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Electronic Health Record

  • Accuracy and Convenience

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    Digital health increases accuracy and convenience by limiting human error and making it easier for Canadians to access health care services. One example is e-Prescribing — the secure, electronic creation and transmission of a prescriptions. It improves...

  • Benefits of Digital Health

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    Digital health helps deliver better access to care, better quality of care and more efficient care, for patients and clinicians. It provides better access to care through solutions such as telehealth and remote patient monitoring.

  • Blog Post: Canada’s first Digital Health Week celebrates milestones and engages Canadians to think about digital health

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    We’ve seen profound progress in the implementation of digital health solutions in Canada, and the inaugural Digital Health Week is an opportunity to celebrate the positive impact that technology is having on improving health and healthcare for Canadians.

  • Blog Post: Greg’s Story: Digital Health and Continuity of Patient Care

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    Greg Price was a young man who died in 2012 after spending much of the previous year navigating a disconnected health care system.

  • Brian's Story: e-Prescribing

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    See how Brian benefits from his health care team's use of electronic health records — making the process of getting his prescriptions filled more efficient and streamlined.

  • Confidence and Collaboration

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    Often, patients dealing with a medical condition see multiple health care providers, including trips to the emergency department, visits with specialists and regular check-ins with their family doctor, to name just a few. Co-ordinating care between...

  • Diagnosis and Treatment

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    Electronic health records (EHRs) can help your health care provider make a timelier and better informed diagnosis by having easy access to a comprehensive picture of your health history. Think Digital Health isn’t Making a Difference? Think Again....

  • Digital Health at Work in Canadian Hospitals

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    From bar codes that ensure patients get the correct medication to clinical decision support tools to hospital information systems, digital health is an integral part of Canadian hospitals. It helps provide authorized staff with timely information about...

  • Dr. Tunji Fatoye's Story: Improving Patient Safety

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    Dr. Fatoye uses a secure electronic system that allows authorized health care providers to access the right patient information at the right time. Hear his story and how it's helping his patients.

  • Greg’s Story: Digital Health and Continuity of Patient Care

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    Greg Price was a young man from Alberta who died in 2012 after spending much of the previous year navigating a disconnected health care system. His care providers had good intentions, but there were multiple breaks in communication that caused...

  • Health care moves online: Technological advances give patients access their digital health records

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    Alexa Thompson came to know the extraordinary benefit of online access to her health records in the midst of a major health crisis earlier this year. In March, the Halifax senior was diagnosed with uterine cancer and scheduled for a hysterectomy. Then,...

  • Progress in Canada

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    Canada has made tremendous progress over the past 10-plus years in increasing the availability and use of digital health solutions.

  • 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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