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  • Blog Post: That’s a Wrap on Digital Health Week

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    Digital Health Week 014 included many activities to celebrate all of the great strides that have been made by Canadians to implement digital health solutions.

  • Blog Post: The Surprising Fact About Patient Safety in Canada and What We Can Do to Improve It

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    At Infoway we believe that technology and digital health innovation play a significant role in improving patient safety. According to a 2012 survey, 93% of physicians said electronic medical records (EMRs) allow them to provide improved care

  • Blog Post: What Would You Do with More Time?

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    Canadians could save millions of hours a year if they had more access to digital health tools, but only one in 10 Canadians currently has access to patient services online, such as e-booking, accessing test results or e-visits.

  • Blog Post: You’re Invited to a Tweet Chat! Digital Health Transforming the Patient Experience

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    To acknowledge and celebrate the positive impact of digital health, November 10-14 has been declared Digital Health Week. We want to hear from you! How has digital health improved your patient experience?

  • Breathe: A Canadian Asthma App

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    To help asthma patients better manage their condition, the Ontario Lung Association has developed breathe – a mobile app that helps people with asthma track their symptoms, triggers and medication usage, and provides them with an Action Plan generated...

  • Digital Health Week 2016: A Conversation with Canadians

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    During Digital Health Week 2016 (November 14-20), Canadians joined the Better Health Together community of Supporting Organizations for a conversation about digital health. Throughout the week, clinicians, patients, caregivers, governments, associations...

  • 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...

  • Frequently Asked Questions

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    These are some of the frequently asked questions we’ve received from Canadians. Have a question not listed here or addressed on this website? Contact Us . 1. What is Better Health Together? Better Health Together is a public education campaign funded by...

  • 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...

  • Infographic: The Value of e-Booking

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    The following resources on the value of e-booking are available to assist clinicians and practices in their planning, implementation and sustained use of e-booking or other consumer health solutions.

  • Reducing Hospital Visits with Remote Patient Care

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    Remote Patient Care (RPC) enables patients and their health care providers to be connected with technology. Learn more about how RPC is changing the way health care is delivered in Canada.

  • Whiteboard Animation: Saving Time with Digital Health Tools

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    A new whiteboard animation examines findings from a Conference Board of Canada report that looked into how much time people could save if they had access to digital health.

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