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  • 2015 Digital Health Week: Past Events

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    Many interactive events took place during Digital Health Week, November 16-22, 2015. View videos and transcripts from our webinars, public forums and tweet chats. Using Digital Health towards Better Health This webinar will highlight work that Canada...

  • About Us

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    Better Health Together is a public education campaign developed by Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) to raise awareness of the value and benefits of digital health among Canadians. It is supported by a community of governments and leading clinical,...

  • 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: 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: Digital Health Is Transforming My Experience as a Patient

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    The ability to better track my health and wellness as a core member of my care team is paramount.

  • Blog Post: Digital Health Week: Thank You to Our Supporters

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    At its essence, #digitalhealthweek is about celebrating the stories, the people, and the partners who are helping move digital health forward by sharing their experiences and showcasing the benefits of digital health.

  • Blog Post: e-Booking: A Relatively Simple Concept that Can Make a Big Difference (Part 1 of 2)

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    When it comes to digital health, sometimes a small change can make a big difference — and this is the case with e-booking. A recent white paper released by Canada Health Infoway studies the benefits of e-booking for both clinics and patients.

  • Blog Post: e-Booking: A Relatively Simple Concept that Can Make a Big Difference (Part 2 of 2)

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    e-Booking solutions can let patients book their own appointments, in a matter of seconds and at their own convenience.

  • 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: 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?

  • Blog Post: Even Better Health Together!

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    The Better Health Together campaign was launched last year to raise the level of awareness among Canadians about the benefits of digital health.

  • 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.

  • Blog Post: Home Is Where the Care Is

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    Comfort can be derived from being at home among loved ones and familiar surroundings. It seems only natural that Canadians would want to be able to enjoy the comforts and benefits of home during their health care journey

  • Blog Post: Infographic Examines Benefits of e-Booking for Patients, Clinics

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    Giving patients the ability to e-book their own medical appointments can benefit both patients and clinicians.

  • Blog Post: Innovations Like the Breathe App Help Those with Asthma Manage Their Condition

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    Created by the Ontario Lung Association with support from Infoway, the app helps asthma patients monitor and manage their condition.

  • Blog Post: New Study Finds the Benefits of e-Booking

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    e-Booking offers patients convenience while increasing productivity for health care providers.

  • Blog Post: Personalizing Health Systems Through Digital Health

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    A recent paper by Ivey International Centre for Health Innovation, “It’s All About Me: The Personalization of Health Systems” discusses the importance of personalizing health systems.

  • Blog Post: Remote Patient Care = Fewer Hospital Stays

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    Remote patient care (RPC) means patients can stay connected with their health care team while at home and that care teams can be alerted to a change in a patient’s condition before it becomes serious.

  • Blog Post: Remote Patient Monitoring Could Improve the Quality of Life for Patients

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    Although Canada’s health care system faces many challenges ahead, there is also tremendous innovation happening that is transforming the way health care is delivered.

  • Blog Post: Telehealth Saves Dr. Picard’s Patients from Hours of Travel

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    Dr. Léo Picard’s patients have to deal with pain and mobility issues — this is why he uses videoconferencing solution to have virtual visits with his patients.

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