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  • Bet You Don't Know What Week It Is

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    Every day, more of Canada’s health care system goes digital. It’s a private, secure, and effective way to make health care better, for all of us – and this week, we’re celebrating it.

  • Blog Post: Camryn’s Story: EMRs Enable Care Teams to More Easily Find Her Information

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    Since the implementation of an electronic medical record (EMR), Camryn’s care team can more easily find the information they are looking for and quickly share it with their colleagues.

  • Blog Post: EMR Adoption and Patient Empowerment among Top Digital Health Successes for 2014

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    2014 will be remembered as the year the patient movement really gained significant traction. Electronic medical record adoption also increased, with 77 per cent of Canadian primary care physicians using community based EMRs.

  • Blog Post: Taking an Important Step towards Medication Safety with e-Prescribing

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    Canada is now the second largest consumer of prescription opioids in the world. Learn why e-prescribing is an important step towards medication safety.

  • CHEO Celebrates Digital Health Week November 16-22

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    Every day, more of Canada's health care system goes digital. It's a private, secure and effective way to make health care better, for all of us. CHEO is an early innovator and investor in technology because it helps us deliver better health together for...

  • Cheryl's Story: Collaboration between Care Teams

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    Learn how Cheryl, a mother with a young daughter with special needs, makes her visits with health care providers more efficient through the use of electronic health records. Digital health enables the multiple health care providers to see a...

  • Dr. Alex Summers’s Story: Making Informed Decisions

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    As a resident at St. Michael's Hospital, Dr. Alex Summers uses electronic medical records in the emergency department, allowing him to more efficiently communicate with colleagues, make better informed decisions and keep track of patients’ care.

  • Dr. Ewan Affleck’s Story: Doctors Working to Improve the Health of Canadians

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    Doctors are working to improve the health of Canadians. Many are transforming health care at the same time, some in surprising ways. These everyday heroes are leading the way towards health care transformation by innovating for patients. To learn more,...

  • Dr. Kendall Ho's Story: Treatment in Emergency Situations

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    Hear Dr. Kendall Ho give an example of how secure, instant access to a patient's health information in an emergency, provides a comprehensive patient picture that helps health care providers deliver treatment.

  • Dr. Marie-Andrée Fortin's Story: Confidence and Collaboration

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    Listen to the experience of Dr. Marie-Andrée Fortin, the head of the radio-oncology department at the Centre intégré de cancérologie de Laval (CICL), on how the clinic's implementation of digital health tools are improving the patient-provider...

  • Electronic Medical Records at Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario

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    Patients and clinicians have seen great improvements since digital health tools were implemented at Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario. A pediatrician and the mother of one of her patients talk about the benefits of the move from paper to digital...

  • Infographic: Report on Digital Health: Clinicians embracing digital health

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    Infographic showing statistics and testimonials about how clinicians are using technology and digital health tools to provide better patient care.

  • Infographic: Report on Digital Health: The economics of digital health

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    Infographic showing statistics and testimonials about Canada's growing domestic health IT sector, and how investments in digital health are providing value to patients, the health care system and Canada's economy.

  • Knowing the Plan for Clinicians

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    This animated video provides an overview of the Canada-wide initiative and progress for a network of interconnected point-of-care and electronic health record systems. A patient scenario demonstrates how information and communication technology will...

  • Let's Ensure Digital Health Care Does More Help Than Harm

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    The Huffington Post — It's Digital Health Week in Canada (Nov. 16 to 22, 2015). While the impact of digital in health care is not new nor limited to a week, this is a chance to reflect upon the changes and new opportunities coming our way.

  • Monique’s Story: Improving the Quality of Life

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    Hear how Monique's cancer treatment was made easier through her clinic's use of digital health.

  • Treatment in Emergency Situations

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    Timely access to your health information by emergency department staff and first responders who aren’t familiar with your medical history ensures you and your loved ones receive appropriate and informed care in an emergency situation. The ability to...

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