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Medical History

  • 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...

  • Anna's Story: Treating Patients Who Can’t Advocate for Themselves

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    As an EMS worker with Toronto Paramedic Services, Anna believes MedicAlert Digital Health Records are important because they give her access to the most pertinent information when patients aren’t able to properly communicate for themselves.

  • Blog Post: EMRs Can Save You from Constantly Repeating your Medical History

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    It has sometimes felt as though the onus for remembering quality information concerning my health was singularly on me. This responsibility is well and good when I’m an active and able patient, but what happens if I am unable to advocate for myself?

  • 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....

  • 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.

  • Kevin’s Story: Empowerment through Patient Portals

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    From my first breath, to my childhood bout with pneumonia, to a brain scan while working in Japan, to regular check-ups back here in Vancouver, I've had many medical tests done on me all my life. The sad thing is nearly all my medical history has been...

  • Less Repetition of Basic Facts Means More Time for Care

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    Canadians with chronic conditions must often see multiple care providers and have many visits. Access to your medical history through digital health records ensures your health care provider has a complete picture of your history when making decisions...

  • Sean’s Story: Providing Targeted Care

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    As an Alberta Health Services paramedic, Sean explains how digital health allows him to provide more targeted care.Learn how having access to MedicAlert Digital Health Records helped Sean give the best care possible to a 17-year-old having a seizure on...

  • You Never Know When You’ll Need Electronic Access to Your Health Records

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    You never know when — or where — you may need access to your health record. Digital health can help first responders and health care providers make better informed decisions in emergency situations — even if you’re travelling. Our ad explores the...

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