discusses eChart Manitoba – a secure electronic system that gives authorized health care providers access to key patient information in a timely and secure manner.
 

Tags: EHR, TPatient safety, eChart Manitoba, Connected Care, Canada Health Infoway, CHI, Infoway, video,

Safer Care for Cancer Patients Safer Care for Cancer Patients
22 October, 2012 Unknown
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With many chemotherapy drugs available for cancer patients, a computerized record becomes a valuable tool for clinicians and their patients. Here, Flay Charbonneau, Clinical Specialist, Systemic Treatment Program at Cancer Care Ontario, talks about how a computer program called OPIS is changing cancer care for the better.
 

Tags: EHR, Chemotherapy, Cancer Care Ontario, OPIS, Canada Health Infoway, CHI, Infoway, video,

My Health Matters: Information and Tools for Albertans My Health Matters: Information and Tools for Albertans
22 October, 2012 Unknown
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Canadians want to be informed and involved when it comes to their health. Patient portals, such as myhealth.alberta.ca, are providing residents with access to credible online health care information, tools and wellness tips. Karla Vermeer, Registered Nurse and Clinical Coordinator at Edmonton West Primary Care Network, discusses how Albertans will soon be able to diarize their health care management, helping them be an active part of their own care team.
 

Tags: EHR, Patient portals, Myhealth, Chronic diseases, Canada Health Infoway, CHI, Infoway

Connecting the Circle of Care with PEI’s Provincial EHR Connecting the Circle of Care with PEI’s Provincial EHR
22 October, 2012 Unknown
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In 2006, with funding from Canada Health Infoway, PEI embarked on a project to replace four legacy systems in one hospital with a new EHR system. Now, no matter where a patient goes in PEI, their record follows them. Margaret Duffy-Landry, RN Business and Clinical Lead, Health PEI, discusses the benefits seen across the province.
 

Tags: EHR, Electronic health record, drug information system, Health PEI, Canada Health Infoway, CHI, Infoway, video